July 20 Philadelphia: Black Women’s Lives Count

BLACK WOMEN’S LIVES COUNT RECLAIMING OUR SISTERS EVERYWHERE (ROSE) Community Conversation · Archives Display · Film clipsMusic · Refreshments · Childcare (call ahead) Saturday July 20 3-5pmCrossroads Women’s Center5011 Wayne Ave Phila PA 19144 Since the early 1980s, at least 200 Black women and girls were killed or disappeared and presumed dead in South Los…

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Press release from Queer Strike: “When women are paid for all we do, there’ll be a lot of wages due . . .”

Singer-song writer Gemma Rogers has re-imagined the song, “Wages Due”, written and originally sung by Boo Watson in 1975.  Released on Bandcamp, people are asked to pay what they can when they download the song.  We’re delighted that all proceeds will go to Crossroads Women.    Boo Watson was a founding member of Wages Due Lesbians in Toronto, Canada, and a talented musician. She composed and wrote the “Wages…

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Final report: What Mothers and Other Caregivers Want

In a survey of 1065 respondents from 50 countries, an overwhelming 84% said that caring deserves a care income. They wanted more time with their family, and to work outside the home part-time rather than full-time. While the responses summarized in the report reflect only the views of those who took part, they provide illustrative testimonials on crucial topics. Read the report…

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Natural Growing in India – our article in Allotment Gardener newsletter

Dear Friends, Please see article below by food growers in the Global Women’s Strike network, inspired by the movement of women farmers in Andhra Pradesh spreading natural farming through their Self-Help Groups. More information on this growing movement here. Natural Growing in India We are allotmentgrowers/gardeners in London and Suffolk,growing food withoutchemicals for some time.We have been inspired bythe grassroots women’sself-help farmingmovement in AndhraPradesh, India.Since 2016, Andhra Pradesh Community Managed Natural Farming has been spearheaded by women groups that…

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Happy Birthday Mumia Abu-Jamal!

Dearest Mumia, Thinking of you especially on your landmark 70th birthday and sending arm-loads of love and every good wish. We can’t say enough how precious you are to us and many around the world. You’ve made and continue to make a remarkable life under the most challenging circumstances – inspiring, thoughtful and compassionate. What…

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Crowdfunder – Surviving the Military Dictatorship in Myanmar

Surviving the Military Dictatorship in Myanmar is a crowdfunder launched after the powerful testimony we heard at our recent Trade Unions Under Military Rule in Myanmar conference at Friends House. People are being tortured by the regime as political prisoners and need serious medical and physical support when they are released. Others are in hiding…

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Join us at conference in support of the movement against the military coup in Burma/Myanmar.

Join us on 20 April at the conference we are organising with Public and Commercial Services Union (PCS), No Sweat and Peace & Justice Project, in support of the movement against the military coup in Burma/Myanmar. See below and book your tickets here https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfLXLTMLikaNO84eh5GUk8gyGPz3woxJJy8e-9jSfWP1NjzOA/viewform We are also hosting a benefit comedy gig for Myanmar trade…

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