HISTORIC VICTORY IN PERU:Congress approvesDomestic Workers Law On Saturday 5 September, the Peru Congress approved a law guaranteeing the rights of domestic workers. This is the culmination of decades of grassroots organizing, nationally and internationally. For more information contact: Leddy Mozombite Linares https://www.facebook.com/fenttrahop.peru/ Since 2011, when the ILO passed Convention 189 which recognizes domestic workers…

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Español / English petition after photo and Spanish links Las #TrabajadorasdelHogar necesitamos de tu ayuda. Firma y comparte esta petición HOY para que el Congreso no demore más el debate y la aprobación de la #LeydeTrabajadorasdelHogar #SeraLey Our sisters in Peru’s Global Women’s Strike and domestic workers union FENTTRAHOP, are asking for signatures urging Congress…

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Tuesday 1 Sept, 2.30-4.30pm: Selma James and Nina Lopez speaking at conference session on: Gender, livelihood and the impact of Covid organized by the Feminisms and Degrowth Alliance. To register: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/economy-and-livelihoods-after-covid-19-tickets-116083505891 This session is organized by the Feminisms and Degrowth Alliance (FaDA). It contains intersectional feminist reflections on Covid-19 and the politics of social reproduction, the Care Income, and…

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Prosecute for offences of killing and causing injury, not merely non-compliance of occupational safety and health requirements We, the 49 undersigned groups, organizations and trade unions demand that Inquests (Inquiries into death) be conducted for all deaths at workplace, to ensure that justice be done, and ensure that those responsible for the death of workers…

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The massive Black Lives Matter movement with its timely and urgent demands to end systemic racism is facing the threat of being diverted from its core demands. Attempts are being made to shift the focus onto manufactured issues that stereotype our communities, like “Black on Black” violence and knife/gang crime — code words for labelling…

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End Stop & Search. The most pervasive racist abuse by police: 375,588 s&s in England & Wales (2019), and a sharp increase during lockdown. Black people, especially children and young men, are 10x more likely to be s& than white people; Asian people x3 more. It humiliates, persecutes and interferes in daily life. Every mother…

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Please see this Washington Post op ed, Yes. Balancing work and parenting is impossible. Here’s the data, which mentions the Wages for Housework Campaign, links to the Global Women’s Strike and calls for what we have been advocating for decades. A two-parent family chronicled balancing waged work and caregiving work for their children during lockdown and found: “The…

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The pandemic demonstrates how caregivers serve as frontline and essential workers, filling the gaps in our health care system. Even before this crisis, around 43.5 million Americans worked as unpaid caregivers to their children, aging parents or adult family members with a disability. The WRCR Act updates the definition of work to recognize the uncompensated…

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