Autonomous organisations in the Global Women’s Strike

Each has its own constituency and campaigns.  Each can count on the collective power of all.

Campaigns include:
Ending poverty, welfare cuts, detention, deportation / a living wage for all carers / domestic workers’ rights / pay equity / justice for survivors of rape and domestic violence / challenging racism, disability racism, queer discrimination, transphobia / decriminalising sex work / stopping the state taking children from their mothers / opposing apartheid, war, genocide, military occupation, corporate land grabs / supporting human rights defenders, refuseniks / ending the death penalty and solitary confinement … all are fighting for climate justice and survival.

English Collective of Prostitutes (ECP)

Campaigning for the decriminalisation of prostitution, for sex workers' rights and safety, and for resources to enable people to get out of prostitution if they want to.

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Queer Strike 

Grassroots, multi-racial, lesbian, bi, trans, queer women’s group campaigning for their economic, legal and human rights.

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Single Mother's Self Defense 

Network of single mothers and other women caring for children alone. Campaigning for entitlements to welfare/housing/services & other resources.

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WinVisible is a multi-racial community group of women with visible and invisible disabilities: polio, sickle cell anaemia, osteo-arthritis, mental health issues, cancer . . . from different backgrounds:  asylum seekers, refugees, other immigrants, UK-born.

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Women of Colour in GWS

Network of women of colour from Africa, India, Latin America, Europe, US and indigenous lands campaigning for women's unwaged work to be recognized and paid for

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Our caring perspective informs other automomous groups at Crossroads Women's Centre:

All African Women's Group

The All African Women’s Group is a group of women, asylum seekers, immigrants and refugees from all over the world.

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Black Women's Rape Action Project

Winning justice for women of colour and immigrant women who have survived rape, racist attacks and other forms of violence.

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Global Women Against Deporation

Campaigning to expose and end horrific injustice women face in the asylum system, and government imposed destitution that they and their children suffer as a result.

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Legal Action Against Women

Legal Action for Women (LAW) is a grassroots anti-sexist, anti-racist legal service for all women.

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Support Not Separation

A coalition to end the unwarranted and damaging separation of children from their mother or other primary carer.

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The Milk of Human Kindness. 

Defending breastfeeding from the global market & the AIDS industry.

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Vital Forces 

Homeopaths & other alternative care practitioners at the Centre.

Women Against Rape. 

Campaigning for justice, protection and compensation for all women and girls who have suffered sexual, domestic and/or racist violence.

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