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 … Read more Women’s Demands for Black Lives Matter Movement
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 … Read more Wash Post op ed agrees with the Wages for Housework Campaign!
SARA CALLAWAY AND CRISSIE AMIS FRIDAY, JUNE 19, 2020 Today we will celebrate the anniversary of our emancipation from slavery by joining the Poor People’s Campaign Digital Gathering, write SARA CALLAWAY and CRISSIE AMIS Coinciding with the anniversary of emanciptaion in the US, a remarkable wave of protests for racial equality has swept the globe … Read more Morning Star: ‘Juneteenth’ is our Freedom Day
The Global Women’s Strike & Payday networks are joining the Poor People’s Campaign virtual march on Washington this Saturday 20 June 2020. Wherever you are, join us! An unprecedented wave of protests for racial justice has swept the United States and the globe since the modern-day police lynching of George Floyd on 25 May. In … Read more Event: Sat 20 June join Poor People’s Campaign virtual march
The Global Women’s Strike and Women of Color in the Global Women’s Strike are national partner organizations with the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival. We urge you to join us for the Poor People’s Campaign June 20th Digital Gathering. In the context of uprisings across the country against police killings of … Read more Event: June 20: Poor People’s Campaign Digital Mass Gathering!
We, the 56 undersigned organizations, groups and trade unions are concerned about the lack of obvious enforcement and prosecution of employers, contractors, developers including Directors and CEOs when they violate laws meant to ensure worker safety and health, even during this Movement Control Order (MCO) where workers ought to be kept safe from Covid-19. No … Read more Statement: 56 Groups: Employers who breach OSH laws and expose workers to Covid-19 must be prosecuted
Guest Articles by Guest Writer – 12/06/2020 The Stories of those involved: Written by Greg Kennedy After the murder of George Floyd by four Minneapolis Police officers and countless other cases of racially motivated hate crimes across the US by citizens and police – the UK stood alongside the United States this weekend in a number of Black … Read more Mansi Vithlani: BLM LONDON PROTESTS
Camden New Journal Letters Coverage of Mr Cardoso and other deaths in police custody, and CNJ’s marks of respect for anti-racist protest is appreciated. (Mother of student who died in custody: ‘Black men are dying for no reason’) Harrowing images of George Floyd’s torture and death by police kneeling on his neck have been a … Read more CNJ: Death a massive wake-up call
The Global Women’s Strike works with the Haiti Action Committee (HAC) in support of the grassroots movement for democracy in Haiti. HAC is distributing the important message below from Haitian peasant organizations who say: ‘We Stand In Solidarity to Demand an End to Police Terror’. Press Release fromPeasant Organizations in Haiti,Port-au-Prince May 31, 2020 Haiti … Read more Statement: Haiti’s Peasants Stand in Solidarity w US protesters
READ OPEN LETTER TO GOVERNMENTS – A CARE INCOME NOW! See TRANSLATIONS so far.ENDORSE here. List of organizational and individual endorsers. Watch the webinars “From Coronavirus and Beyond: Valuing Caregiving — The Unwaged Work that Protects People and the Environment” and Care Income Now! webinar. Read press coverage and the press statement about the #CareIncomeNow … Read more #CareIncomeNow