90% of garment workers in Myanmar are women, the primary carers of children and others. Their unions are calling for fashion brands to act urgently and cease all production in Myanmar to weaken the military dictatorship and force it to step down. Over 170 organisations internationally have so far signed our statement in support of…

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As the planet burns and pandemics rage, Selma James’s work with the Wages for Housework movement shows that we ignore the labor of care at our own peril. Emily Callaci March 2, 2022 Sex, Race, and Class—The Perspective of Winning: A Selection of Writings 1952–2011Selma JamesCommon Notions and PM Press, $20 (paper) Our Time is…

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Children are suffering due to Senate inaction! ⚡ Twitterstorm Tuesday March 8, International Women’s Day ⚡ 11am-1pm PT / 2-4pm ETDefend the #ChildTaxCredit The #ChildTaxCredit in the Build Back Better plan helped more than 36 million families with children afford groceries and school supplies, pay bills and make ends meet. It lifted 3.7 million children…

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Frankie Lister-Fell0Published: 1:59 PM March 1, 2022 Global Women’s Strike at an Extinction Rebellion protest on October 12 2019. – Credit: Crossroads Audiovisual Collective Ahead of International Women’s Day next Tuesday, a charity based at Kentish Town’s pioneering women’s centre, Crossroads, is launching a global survey asking: What do women and carers really want? Global Women’s Strike (GWS), which is…

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CONTACT: Peggy O’Mara  505-699-3909 Nina Lopez  44 20 7482 2496 wmsurvey@gmail.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE International Survey Asks Mothers and other CaregiversWhat They Want and Need On Tuesday March 8, 2022, International Women’s Day, the Global Women’s Strike (GWS) will launch an international survey, “What Do Mothers and Caregivers Want?” This event opens a year of…

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Dear sisters and friends, Burma/Myanmar: Urgent Appeal for Donations We wrote to you at the end of last year asking for donations for the Karen Women’s Organization (KWO) in Burma/Myanmar. We enclose below a report from KWO about their survival work, saving the lives of people fleeing bombing and repression. The population is as determined…

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We wrote to you at the end of last year asking for donations for the Karen Women’s Organization (KWO) in Burma/Myanmar. We enclose below a report from KWO about their survival work, saving the lives of people fleeing bombing and repression. The population is as determined as ever to continue the resistance against the military takeover. The Global Women’s Strike has met KWO and we are confident that it is best placed to ensure that all aid reaches those who need it most. We have pledged to make a regular monthly donation so that KWO can better plan what help it provides. Any support you can give will help – both one-off donations and a monthly commitment if you are able.

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The unions’ message is clear: if international clothing manufacturers are serious about human rights and democracy, they must take their factories out now — or risk funding the the dictatorship, writes LAURA WATSON Anti-coup protesters flash the three-finger sign of defiance during a demonstration in Yangon, Myanmar, April 23 2021 ON THE first anniversary of…

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