Event : Black Women’s Lives Count: Reclaiming Our Sisters Everywhere.
Support a permanent memorial for South Los Angeles victims of serial murders. ONLINE Thursday, December 8, 2022 3:30pm PST / 5:30pm CST / 6:30pm ESTRegister at https://bit.ly/rosesladec8 Event organized by Black Coalition Fighting Back Serial MurdersDonate: http://rosesouthla.org/donate For more info: http://rosesouthla.org/contact-us.Read More
Event : Hear Selma James speak at KPFA’s Letters & Politics, on Hookers in the House of the Lord
Tune in to KPFA on Monday, December 5, to Letters and Politics with Mitch Jeserich for an interview with Selma James of the Global Women’s Strike. The interview will be aired at either 10.08am or 10:30. Selma will speak about the historic 1982 occupation of the Holy Cross Church by sex workers in London. She was their spokeswoman at…Read More
Ham & High podcast : Selma James speaks about the campaign’s success, initial resistance from feminists, and how, if at all, things have improved for women and unpaid carers across the world.
Upcoming Event : Resistance Exhibition – Day of Workshops and Talks – Saturday 12 November.
Event organised by Stonehenge Heritage Action Group, Global Women’s Strike and Resistance Exhibition Address : Black Door, Soho Studios, 17-19 Archer Street, London, W1D 7, United Kingdom. 𝐏𝐫𝐨𝐠𝐫𝐚𝐦𝐦𝐞: 𝟐𝒑𝒎: 𝑮𝒍𝒐𝒃𝒂𝒍 𝑾𝒐𝒎𝒆𝒏’𝒔 𝑺𝒕𝒓𝒊𝒌𝒆: 𝟓𝟎 𝒀𝒆𝒂𝒓𝒔 𝒐𝒇 𝑶𝒓𝒈𝒂𝒏𝒊𝒔𝒊𝒏𝒈 𝑨𝒄𝒓𝒐𝒔𝒔 𝑺𝒆𝒄𝒕𝒐𝒓𝒔 𝟑.𝟑𝟎𝒑𝒎: ‘𝑲𝒏𝒐𝒘 𝒀𝒐𝒖𝒓 𝑬𝒏𝒆𝒎𝒚’ 𝒘𝒊𝒕𝒉 𝑪𝒐𝒓𝒑𝒐𝒓𝒂𝒕𝒆 𝑾𝒂𝒕𝒄𝒉 𝟓𝒑𝒎: 𝑹𝒐𝒂𝒅 𝒕𝒐 𝑹𝒆𝒔𝒊𝒔𝒕𝒂𝒏𝒄𝒆! 𝑷𝒂𝒏𝒆𝒍 𝑫𝒊𝒔𝒄𝒖𝒔𝒔𝒊𝒐𝒏 𝐌𝐨𝐫𝐞 𝐚𝐛𝐨𝐮𝐭 𝐨𝐮𝐫 fellow 𝐬𝐩𝐞𝐚𝐤𝐞𝐫𝐬: 𝐂𝐨𝐫𝐩𝐨𝐫𝐚𝐭𝐞 𝐖𝐚𝐭𝐜𝐡:…Read More
A ‘front loaded’ child benefit avoids the financial recognition mothers are campaigning for
As the Wages for Housework Campaign celebrates its 50th anniversary, money for mothers is increasingly on the agenda. The think tank Civitas proposes that parents with children under the age of four should be paid £8,000 a year to look after them. See here. This would be done by “frontloading” child benefit, that is more of the…Read More
What Mothers and Other Caregivers Want: Fill in the International Survey.
We write to bring to your attention our What do mothers and caregivers want? international survey. We urge you to fill it in and/or circulate it among family, friends and social networks if you haven’t already. The survey is being circulated in different countries and four languages so far – English, Italian, Spanish and Thai – and has…Read More
Hookers in the House of the Lord: The Reunion, 21 October 2022.
This autumn marks 40 years since the English Collective of Prostitutes (ECP) occupied the Church of the Holy Cross in the red-light area of King’s Cross, London, for 12 days to protest “police illegality and racism” against sex workers. Tickets for our event below were snapped up before we had a chance to publicise it!…Read More
Selma James is speaking at the Anarchist Bookfair, London
16.30-17.30pm : Autonomy – Central to Organizing and Unity. UPCOMING EVENT : Selma James is speaking at the Whitechapel Gallery this weekend! Workshop with Q&A at the London Anarchist Bookfair Clore Creative Studio in the Whitechapel Gallery (close to the Bookfair) 77-82 Whitechapel High St, London E1 7QX. The Global Women’s Strike is also having…Read More
Islington Tribute: It’s 50 years since the Wages for Housework campaign was launched. Angela Cobbinah asks how far it has come
Waging war It’s 50 years since the Wages for Housework campaign was launched. Angela Cobbinah asks how far it has come Thursday, 11th August — By Angela Cobbinah Women’s Centre premises in King’s Cross in the 1970s IT is some time in the mid-1970s and a pensioner is stopped in a London street by a BBC…Read More
Screening Great Archive Films: Friday 8 July, 6pm at Crossroads Women’s Centre.
Our Time is Coming Now, 1971 : Selma James, a socialist and feminist uses her own experiences working in low paid jobs and being a mother and housewife as a starting point in this investigation into whether women are exploited in all areas of society. All Work and No Pay, 1976 : Made for Open…Read More