Wash Post op ed agrees with the Wages for Housework Campaign!

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!

There is more than one pandemic. In response to the health, climate, poverty and war crises, we call for a Care Income Now!

The coronavirus pandemic comes on top of the climate pandemic, the poverty pandemic and the war pandemics which have hit single mother families, ill, disabled and older people hardest. It is exposing weaknesses in our ability to resist and survive physically and financially – from immune systems already compromised by poverty, pollution, war, occupation and displacement … Read more There is more than one pandemic. In response to the health, climate, poverty and war crises, we call for a Care Income Now!

Event: Webinar From Coronavirus and Beyond Valuing Caregiving — the Unwaged Work that Protects People and the Environment.

Date And Time Fri, March 20, 2020 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM EDT Description Invitation to a Webinar From Coronavirus and Beyond Valuing Caregiving — the Unwaged Work that Protects People and the Environment. The workshop we planned for the 64th UN Commission on the Status of Women has even more urgency now as the global pandemic has … Read more Event: Webinar From Coronavirus and Beyond Valuing Caregiving — the Unwaged Work that Protects People and the Environment.

Grazia: The Problem Of Invisible Labour – And Why YOU Should Down Tools This International Women’s Day

For International Women’s Day on 8 March, Grazia commissioned an exclusive survey that revealed women are still doing more at home. Writer Sally Howard, whose new book is about all the work women do to keep a household running smoothly, isn’t surprised… BY SALLY HOWARD | POSTED5 HOURS AGO On 8 March 2018, a year into my infant … Read more Grazia: The Problem Of Invisible Labour – And Why YOU Should Down Tools This International Women’s Day

Please join us for a special screening of All Work and No Pay & Women of the Rhondda

Crossroads Women’s Centre present All Work and No Pay & Women of the Rhondda Sat 19 Oct 2019 / 2-4pm LUX, Waterlow Park Centre, Dartmouth Park Hill, London, N19 5JF Booking free via Eventbrite Book online As part of our current exhibition All You Need’s An Excuse, please join us for a special screening of a recent … Read more Please join us for a special screening of All Work and No Pay & Women of the Rhondda

Selma James in Hunger Magazine

Selma James in Hunger Magazine “READ THE MOST INSPIRING QUOTES FROM THE WOMEN OF HUNGER 14” “In the recent months what has happened is that women in prominent positions have complained about what they suffer, and that has been very useful. It can be even more useful when they include the rest of us in … Read more Selma James in Hunger Magazine

Equal Pay article by Selma James for What Women Want report

WHAT WOMEN WANT 2.0 EQUAL PAY: SELMA JAMES Co-ordinator of the Global Women’s Strike and author of Sex, Race & Class – The Perspective of Winning “[I want] wages for housework. Equal pay. Safety from violence and bullying.” Equal pay was a defining theme in the responses to the What Women Want 2.0 survey, showing … Read more Equal Pay article by Selma James for What Women Want report

Women and Sustainable Development

Para 247 of the Platform for Action agreed at the UN Forth World Conference on Women, Beijing 1995. The fact that environmental degradation results in more work for women, and that eradicating poverty is indispensable to sustainable development, were included after lobbying by the International Women Count Network. The IWCN – with the support of … Read more Women and Sustainable Development