Wages for Housework: 50 years of campaigning – The Global Women’s Strike experience event

The Global Women’s Strike Experience—Part 1 When: Saturday 28 May, 2-4pm, in person Where: Bishopsgate Institute, London EC2M 4QH Speakers: CRISSIE AMISS, UK: Global Women Against Deportation (GWAD), Women Against Rape, Women of Colour Global Women’s Strike (GWS) CHARLOTTE LEE, Singapore/UK: International Prostitutes Collective, GWS LIZ HILTON, Australia/Thailand: Empower, Community Women Human Rights Defenders Collective,…

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Special offer on these brilliant books via the Crossroads online bookshop.

www.crossroadsbooksonline.net OUR TIME IS NOW: Sex, Race, Class, and Caring for People and Planet. A Selection of Writings by Selma James: From Wages for Housework to a Care Income (1977-2020), Introduction Margaret Prescod, Editor Nina Lopez.  PM Press, 2021.  £13.00 “Selma James is a force of nature in the flesh and on the page. She…

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Video: Wages for Housework: 50 years of campaigning – Empowering Women: A Care Income for People and Planet

Watch the webinar here: https://www.facebook.com/GlobalWomensStrike/videos/389912809261517 Empowering caregivers is advanced as a strategy against poverty and for climate justice. This webinar showcases international efforts from the 1995 UN Beijing conference decision to measure and value unremunerated work in the home, on the land and in the community, to the Wages for Housework Campaign which spearheaded the…

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Press release – Wages for Housework at 50: isn’t it time for a care income?

PRESS RELEASE: Celebrating 50 years of campaigning to put unwaged caring work on the agenda: isn’t it time for a care income? Throughout 2022, the International Wages for Housework Campaign (WFH) is celebrating its 50th anniversary with a programme of events online and in person. They will showcase organising done in different countries, evaluate what…

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Boston Review: Care Work in a Wageless World

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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