Upcoming and recent events

Press Announcement: International and Community Gathering in Philadelphia, June 9-11

By Global Women's Strike | 1st June 2023

End Women’s Poverty: A Care Income, A Movement Whose Time Has Come What: International and Community Gathering: End Women’s Poverty – A Guaranteed Care Income for All Caregivers of People & PlanetWhen: June 9-11, 2023Where: Crossroads Women’s Center, 5011 Wayne Ave, Philadelphia PA 19144, and online The Global Women’s Strike and the new Crossroads Women’s Center in Philadelphia will be hosting a multi-racial history-making gathering on June 9-11, 2023. This is a rare and exciting opportunity for women and all genders from Philadelphia and across the US, including Indigenous…

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Event summary: GWS at XR, The Big One.

By Global Women's Strike | 30th April 2023

Together with 60,000, we took part in XR’s The Big One, four days of action 21-24 April, around Parliament to force the UK government to act on the climate emergency. Day One: Unite to Survive – “Women Care” Speak Out Diverse networks of mothers, grandmothers, other carers and people with disabilities spoke out on refusing poverty, the devaluing of caring and cuts in benefits, and the criminalisation of protests. The government wants to cut mothers’ and disabled people’s benefits, to force us “back to work” regardless of needs,…

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GWS at XR’s The Big One, 4 days of action in Central London

By Global Women's Strike | 27th April 2023

Four days of action from 21 to 24 April brought together 60,000 people around Parliament to force the UK government to act on the climate emergency. On Friday – “Unite to Survive” day – diverse networks of mothers, grandmothers, other carers and people with disabilities spoke out on refusing poverty, the devaluing of caring and cuts in benefits. The government wants to cut mothers’ and disabled people’s benefits to force us “back to work” regardless of needs, wishes or poverty wages – stealing our survival entitlements to enrich…

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Event this Friday – Join the Women’s Speak Out at XR’s The Big One

By Global Women's Strike | 19th April 2023

Friday 21 April, 1pm, Downing Street, London SW1A 2AA. XR’s The Big One – four days of actions 21-24 April to bring together 100,000 people around Parliament to get this government to act on the climate emergency. On Friday – “Unite to Survive” day – diverse networks of mothers, grandmothers, other carers and people with disabilities will speak out on refusing poverty, the devaluing of caring and cuts in benefits. The government wants to cut mothers’ and disabled people’s benefits to force us “back to work” regardless of needs, wishes…

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End Women’s Poverty: Invest in Caring Not Killing online event

By Global Women's Strike | 8th March 2023

The California Poor People’s Campaign and women’s organizations who are national partners of the Poor People’s Campaign including the Global Women’s Strike are hosting a nationwide online event for International Women’s Day, End Women’s Poverty – Invest in Caring Not Killing, to recognize the struggles and contributions of women to the economy, communities and movements for justice – and to demand cash and resources go to end women’s poverty, not war.

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Join us at these events today for International Women’s Day 2023

By Global Women's Strike | 8th March 2023
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8 March: Andhra Pradesh Natural Farming comes to Kentish Town!

By Global Women's Strike | 24th February 2023

A Global Women’s Strike event for International Women’s Day 2023 Andhra Pradesh Natural Farming comes to Kentish Town! Wednesday 8 March, 5-7pm Kentish Town Library, 262-266 Kentish Town Road,London NW5 2AA     ALL WELCOME   SOLVEIG FRANCIS, based at Crossroads Women’s Centre, will report on her recent visit to the growing women-led farmers’ movement in Andhra Pradesh state, in India. She and her colleagues met women organised in 140,000 Self-Help Groups across 3,000 villages who are spearheading an agricultural, economic and social transformation through Community Managed Natural Farming (agroecology based…

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Event: Selma James speaking at “Public Access Television, the Community Programme Unit and the BBC”

By Global Women's Strike | 1st February 2023

2-6pm Saturday 25 March 2023 Bishopsgate Institute 230 Bishopsgate, London EC2M 4QH Public Access Television – the Community Programme Unit Panelists include Selma James of the International Wages for Housework Campaign/Global Women’s Strike It was the new Wages for Housework Campaign Selma had founded (1972) which brought women together to put All Work and No Pay on the screen in 1976 , as part of the BBC’s Open Door Series.  The film shows how multi racial and international the campaign was from the very beginning; the delightful music…

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