Global Women's Strike

Global Women’s Strike is an international multiracial network campaigning for recognition and payment for all caring work for people and planet - a Care Income. It is co-ordinated by the International Wages for Housework Campaign and was launched by Selma James in 1972.

Statement: White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health, 28 Sept 2022

By Global Women's Strike | 28th September 2022

Statement from the Global Women’s Strike, Women of Color/GWS and Care Income Now! To reach President Biden’s goal of ending hunger by 2030, the poverty of mothers, other primary caregivers and those caring for the land must be eliminated. We call for an expanded fully-refundable Child Tax Credit paid monthly and directly to mothers/ primary…

Mothers and other Caregivers Say, Our Children Are Hungry – Reinstate the Child Tax Credit Now!

By Global Women's Strike | 27th September 2022

Studies show that the majority of families used the Child Tax Credit to buy food. Reinstating the expanded refundable Child Tax Credit is needed to end hunger: Prioritize it!

As the White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health convenes tomorrow – the first such conference in over 50 years – and as President Biden has pledged to end hunger and diet-related diseases by 2030, it’s urgent to call on elected officials to make reinstating the expanded Child Tax Credit a top priority.

Selma James is speaking at the Anarchist Bookfair, London. 

By Global Women's Strike | 17th September 2022

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…

Nina Lopez, GWS speaking at Myanmar 8888 protest

By Global Women's Strike | 7th August 2022

Burma/Myanmar: Urgent Appeal for Donations

By Global Women's Strike | 5th August 2022

Dear sisters and friends, Burma/Myanmar: Urgent Appeal for Donations We are distraught and outraged to hear about the executions of four political prisoners in Myanmar. Their murders add to the over 5,800 women, children and men killed since the military coup in February 2021. These atrocities must spur us all into action. We see the…

GWS speaking at this event today to honour the lives of the four executed Myanmar activists & Myanmar’s spirit of resistance

By Global Women's Strike | 30th July 2022

International Activists to Host an Online Event to Honour the Lives of the 4-Executed Myanmar Activists & Myanmar’s Spirit of Resistance An international group of activists, scholars, musicians and singers have teamed up with Myanmar dissidents to host a 2-hour YouTube LIVE event on Saturday, 30 July, 2022.  FORSEA on July 28, 2022 PRESS RELEASE Outraged by…

PRESS RELEASE: No to executions in Myanmar. Comprehensive economic sanctions now.

By Global Women's Strike | 25th July 2022

PRESS RELEASE…PRESS RELEASE…PRESS RELEASE NO TO EXECUTIONS IN MYANMARCOMPREHENSIVE ECONOMIC SANCTIONS NOW Myanmar Military: Never in Fashion campaign is distraught and outraged to hear about the executions of four political prisoners in Myanmar. Their murders add to the over 5,800 women children and men killed since the military coup In February 2021. These executions make…

Fri 22 & 29 July: Brazil & Venezuela films

By Global Women's Strike | 16th July 2022

Celebrate Wages for Housework’s 50th anniversary with three great films at Crossroads Women’s Centre London!

Event with Myanmar trade union leader

By Global Women's Strike | 14th July 2022

Screening Great Archive Films: Friday 8 July, 6pm at Crossroads Women’s Centre.

By Global Women's Strike | 6th July 2022

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…