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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.

Open letter to governments – a Care Income Now!

By Global Women's Strike | 27th March 2020

Bahasa, Burmese, Dutch, French, German, Greek, Italian, Mandarin, Romanian, Spanish, Thai, Turkish, Urdu so far. Every day and in every emergency, unwaged or low waged caregivers, urban and rural, mostly women, often immigrant women, struggle to protect and care for people of every age and condition. But this work is kept invisible and therefore there is…

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

By Global Women's Strike | 25th March 2020

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

By Global Women's Strike | 20th March 2020

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…

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

By Global Women's Strike | 18th March 2020

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…

Letter: Evidence to the Citizens Assembly, Ireland

By Global Women's Strike | 14th March 2020

From Maggie Ronayne, lecturer at NUI Galway, trade unionist and co-ordinator of the Global Women’s Strike, Ireland. Dear members of the Citizens Assembly, I write representing the Ireland branch of an international women’s network which has been working on the recognition of caring work for decades; as a carer for my mother; as an academic (archaeologist)…

Morning Star: The crucial work that women do is often overlooked

By Global Women's Strike | 7th March 2020

Women’s caring role in society means we end up doing a ‘double day’ whether we like it or not, writes SELMA JAMES WHEN the women’s liberation movement began in 1970, groups sprang up all over London and all over Britain. You would have a meeting and establish some of the things you wanted to discuss…

WinVisible win £10,500 for woman with disability

By Global Women's Strike | 2nd March 2020

You are here: Home / Benefits and Poverty / Tribunal victory gives hope to ‘failure to attend’ benefit victims Tribunal victory gives hope to ‘failure to attend’ benefit victims By John Pring on 27th February 2020Category: Benefits and PovertyListenListen with webReaderFocus A disabled woman’s tribunal victory has given hope to claimants who cannot take part in face-to-face benefit assessments for impairment, health, or trauma-related…

Event – breastfeeding best for babies and planet too

By Global Women's Strike | 2nd March 2020

Join Shoda Rackal from @WomenStrike Women of Colour and Solveig Francis from #CrossroadsWomenCentre for a conversation about mothers, breastfeeding and campaigns for a #CareIncome! https://eventbrite.co.uk/e/breastfeeding-best-for-babies-planet-too-with-women-of-colour-global-womens-strike-tickets-96986546371?ref=eios

Free legal education course for grassroots and community groups who support women living in precarious housing situations

By Global Women's Strike | 2nd March 2020

Hosted at the Crossroads Women’s Centre where we are based: Law for Life are running a FREE legal education course for grassroots and community groups who support women living in precarious housing situations. Please share with relevant groups! Info and flyer: https://lawforlife.org.uk/blog/housing-rights-and-women-legal-education-course/

International Women’s Day event and programme

By Global Women's Strike | 26th February 2020