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.

Protesting Operation “Hope and Recovery”

By Global Women's Strike | 3rd January 2012

Refusing opportunism in our movement What is Operation “Hope & Recovery”?  After the uprisings, a group appeared calling themselves “Black leaders”, led by Lee Jasper (Co Chair, BARAC) and staged a rally on 19 August 2011.  Panel speakers were all men except Diane Abbott (who spoke and then left). Parents – code for single mothers…

Mothers March 2011 photos

By Global Women's Strike | 12th March 2011

Mothers March leaflet

By Global Women's Strike | 12th March 2011

Date: Saturday, 12 March 2011 – 12:00pm – 4:00pm Location: London All welcome Assemble 12 noon: Trafalgar Square (north side) Speak-out 2pm: Room G2, SOAS, London Sign language interpreter School of Oriental & African Studies, Thornhaugh St, WC1H OXG For Everyone’s SURVIVAL & WELFARE End Cuts, Poverty & Discrimination Invest in caring not killing WOMEN, MEN, YOUNG, OLD BRING YOUR DEMANDS! French   Italian    Portuguese   Russian   Spanish   Swedish  Turkish Everywhere people…

Journey with the Revolution, Galway Film Tour, 12 July

By Global Women's Strike | 12th July 2007

Film TourGalway  Tuesday 6th March 7pmNational University of Ireland, Galway Tyndall Theatre    Arts/Science Bldg

Coming to Galway, Photography Exhibition, 12-16th March.

By Global Women's Strike | 22nd March 2007

  The Global Women’s Strike invites you to an inspiring exhibition of 30 beautiful colour photos with captions by and about the lives of women participating in the Strike in many countries. Dublin Arts Block, University College Dublin, Mon 5th – Fri 9th March.  Hosts: UCD Students’ Union.   Coming to Galway:  National University of Ireland, Galway…

Demonstration in Dublin against a Shell pipeline in Co.Mayo Ireland, 24 February 2007

By Global Women's Strike | 22nd February 2007

A rural community in the west of Ireland is fighting a group of companies led by Shell who are trying to build a life-threatening gas pipeline & polluting refinery in their area. There was about 850-1000 people at the demonstration. They were mainly from the Left, the Parties, trade unions, NGOs and a big contingent…

Nomination by Maggie Ronayne from Strike Ireland to the president of her university and the National University of Ireland

By Global Women's Strike | 22nd June 2006

Dear President, I write to nominate President Hugo Rafael Chávez Frías for an honorary doctorate at the National University of Ireland, Galway.  President Chávez is the head of State of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela.  He was first elected to this post in 1998 and has won eight elections and referendums since then.  He has…

Why the Irish Constitution Must Recognise Workers In the Home and Pay Equity

By Global Women's Strike | 2nd September 2005

By Maggie Ronayne, Ireland Current Affairs Weekly, 2 September 2005 Some say Article 41.2 of the Constitution is sexist and should be abolished.  While it is sexist to refer to work in the home as a woman’s “life” and “duty”, it would be even more sexist to obliterate the only constitutional recognition of unwaged caring work…

The Big Issue: Love Not War

By Global Women's Strike | 21st February 2005

Global Women’s Strike Calls Women to Shannon Airport

By Global Women's Strike | 6th March 2003

Press statement, Global Women’s Strike Global Women’s Strike Calls Women to Shannon Airport on 8th March! by Global Women’s Strike Working Group Galway. Global Women’s Strike Women in Ireland say No War — Invest in Caring Not Killing — Globalise Neutrality The Global Women’s Strike is organising a national event against war at Shannon airport…