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.

Join Extinction Rebellion breastfeeding action 9 Oct

By Global Women's Strike | 4th October 2019

Dear Friends, We invite you to take part in the Nurse-in on Wednesday 9 October 10.30-11.30 organised by Extinction Rebellion (XR) as part of the October XR Movement of Movements. Mothers are meeting at the QEII Centre, Broad Sanctuary, Westminster, SW1P 3EE and move to a nearby location for the Nurse-in. Please join us if…

Photos from #ClimateStrike today!

By Global Women's Strike | 20th September 2019

Migrant Justice bloc @ Climate Strike

By Global Women's Strike | 19th September 2019

We’ll be on the Migrant Justice bloc @ Climate Strike this Fri 20 Sept – join us from 11-3pm – Millbank, London SW!  

Women say: reorient benefits to support us and recognise care work

By Global Women's Strike | 1st July 2019

Here is our submission to the Labour Policy Forum about benefits and employment, done jointly with WinVisible – women with visible and invisible disabilities .  Anyone can make a submission, as an individual or organisation, as a Labour Party member or guest.  The consultation ends tomorrow 30 June.  https://www.policyforum.labour.org.uk/commissions Labour policy review – Work, pensions and…

Mothers’ Climate March, Sunday 12 May, 12 noon Hyde Park Corner – join us

By Global Women's Strike | 11th May 2019

We’re joining the Mothers’ Climate March because: Rural mothers risk their lives to defensed  lands/forests/waters from agribusinesss/mega-dams/mining/fracking which are driving much of global heating. Mothers are at the forefront of a global peasant movement which is taking on industrial agriculture to provide healthy food for all and re-green and cool the planet! Breastfeeding is discouraged-…

Statement: End Discrimination: Respect Human Rights And Restore Shamina Begum’s UK Nationality

By Global Women's Strike | 15th April 2019

END DISCRIMINATION: RESPECT HUMAN RIGHTS AND RESTORE SHAMINA BEGUM’S UK NATIONALITY For clarification and/or further information, kindly contact Charles Hector (+60192371100 easytocall@gmail.com), Selma James ( +44 20 7482 2496,  gws@globalwomenstrike.net ) and/or Nina Lopez ( +44 20 7482 2496, law@allwomencount.net ) Kindly report on this statement, OR alternatively cause it to be published in your…

Video: Defending our children & our world

By Global Women's Strike | 26th March 2019

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New Zealand: Women of Colour condemn Mosque Shootings

By Global Women's Strike | 18th March 2019

Dear friends, We have updated our statement (sent 16 March). Great if you can send it round your networks with Facebook event for the Vigil tonight, which we have been invited to co-host and speak at.  We will be meeting 5.30pm onwards outside News Corp, 1 London Bridge St, London. See map Hope to see…

Women of Colour GWS: International Women’s Day statement – 8 March 2019

By Global Women's Strike | 8th March 2019

As we celebrate, we also struggle and re-energise all our campaigns for justice.   The hostile environment has caused such deep suffering, and whipped up racism against communities of colour, and therefore all of us.  A damning Parliamentary report (6 March 2019) lays out how the Home Office is continuing the brutal treatment of Windrush survivors and…

End Police rape, brutality, killings in Nigeria #EndSARS: 

By Global Women's Strike | 28th February 2019

In blatant disregard for the lives of fellow African people, Nigerian police areattacking protesters, but we are heartened at the bravery and determination of people in the massive protests against police killing and brutality and the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). The movement in support of the uprising in Nigeria is growing worldwide. Read our statement in support…