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.

Haiti Action Committee Condemns Calls for Expanded Foreign Military Intervention in Haiti

By Global Women's Strike | 21st October 2022

From Haiti Action <action.haiti@gmail.com> SF/Bay Area! Come Out To Protest Expanded Foreign Military Intervention in Haiti October 26th, 4pm  San Francisco Federal Building 90 – 7th Street, San Francisco Turning to the UN Security Council, the OAS, and the US government to “stabilize” the crisis in Haiti is like pleading with arsonists to quell the fire they…

Fuel Poverty Action: Energy for all petition. Join us today on Downing Street at 1pm.

By Global Women's Strike | 19th October 2022

#EnergyForAll means giving everyone a free amount of energy – that is enough energy, free, to cover the basics like heating, cooking, and lighting – to give us all the security we need, taking account of people’s actual needs related to their age, health, and housing. They already have over 600,000 signatures demanding a universal basic energy guarantee. A number of…

Fracking Rears Its Head Again. We are talking to The Nanas Against Fracking, Lincolnshire.

By Global Women's Strike | 5th October 2022

Following the horrendous government decision to lift the ban on fracking forshale gas in the UK, Nanas against Fracking sent us the October 2022 FrackFree Lancashire Newsletter which we thought you might want to see –please see attached.  And one of the founding Nanas, Tina, wrote thisOpinion piece for the Guardian – see below also…

Free Assange Human Chain: Surround Parliament on Saturday 8 October.

By Global Women's Strike | 5th October 2022

A number of us will participate in this action in defense of Julian Assange organised by the Don’t Extradite Assange Campaign on Saturday 8 October. See their mailing below. Hope you can join us there. Will you be the next link in our Human Chain to Free Assange? We have 3549 links out of an…

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…