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.

Child Tax Credit Emergency Twitter Storm, Friday 14 Jan

By Global Women's Strike | 14th January 2022

URGENT ⚡ #ChildTaxCredit Twitter Storm ⚡ Friday January 14th  1-2PM ET, 10-11AM PT TAKE EMERGENCY ACTION TO PROTECT THE CHILD TAX CREDIT! For the past 6 months, the Child Tax Credit (CTC) has lifted millions of children out of poverty. Using present poverty measures it cut child poverty in half, decreased food insecurity by 1/3,…

Kenya: Judge Rules That Household Labor Is Still Labor—Here’s What That Means for Stay-at-Home Moms

By Global Women's Strike | 12th January 2022

Domestic duties fall largely on mothers who work hard to take care of families. Paying them what they’re worth would change the game. By A. Rochaun Meadows-Fernandez January 12, 2022 The work of motherhood is often invisible, and is rarely seen as the intensive full-time job that it is. Especially during the pandemic, mothers have had to navigate…

Caregivers Participated in Mass Direct Action with the Poor People’s Campaign to Push US Senate to Pass Build Back Better, including extending the Child Tax Credit

By Global Women's Strike | 17th December 2021

A delegation from the Global Women’s Strike (GWS), Women of Color in the Global Women’s Strike (WOC/GWS) and Payday men’s network joined the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival (PPC:NCMR) in doing mass non-violent civil disobedience in the nation’s capital on December 13 Moral Monday to press for passage in 2021 of the Build Back Better Act, and in particular for the continuation of the extended Child Tax Credit (CTC).

Morning Star: Victory to the Indian farmers’ protests!

By Global Women's Strike | 6th December 2021

Activists celebrated the triumph over the hated farms laws by gathering at the High Commission of India in London. DIDI ROSSI reports ON November 26 2021, the great Indian farmers’ protest celebrated its first anniversary and its first major victory. A few days before President Narendra Modi had announced he would repeal his hated farm…

Burma/Myanmar: Urgent Appeal for Donations

By Global Women's Strike | 6th December 2021

Dear sisters and friends, Burma/Myanmar: Urgent Appeal for Donations We wrote to you earlier this year to ask for your donations for the Karen Women’s Organization (KWO) in Burma/Myanmar, where people are risking their lives every day to oppose a military coup. Since the coup in February 2021, the military has killed over 1000 people,…

US Launch 11 Dec: Andaiye and Selma James, The Point is to Change the World & Our Time Is Now

By Global Women's Strike | 1st December 2021

Saturday, Dec 11, 2021 9am PST / Noon EST / 5pm GMT Register for online event Between the Lines Books in Toronto, City Lights Books in San Francisco, Eso Won Bookstore in Los Angeles, the Howard Zinn Book Fair, Marcus Books in Oakland, Pacifica Radio’s “Sojourner Truth”, Pacifica station WPFW in Washington DC, PM Press…

Women Human Rights Defenders Collective in Thailand statement on International Women Human Rights Defenders (WHRDs) Day

By Global Women's Strike | 29th November 2021

To the People of Thailand, Today, 29th of November is International Women Human Rights Defenders (WHRDs) Day, A Day to recognize women caring for and defending the rights of family, community and nature. Women who are fighting for a better life for everyone. Women in Thailand, especially mothers, have been pushed further into poverty from…

26 Nov: Endorsements for Indian Farmers protest anniversary

By Global Women's Strike | 26th November 2021

Dear Friends, Please see info about UK events in support of Indian Farmers: ·        26 November demonstration at High Commission of India, London, WC2B 4NA 12-2pm. Contact: 020 7482 2496 ·        26 November Birmingham & Sandwell Branch members are demonstrating 2.30pm at 346 Soho Road Handsworth, Shaheed Udham Singh Welfare Centre contact: Bhagwant Singh Mob…

Fri 26 Nov: join farmers’ victory celebration outside India High Commission, London

By Global Women's Strike | 22nd November 2021

Power to the Indian farmers protestswho are winning the repeal ofModi’s hated Farm Laws! ਭਾਰਤੀ ਕਿਸਾਨਾਂ ਦੇ ਸੰਘਰਸ਼ ਨੂੰ ਤਾਕਤ ਦਿਓ।ਜੋ ਮੋਦੀ ਦੇ ਨਫ਼ਰਤ ਭਰੇ ਖੇਤੀ ਕਾਨੂੰਨਾਂ ਨੂੰ ਰੱਦਕਰਨ ਲਈ ਲੜ ਰਹੇ ਹਨ| Friday 26 November 2021,12-2pm High Commission of India, India House, Aldwych, London WC2B 4NA, (closest tube Holborn/Temple) On 19 November, Prime Minster Modi announced he is repealing his hated Farm Laws. Millions are celebrating this historic victory all over India…

Workshops at COP26

By Global Women's Strike | 8th November 2021

The RESISters’ Dialogue for Dismantling the Climate False Solutions. Digital Wed 10 Nov, 9.30am. See COP26 Coalitionhttps://cop26coalition.org/peoples-summit/the-resisters-dialogue-for-dismantling-the-climate-false-solutions/ _______________________________ A Care Income for People and Planet.Wed 10 Nov, 3-5pm, Civic House. In-person & online. See Landworkers’ Alliance programme of COP26 Fringe events related to Food, Farming and Land. Register online: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_37oedHtlTzOBTWWRF04rWw Global warming: The future lies…