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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.

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…

Thailand: Open letter on Concern regarding seven migrant workers arrested at Ministry of Labour

By Global Women's Strike | 4th November 2021

Joint Open Letter 1/11/2021 Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-chaRoyal Thai GovernmentGovernment House1 Phitsanulok RoadDusit, BangkokThailand c.c. 1.           Minister of Labour 2.          Minister of Interior 3.         National Human Rights Commission of Thailand (NHRCT) 4.         The UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants 5.           UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders 5.     …

Stop Singapore’s Execution of an Intellectually Disabled Man

By Global Women's Strike | 4th November 2021

Dear Friends, Women from Singapore, currently living in the UK and people from the Global Women’s Strike network in Malaysia are asking for support to stop the execution of a man with learning disabilities. He has been sentenced to death in Singapore for a non-violent crime. Please sign the #SaveNagaenthran petition here BACKGROUND Singapore is…

Letter to editor: Child Tax Credit is saving Philly Families (Phila Inquirer)

By Global Women's Strike | 18th October 2021

We agree with Jeremy Jones (Oct 13): the improvement to the Child Tax Credit (CTC) “must be preserved and expanded.”  Mothers based at our Center have been writing, tweeting and calling elected officials, desperate to hold on to the payments.* One mother said, “The CTC has changed my life. For the first time I was able to…

#ChildTaxCredit Twitter Storm! Call/Tweet Congress and White House

By Global Women's Strike | 15th October 2021

📞 Call/Tweet Congress & Biden! 🐤
Thursday, October 13 Progressive Caucus, Speaker Pelosi, Senator Manchin, President Biden! Mothers & grandmothers say: We need the Child Tax Credit (CTC) for all our children!

Urgent: Mothers say Don’t Cut Child Tax Credit in Reconciliation Bill

By Global Women's Strike | 30th September 2021

Open Letter to Congress and the White House Dear Member of Congress: We are writing as mothers and primary caregivers – the ones who do the hard work of raising children. The Child Tax Credit has allowed us to put food on the table for our children everyday. We urge you: do not punish children…

Mothers say: We need the Child Tax Credit (CTC). We need it to remain fully refundable, made permanent, and paid directly to us.

By Global Women's Strike | 29th September 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFROM: CARE INCOME NOW! careincomenow@globalwomenstrike.netDATE: September 29, 2021 STOP PRESS: Senator Manchin Attacks Mothers! Senator Joe Manchin is attacking mothers and other unpaid caregivers. He is refusing to acknowledge our work! He is insisting that in order to receive Child Tax Credits mothers have to “get a job”. But raising children is work,…

Tell US Congress: Don’t cut the Child Tax Credit! ⚡ Twitter storm Wednesday

By Global Women's Strike | 29th September 2021

10am PT / 11am MT / 12noon CT / 1pm ET  Mothers say: We need the Child Tax Credit (CTC) for all our children, made permanent, and paid directly to us. The lives of millions of children have been dramatically improved as they are lifted out of poverty by their mothers receiving CTC. (See: census.gov).…

27 Sept: Indian Farmers call for Shutdown across India!

By Global Women's Strike | 27th September 2021

Support Indian Farmers/Farm labourers’Bharat Bandh (Shutdown) across All India27 September 2021 Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM) coalition of farmers unions has called for a complete shutdown across India (except emergency services) on 27 September against Modi’s three farm laws which will open the floodgates to corporations undermining food security and livelihoods of millions of people, and…