LETTERS, 15 April, 2021 • DR Angela Davis, distinguished academic and renowned anti-racist campaigner, had a recent talk at Butler university, Indianapolis, cancelled. Various reasons were given, but Butler university organisations and community groups said that the university had been “bombarded by pressure from Zionist students… because of Davis’s support for Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions”…

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The Southern Peasants’ Federation finally wins court case after eight years of deliberations and delays. See information here. To Southern Peasant Federation of Thailand from Global Women’s Strike Congratulations to you all on your path breaking victory in court after 13 years of struggle! We are delighted and greatly enjoyed the pictures of you outside…

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Victory to the famers and all workers! 26 March Bharat Bandh (All India Strike) We are with the millions of brave women, men and children striking nationwide in India tomorrow against unjust farm and labour laws being imposed on people in both the countryside and the cities.  Farmers and farm workers, including mothers, grandmothers and…

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A member of GWS in India, part of a women’s network of Dalit and Tribal women in rural Chhattisgarh, visited the three farmers’ camps around Delhi’s border: Singhu, Ghazipur and Tikri, during the Kisan Andolan strike actions 15-17 March.  Thousands of farmers and farm workers, including women, went to the camps by busses, tractors and…

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Lawyers and organizations from UK and a number of other countries write to Malaysian authorities condemning attempts to discredit and criminalize human rights lawyer Charles Hector. 22 March 2021 Eleven lawyers, including human rights QC Michael Mansfield, over 40 organisations and nearly 70 individuals from six countries, have signed an Open Letter distributed by Legal…

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The Senate Just Took a Baby Step Toward the Feminist Goal of a Universal Child Benefit It is extraordinary that those who reproduce the human race are still unsupported and impoverished for this fundamental biological and societal work. Unwaged, in a world dominated by money.  Selma James, founder of the socialist feminist Wages for Housework…

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Register now for the Truth Commission: Poverty in all its forms is violence: Caregivers victimized by poverty speak out! (online). Thursday March 18 from 7-8:30pm (US Eastern Time).   Convened by National Welfare Rights Union (NWRU).  Testifiers include Global Women’s Strike Benefits Working Group members. Registration link:https://actionnetwork.org/events/truth-commission-poverty-in-all-its-forms-is-violence-caregivers-victimized-by-poverty-speak-out

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Join us for a rally broadcasting live on our Facebook page with Welsh and international speakers including: SELMA JAMES Founder, International Wages for Housework Campaign in 1972. Author, The Power of Women and the Subversion of the Community & Sex, Race, and Class – the Perspective of Winning. REBECCA BODEN Tampere University, Finland. For over…

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Global Women’s Strike & Women of Colour GWS – International Women’s Day 2021 CARING for PEOPLE and PLANET Against POVERTY and DICTATORSHIP Women (and men) in a number of countries are calling for a Care Income Now!, an income for all those – beginning with women, the first carers everywhere, and extending to all genders…

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