Posts Tagged ‘Women of Colour in the Global Women’s Strike’
Free Assange Human Chain: Surround Parliament on Saturday 8 October.
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…Read More
Statement: White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health, 28 Sept 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…Read More
Mothers and other Caregivers Say, Our Children Are Hungry – Reinstate the Child Tax Credit Now!
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.Read More
Unwaged Caregivers join June 18th Poor People’s Campaign Mass Poor People’s & Low Wage Workers Assembly & Moral March on Washington DC
On June 18th mothers and other unwaged caregivers are joining with other poor, unwaged and low-waged workers and people of conscience to take part in the giant Poor People’s Campaign Mass Assembly in Washington, DC. Women and children make up 70% of impoverished people in the US. Though we are workers putting in long hours…Read More
Work Requirements for Child Tax Credits Are An Insult to Mothers (Ms. Magazine)
Sen. Joe Manchin has been demanding “work requirements” for qualification—but every mother is a working mother, and every mother knows that.Read More
Why women oppose the Police, Crime, Sentencing & Courts Bill.
We have been organising for decades for protection and justice from a pandemic of sexual and domestic violence against women and children, reinforced by policies of austerity that target us, undermining our financial independence and therefore our safety. Survivors of rape and domestic violence have come forward, nationally and internationally, reporting an epidemic of sexual…Read More
Video: Wages for Housework: 50 years of campaigning – Selma James, founder of the WFH Campaign, in conversation with Margaret Prescod, co-founder Black Women for Wages for Housework
Novara Media: Correction request re Wages for Housework Campaign article
Dear Novara Media, Re https://novaramedia.com/2022/03/21/the-wages-for-housework-campaign-is-as-relevant-as-ever/ The article by Sophie Rosa, published on 21 March, grossly misinforms about the Wages for Housework Campaign which is celebrating 50 years of uninterrupted campaigning this year. It jumbles together academics past and present, avoiding the concrete struggles our international grassroots network has been making in the Global South and…Read More
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
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).Read More
26 Nov: Endorsements for Indian Farmers protest anniversary
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…Read More