Global Women's Strike UK

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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 launched by Selma James in 1972.

An antidote for apathy

By Global Women's Strike | 6th March 2004

Venezuela’s president has achieved a level of grassroots participation our politicians can only dream of Selma James Fri 13 Aug 2004 09.28 BSTFirst published on Fri 13 Aug 2004 09.28 BST Shares0Increasing numbers of people, especially the young, seem disconnected from an electoral process which, they feel, does not represent them. This is part of a general cynicism about…

Selma James and Melissa Benn in The Guardian

By Global Women's Strike | 21st February 2004

Gender Home truths for feminists How should the work women do as mothers be rewarded? Selma James and Melissa Benn argue about carers and careers Selma James and Melissa Benn Sat 21 Feb 2004 10.30 GMTFirst published on Sat 21 Feb 2004 10.30 GMT Hi Selma, You were probably as surprised as I was to see recent reports that Michael…

Selma James interviews her friend Nawal El Saadawi, Egyptian writer and campaigner for women’s rights, by post in Third World Women’s News, 1986

By Global Women's Strike | 26th May 1986

Women, the Unions and Work or… What is Not to be Done and the Perspective of Women.

By Global Women's Strike | 26th February 1972

Video: People for Tomorrow Selma James Our Time is Coming

By Global Women's Strike | 18th May 1971

“Selma James, a socialist and feminist, uses her own experiences working in low-paid jobs and being a mother and housewife as a starting point in this investigation into whether women are exploited in all areas of society. Interviews with full-time housewives, and with females who work outside the home but still do almost all of…