An International Survey led by the Global Women's Strike
On 8 March 2022, as part of the Wages for Housework 50th anniversary events series, the Global Women's Strike launched an International Survey - What Do Mothers and other Carergivers Want?
There is an assumption that childcare or elder care is all women need. But, we are never asked what we think about how we spend our time and the resources we have / don't have. This survey is being circulated in different countries and languages.
Fill in the survey here:
Español (Spanish) https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/L7SZJV5?lang=es
Italiano (Italian) https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/L7SZJV5?lang=it
You can see the launch of the survey with speakers from 13 countries
The survey is being circulated in different countries and four languages so far – English, Italian, Spanish and Thai – and has had responses from over 20 countries
Those who have filled it in have commented on how comprehensive and thought- provoking they found it, well worth the 15 or so minutes they spent doing it.
Descriptions of caring work include caring for the land and the environment, so urgent as the climate emergency deepens, as well as protecting children and each other from rape and domestic violence, campaigning against poverty and deportation, and for justice for loved ones.
The survey is also an organizing tool.
The results will be published and analyzed. And when they are, we will be in a stronger position to make people listen. None of the respondents will be identified as the survey is anonymous and confidential.
You can see the launch of the survey with speakers from 13 countries here.
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