women-of-colour

CNJ: Why women oppose the police bill

23rd September 2021

Protests against the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill • WOMEN from Camden joined in a lively protest against the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill as it was debated in the Lords last week, spotlighting women’s case against this repressive legislation. Despite bucketing rain, a diverse crowd spoke about how the bill would impact…

Event: Women protest vs the Police Bill, Tues 14 Sept, 1pm

13th September 2021

As the House of Lords debates the Police, Crime, Sentencing & Courts Bill Tues 14 Sept, 1pm Women protest vs the Police Bill Old Palace Yard SW1P 3JY (opp House of Lords) ● All welcome Protect women, protect the planet. Tell the Lords to #Kill the Bill  Called by Women of Colour Global Women’s Strike…

The Surviving Society Podcast: Our Time Is Now (Selma James, Sara Callaway, Shanice Octavia McBean & Aviah Day)

24th August 2021

Urgent appeal: Haiti Struck by 7.2 magnitude Earthquake

18th August 2021

Dear friends,  Haiti urgently needs our practical solidarity following another devastating earthquake – so far the death toll is over 1,300 people.  Donations are crucial to support and save lives after the earthquake and in the face of imminent storm Grace. Please see the appeal below from Haiti Emergency Relief Fund haitiemergencyrelief.org with whom we…

Press statement: Mothers and others welcome the re-introduction of Worker Relief & Credit Reform Act

23rd July 2021

Date: Friday July 23, 2021From: Care Income Now!/US (CIN!)*, coordinated by Global Women Strike and Women of Color/GWS careincomenow@globalwomenstrike.net  Unpaid family caregivers are workers! Mothers and others welcome the re-introduction of the Worker Relief & Credit Reform Act making unpaid caregivers and students eligible for the Earned Income Tax Credit. Today, as US Congresswoman Gwen…

Unpaid Caregivers Participate in Child Tax Credit Awareness Day, and Press Policy Makers to Make the Child Tax Credit Permanent and Pay It to the Primary Caretaker

21st June 2021

ISSUED BY: Care Income Now/US careincomenow@globalwomenstrike.net Care Income Now/US is participating in the Monday, June 21 Child Tax Credit (CTC) Awareness Day. Our multi-racial urban and rural network is releasing a letter calling on President Biden, Vice President Harris, elected officials, and the Treasury Department to make the credits a permanent child benefit payable by…

Event: Protest Royal College of Psychiatrists covering up abuse & solitary confinement in prisons

16th June 2021

Where: 21 Prescot Street, London E1 8BB (Aldgate, Aldgate East, Tower Hill tube) When: Monday, 28 June 2021, 12.30–2pm Co-sponsored by Legal Action for Women (LAW) Payday men’s network, Joint Enterprise Not Guilty by Association (JENGbA), Women of Colour Global Women’s Strike, Community Action on Prison Expansion (CAPE), Fight Racism Fight Imperialism (FRFI), Prisoner Solidarity…

Farmers Unions call for protests across all India

26th May 2021

Update from Global Women’s Strike (GWS) Women of Colour GWS and Payday men’s network, (which include farmers and farmworkers in different countries). GWS & WOC have been working with grassroots Dalit and Adivasi women in our network in India since 1992.  We have been spreading the word about this momentous strike of millions of farmers…

Join protests in solidary with Palestine

15th May 2021

This Saturday – Join protests  in Solidarity with Palestine 15 May   12 noon   Marble Arch Look out for Women of Colour banner near the tea hut nearest to Marble Arch.  We’ll be marching with International Jewish Anti-Zionist Network  Watch interview: Ali Abunimah, Electronic Intifada https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rAqxwzWI9tU Take part wherever you can.  See UK list of protests…

Webinar: Solitary Confinement is a Crime

7th May 2021

Solitary Confinement is a Crime International Webinar: 12 May 20212 – 3.30pm (US Eastern Time) / 7 – 8.30pm (UK) REGISTER HERE Hosted by Legal Action for Women, Payday men’s network,Women of Colour Global Women’s Strike Speakers include: ·        Kevan Thakrar, over 11 years in UK Close Supervision Centre – audio presentation Now in further…