Women of Colour in the Global Women's Strike

We are a network of African, Asian, Caribbean, Latina and Indigenous women in the Global Women Strike, campaigning against sexism, racism, poverty, war, ecological devastation, police violence, militarism, and justice for all beginning with asylum seekers, immigrants and women of colour.

We are part of the global BLM movement, focusing on Haiti, India, Palestine, Thailand and other countries in Global South. We demand a Care Income for all genders doing caring work, including for the survival of people and planet, funds to come from military budgets/corporations. Part of Global Women Against Deportations (GWAD) organising for refugee/immigrant rights.

Our contact details  

Telephone: 0207 482 2496

Recent News for Women of Colour in GWS

Congress: Don’t exclude the most vulnerable children from the Child Tax Credit!

By Global Women's Strike | 26th January 2024

URGENT! Please ask Congressional leadership and your reps to make critical improvements to the Child Tax Credit (CTC) in the Tax Relief for American Families and Workers Act of 2024, the bi-partisan bill now under consideration. ⚡ Also call and tweet your members of Congress and Congressional leadership, see below While there are some positive…

The compromise Tax Relief for American Families and Workers Act of 2024 leaves out the most impoverished families while giving big tax benefits to corporations

By Global Women's Strike | 19th January 2024

We are mothers, grandmothers and other unpaid family caregivers who have been pressing for reinstatement of the expanded child tax credit (CTC) and for our caregiving work to be valued and supported.  We recognize and appreciate the effort that went into this bi-partisan proposal, but it must not exclude the most impoverished children. Representative DeLauro,…

Help us support children and families in Gaza! 

By Global Women's Strike | 21st December 2023

Donate Here As a multiracial network of women’s organizations, which includes mothers, grandmothers and other caregivers, and the men’s network with whom we work closely, we are urgently raising funds for the Middle East Children’s Alliance (MECA) to provide immediate aid to children and families in Gaza. 1.7 million people have now been displaced and…

Urgent: Tell Congress, Include Extended CTC in End Of Year Tax Package!

By Global Women's Strike | 10th November 2023

How long will the richest country in the world tolerate millions of our children in poverty? Urgent action needed to bring back extended CTC, which lifted millions of children out of poverty! The time is NOW to contact Congress because the reinstatement of the expanded Child Tax Credit is being debated as part of negotiations…

Event: Meet the brave Colombian women campaigning against state murders

By Global Women's Strike | 8th November 2023

We are delighted to welcome Jacqueline Castillo and Rubiela Giraldo from MAFAPO (Madres de los Falsos Positivos) a courageous network of mothers and other women fighting for justice for over 6,402 innocent civilians murdered by the Colombian state, in a campaign of atrocities known as “Falsos Positivos”. As millions across the world demonstrate for a…

Statement: To united Families & Friends Campaign (UFFC) against all state violence.

By Global Women's Strike | 28th October 2023

-The consistent campaigning which you have led for decades for justice for family membersand loved ones has helped build the movement to hold UK police and establishment accountable for their crimes.– Women of all races have joined people of colour demanding an end to the violence and injusticewe have suffered at the hands of the…

Event: Theft from Africa – Workshop for Black History Month.

By Global Women's Strike | 25th October 2023

Women of Colour GWS tell the story of what the British and other empires stole from the African continent and its people. According to research, £7.5 trillion is owed by Britain to its former colonies for slavery. Is this an underestimate and if so what is the true cost of the theft of people and resources…

Press Release: Mothers and Other Family Caregivers From Across The US Tell Congress to Value Our Work

By Global Women's Strike | 22nd October 2023

Congressional Briefing featuring Rep. Gwen Moore (WI-4), directly impacted family caregivers from across the country and policy experts, followed by Press Conference. October 24, 2023 9-10am Briefing, 10:30am Press Conference. Briefing: Rayburn House Office Building, Rm 2060, Washington DC. Breakfast served. Press conference: House Triangle, United States Capitol

Caregiving is Work Congressional Briefing in DC, Tues 24 October

By Global Women's Strike | 22nd October 2023

Congressional Briefing and Press Conference, Caregiving is Work: Supporting mothers and other family caregivers through the Worker Relief and Credit Reform Act (WRCR) and beyond

Please join us Tuesday in Washington DC! Also being live-streamed on Center for the Study of Social Policy Facebook page

Protest: Stand with the people of Haiti! NOT another invasion.

By Global Women's Strike | 9th October 2023

The Global Women’s Strike UK (GWS), Women of Colour GWS and Caribbean Labour Solidarity join with Haiti Action Committee US in defence of the people of Haiti. Join us to demonstrate: Tuesday 10 October 2023, 4.30-6pm at Kenya High Commission, 45 Portland Place, London W1B 1AS. Haiti Action Committee condemns in the strongest possible terms…