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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…

Event: Whistleblowing, Dissent, Accountability Int’l festival

6th May 2021

WHISTLEBLOWING, DISSENT, ACCOUNTABILITY Saturday 8 May Join distinguished international speakers Sami Al-Arian, Academic Michael Albert, Author and activist Mads Andenæs, Lawyer Diani Barreto, Painter and activist Somerset Bean, Graphic designer Max Blumenthal, Investigative journalist and author Jonathan Cook, Journalist and author John Christensen, Tax justice campaigner Eileen Chubb, Whistleblower and founder of Compassion in Care Marjorie Cohn,…

CNJ: The cancellation of Angela Davis’s university talk is a threat to freedom

15th April 2021

LETTERS, 15 April, 2021 • DR Angela Davis, distinguished academic and renowned anti-racist campaigner, had a recent talk at Butler university, Indianapolis, cancelled. Various reasons were given, but Butler university organisations and community groups said that the university had been “bombarded by pressure from Zionist students… because of Davis’s support for Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions”…

March 18 National Welfare Rights Union Truth Commission – Poverty in All Its Forms is Violence

10th March 2021

Register now for the Truth Commission: Poverty in all its forms is violence: Caregivers victimized by poverty speak out! (online). Thursday March 18 from 7-8:30pm (US Eastern Time).   Convened by National Welfare Rights Union (NWRU).  Testifiers include Global Women’s Strike Benefits Working Group members. Registration link:https://actionnetwork.org/events/truth-commission-poverty-in-all-its-forms-is-violence-caregivers-victimized-by-poverty-speak-out

Statement: International Women’s Day 2021

8th March 2021

Global Women’s Strike & Women of Colour GWS – International Women’s Day 2021 CARING for PEOPLE and PLANET Against POVERTY and DICTATORSHIP Women (and men) in a number of countries are calling for a Care Income Now!, an income for all those – beginning with women, the first carers everywhere, and extending to all genders…