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.
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Recent News for Women of Colour in GWS
BWWFH with Kings Cross Women’s Centre Peace Collective, Greenham women, NFIP network and Partizans, picketing the 1986 AGM of Rio Tinto Zinc, which mines uranium on Black People’s land in Namibia, Canada and the USA.
Black Women for Wages for Housework picket the Ferndale Hotel to protest against National Front attacks on the Kings Cross Women’s Centre and other organisations and individuals. The picket was 500 strong and sponsored by over 80 organisations.
Crossroads Women’s Centre, 1985
Wages for Housework, International Campaign Journal, May, 1982
Falling Wall Press, March, 1980
Labrish Newsletter, 1978
Safire, October 1977