women-of-colour

Event: Whistleblowing, Dissent, Accountability Int’l festival

6th May 2021

WHISTLEBLOWING, DISSENT, ACCOUNTABILITY Saturday 8 May Join distinguished international speakers Sami Al-Arian, AcademicMichael Albert, Author and activistMads Andenæs, LawyerDiani Barreto, Painter and activistSomerset Bean, Graphic designerMax Blumenthal, Investigative journalist and authorJonathan Cook, Journalist and authorJohn Christensen, Tax justice campaignerEileen Chubb, Whistleblower and founder of Compassion in CareMarjorie Cohn, Lawyer, academic and writerMichel Collon, Author and journalistNaomi Colvin, Whistleblower…

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…

Fact Sheet: Support Indian Farmers

16th February 2021

18 February – Support the Farmers “Rail Roko” (Railway Blockade) across India 12 pm to 4pm (local time). FACT SHEET Millions of farmers strike against laws that put corporations in charge of land and food production Watch 6-minute video why farmers are protesting The movement to repeal Modi’s three Farm Acts is growing in strength…

Petition: Release organiser Nodeep Kaur from jail

16th February 2021

We join Citizens for Justice & Peace in India to urge you to please sign this petition & share it widely Petition: Release Dalit Trade Union Activist Nodeep Kaur On 12 January, organiser and factory worker, Ms Kaur, with other Kundli Industrial Area factory workers, was participating in the farmers’ protest near the Singhu border…

Message of support to Women Farmers Day, India

18th January 2021

From: Care Income Now! A network coordinated by Global Women’s Strike and Women of Colour in GWS We stand in solidarity with the women farmers of India, whether they are farmers of small family holdings or farm labourers, who are demanding the scrapping of Modi’s three Farm Acts: The Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion…

BBC: Vanessa Bryant, her mother’s lawsuit and the value of childcare

21st December 2020

By Ashitha NageshBBC NewsPublished2 days agoShare Vanessa Bryant, wife of the late basketball star Kobe Bryant, has found herself at the centre of a torrid domestic drama, within a year of the death of her husband and daughter. She is being sued by her mother. In the lawsuit Sofia Laine argues that she should be…

Event: Haitian Lives Matter – Week of Action 10-16 Dec 2020

8th December 2020

Haitian Lives Matter!JOIN WEEK OF ACTION IN SUPPORT OF TODAY’S BLACK JACOBINS   From 10 Dec (Intl Human Rights Day) to 16 Dec (30th anniversary of Haiti’s first democratically elected government)   Today, Haitians are in revolt against a corrupt government backed by the US and other western powers. As the movement has grown, the…

CNJ: Mangrove Nine: justice in the dock

5th December 2020

REVIEWFILM To complement a Steve McQueen Small Axe film, an online account of the momentous trial can now be viewed, writes Bronwen Weatherby 04 December, 2020 — By Bronwen Weatherby Ian Macdonald, Altheia Jones-LeCointe and Selma James in How the Mangrove Nine Won A FIRST-HAND account of the momentous court case that saw nine black men and…