Women of Colour in the Global Womens Strike
Network of women of colour from Africa, India, Latin America, Europe, US and indigenous lands campaigning for women's unwaged work to be recognized and paid for with a #CareIncomeNow!
Mothers and other Caregivers Say, Our Children Are Hungry – Reinstate the Child Tax Credit Now!
Studies show that the majority of families used the Child Tax Credit to buy food. Reinstating the expanded refundable Child Tax Credit is needed to end hunger: Prioritize it!
As the White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health convenes tomorrow – the first such conference in over 50 years – and as President Biden has pledged to end hunger and diet-related diseases by 2030, it’s urgent to call on elected officials to make reinstating the expanded Child Tax Credit a top priority.
Race and Wrongful Convictions in the US, published by the National Registry of Exonerations.
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Unwaged Caregivers join June 18th Poor People’s Campaign Mass Poor People’s & Low Wage Workers Assembly & Moral March on Washington DC
On June 18th mothers and other unwaged caregivers are joining with other poor, unwaged and low-waged workers and people of conscience to take part in the giant Poor People’s Campaign Mass Assembly in Washington, DC. Women and children make up 70% of impoverished people in the US. Though we are workers putting in long hours…
Work Requirements for Child Tax Credits Are An Insult to Mothers (Ms. Magazine)
Sen. Joe Manchin has been demanding “work requirements” for qualification—but every mother is a working mother, and every mother knows that.
Why women oppose the Police, Crime, Sentencing & Courts Bill.
We have been organising for decades for protection and justice from a pandemic of sexual and domestic violence against women and children, reinforced by policies of austerity that target us, undermining our financial independence and therefore our safety. Survivors of rape and domestic violence have come forward, nationally and internationally, reporting an epidemic of sexual…
Novara Media: Correction request re Wages for Housework Campaign article
Dear Novara Media, Re https://novaramedia.com/2022/03/21/the-wages-for-housework-campaign-is-as-relevant-as-ever/ The article by Sophie Rosa, published on 21 March, grossly misinforms about the Wages for Housework Campaign which is celebrating 50 years of uninterrupted campaigning this year. It jumbles together academics past and present, avoiding the concrete struggles our international grassroots network has been making in the Global South and…
Press: Peers deliver heavy defeat to government’s authoritarian policing bill
THE government has suffered a heavy defeat in the House of Lords over its widely condemned plans to curb protest rights. Opposition peers voted on Monday night against 14 amendments put forward by ministers to the Police, Crime, Sentencing & Courts Bill. The rejected amendments included limiting noise during demonstrations, new powers for police to…
Caregivers Participated in Mass Direct Action with the Poor People’s Campaign to Push US Senate to Pass Build Back Better, including extending the Child Tax Credit
A delegation from the Global Women’s Strike (GWS), Women of Color in the Global Women’s Strike (WOC/GWS) and Payday men’s network joined the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival (PPC:NCMR) in doing mass non-violent civil disobedience in the nation’s capital on December 13 Moral Monday to press for passage in 2021 of the Build Back Better Act, and in particular for the continuation of the extended Child Tax Credit (CTC).
26 Nov: Endorsements for Indian Farmers protest anniversary
Dear Friends, Please see info about UK events in support of Indian Farmers: · 26 November demonstration at High Commission of India, London, WC2B 4NA 12-2pm. Contact: 020 7482 2496 · 26 November Birmingham & Sandwell Branch members are demonstrating 2.30pm at 346 Soho Road Handsworth, Shaheed Udham Singh Welfare Centre contact: Bhagwant Singh Mob…