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

TODAY Join the Haiti Action Committee for a Day of Action in Solidarity with the Haitian People, thursday 27 April.

By Global Women's Strike | 27th April 2023

Please share this powerful statement issued yesterday by women’s and popular organizations in Haiti, calling for an end to the genocide of the people of Haiti. And join TODAY’s (Thursday) Day of Action called by Haiti Action Committee, our point of reference. Tweet/share on your social media. See Demands, sample tweets and background information here. Global Women’s Strike (GWS), Women of Color/GWS, and Payday men’s…

Event this Friday – Join the Women’s Speak Out at XR’s The Big One

By Global Women's Strike | 19th April 2023

Friday 21 April, 1pm, Downing Street, London SW1A 2AA. XR’s The Big One – four days of actions 21-24 April to bring together 100,000 people around Parliament to get this government to act on the climate emergency. On Friday – “Unite to Survive” day – diverse networks of mothers, grandmothers, other carers and people with disabilities will…

Selma James’ message to Mumia, after news of the terrible Lucretia Clemons judgment that denied his latest appeal for legal redress.   

By Global Women's Strike | 4th April 2023

Dear Mumia, It is painful to envisage your having to read this judgement where, once again, the evidence of your innocence is drowned in a racist class sadism. This is how the truth continues to be hidden.  We know from your own example and writings that prisoners often win justice by becoming jailhouse lawyers for…

Event: London – 5 April – International Protest – Solidarity with the Peruvian People Down with the dictatorship of #DinaBoluarte

By Global Women's Strike | 31st March 2023

#LONDRES: PROTESTA INTERNACIONAL LONDON INTERNATIONAL PROTEST Solidaridad con el pueblo peruanoSolidarity with the Peruvian People Abajo la dictadura de #DinaAsesinaDown with the dictatorship of #DinaBoluarte 5 Abril 18:00Hrs – April 5th at 18h00Parliament Square LONDON SW1P 3BD 🎤 Micrófono abierto (Open mic) #NiUnMuertoMás#NoAlTerrorismoDeEstado#MásDe70Asesinadxs#DinaAsesinaRenunciaYa#CierreDelCongresoCorrupto#AsambleaConstituyente#NuevaConstituciónPlurinacional#PedroCastilloLibertad Traer pancartas, banners, banderas y whipalas.

US: Ask your Representative to cosponsor Worker Relief & Credit Reform Act

By Global Women's Strike | 8th March 2023

Exciting news – Rep Gwen Moore will be reintroducing the Worker Relief and Credit Reform (WRCR) Act this Thursday, March 9. Please ask your Representative to sign-on to the WRCR Act right away as an original co-sponsor. You can send a model letter directly to your reps at this link. The WRCR Act modernizes the…

Alabama: Power to prisoners & supporters on both sides of the wall

By Global Women's Strike | 8th February 2023

Dear friends,  We wanted you to see our letter of support (below) sent by Payday and other organizations in the Global Women’s Strike network to the prisoners’ movement against slavery and cruel and unusual punishment in the US state of Alabama.  The Alabama prisoners’ strike lasted almost a month last fall despite constant harassment and retaliation…

Care Income leaflet for 2023 Oxford Real Farming Conference

By Global Women's Strike | 3rd January 2023

Campaigning for an income for all who care for people, the soil and the natural world can: • Strengthen the movement against environmental destruction & global warming • Address poverty & other injustice suffered by those, overwhelmingly women, who do this work unwaged or low-waged • Redirect economic & social priorities internationally towards nourishing food (starting with breastfeeding), clean water & air, and the care & protection of all life • Encourage all genders & identities to commit to this lifesaving life-enhancing work.

Call to action: #CTC Social Media Storm: Calling on Congress to Reinstate the Child Tax Credit Now! December 7th.

By Global Women's Strike | 7th December 2022

It’s URGENT that Congress members extend the expanded refundable Child Tax Credit before 2022 comes to a close. US Census data shows that child poverty was cut 46% to a record low of 5.2% in 2021, mostly due to the expanded Child Tax Credit. But Congress did not extend the CTC when it ended in December…

Event : Black Women’s Lives Count: Reclaiming Our Sisters Everywhere.

By Global Women's Strike | 7th December 2022

Support a permanent memorial for South Los Angeles victims of serial murders. ONLINE Thursday, December 8, 2022 3:30pm PST / 5:30pm CST / 6:30pm ESTRegister at https://bit.ly/rosesladec8 Event organized by Black Coalition Fighting Back Serial MurdersDonate: http://rosesouthla.org/donate  For more info: http://rosesouthla.org/contact-us.

Why a retrial for Mumia Abu-Jamal is necessary…

By Global Women's Strike | 4th December 2022

On December 16, 2022, Judge Lucretia Clemons (Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas)  Will Hold the Final Hearing Where She Will Grant or Deny Formal Review of New Exculpatory Evidence, Abu-Jamal’s Best Chance at a New Trial Prepared by Dr. Johanna Fernandez (jfernandez1202@gmail.com) and Ira Arlook iarlook@gmail.com [1] J. Patrick O’Connor, The Framing of Mumia Abu-Jamal (Chicago: Lawrence Hill Books, 2008):…