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

Women’s Demands for Black Lives Movement: End Stop & Search.

By Global Women's Strike | 29th September 2021

The most pervasive racist abuse by police. Every mother of sons worries about and the possibility of its escalation. Read our full statement here below.

CNJ: Why women oppose the police bill

By Global Women's Strike | 23rd September 2021

Protests against the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill • WOMEN from Camden joined in a lively protest against the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill as it was debated in the Lords last week, spotlighting women’s case against this repressive legislation. Despite bucketing rain, a diverse crowd spoke about how the bill would impact…

Event: Women protest vs the Police Bill, Tues 14 Sept, 1pm

By Global Women's Strike | 13th September 2021

As the House of Lords debates the Police, Crime, Sentencing & Courts Bill Tues 14 Sept, 1pm Women protest vs the Police Bill Old Palace Yard SW1P 3JY (opp House of Lords) ● All welcome Protect women, protect the planet. Tell the Lords to #Kill the Bill  Called by Women of Colour Global Women’s Strike…

The Surviving Society Podcast: Our Time Is Now (Selma James, Sara Callaway, Shanice Octavia McBean & Aviah Day)

By Global Women's Strike | 24th August 2021

Urgent appeal: Haiti Struck by 7.2 magnitude Earthquake

By Global Women's Strike | 18th August 2021

Dear friends,  Haiti urgently needs our practical solidarity following another devastating earthquake – so far the death toll is over 1,300 people.  Donations are crucial to support and save lives after the earthquake and in the face of imminent storm Grace. Please see the appeal below from Haiti Emergency Relief Fund haitiemergencyrelief.org with whom we…

Press statement: Mothers and others welcome the re-introduction of Worker Relief & Credit Reform Act

By Global Women's Strike | 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…

Statement: Why women oppose the Police, Crime, Sentencing & Courts Bill. By Women Against Rape and Women of Colour in GWS

By Global Women's Strike | 18th July 2021

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…

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

By Global Women's Strike | 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…

Press: ‘Juneteenth’ is our Freedom Day.

By Global Women's Strike | 21st June 2021

Today we will celebrate the anniversary of our emancipation from slavery by joining the Poor People’s Campaign Digital GatheringPress: ‘Juneteenth’ is our Freedom Day. JUNE 19 commemorates the date — Freedom Day — in 1865 when black people in Texas finally heard the Emancipation Proclamation issued two years earlier, which officially ended slavery in the…

Event: Protest Royal College of Psychiatrists covering up abuse & solitary confinement in prisons

By Global Women's Strike | 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…