Selma James & Women of Colour GWS sign letter: We stand with Jeremy Corbyn – just as he always stood with us

Organisations and individuals including Kehinde Andrews, Hanif Kureishi, Ahdaf Soueif, Gillian Slovo, Robert Del Naja and Anish Kapoor urge BAME and migrant communities to vote for Labour December 10, 2019 · 8 min read As BAME (Black, Asian and minority ethnic) representatives, organisations, anti-racist activists and individuals involved in local, national, and international campaigns, we urge BAME and migrant communities to vote for the … Continue reading Selma James & Women of Colour GWS sign letter: We stand with Jeremy Corbyn – just as he always stood with us

Support Corbyn in 12 December UK election

Dear friends, While the Global Women’s Strike and Payday are non-party political, many of us are campaigning for Jeremy Corbyn in this election to stop a far-right Johnson-Trump alliance. The LP Manifesto, launched with Corbyn’s powerful speech (see also his 60 seconds resumee), is the most radical in decades and includes: ·        an end to … Continue reading Support Corbyn in 12 December UK election

Event: Mexico Mothers of Disappeared & Haiti Insurrection

Dear Friends, Please note the meeting on Sat 5 Oct is at 4pm (not 2pm). The Transformative Power of Mexico’s Movement of Mothers of the Disappeared With Laura Carlsen and a special news report Another Haitian Revolution? Margaret Prescod reporting from Haiti Saturday 5 October 2019, 4pm Crossroads Women’s Centre 25 Wolsey Mews, Kentish Town, … Continue reading Event: Mexico Mothers of Disappeared & Haiti Insurrection

Green New Deal For Europe – A Care Income (Excerpts)

Download the report here. The Green New Deal for Europe is the first attempt at a political response to climate change that is on the same scale as the problem itself, and it recognizes that any response to the climate and sustainability crisis must necessarily also deal with the austerity and economic short-sightedness that currently … Continue reading Green New Deal For Europe – A Care Income (Excerpts)

Join Extinction Rebellion breastfeeding action 9 Oct

Dear Friends, We invite you to take part in the Nurse-in on Wednesday 9 October 10.30-11.30 organised by Extinction Rebellion (XR) as part of the October XR Movement of Movements. Mothers are meeting at the QEII Centre, Broad Sanctuary, Westminster, SW1P 3EE and move to a nearby location for the Nurse-in. Please join us if … Continue reading Join Extinction Rebellion breastfeeding action 9 Oct

Women say: reorient benefits to support us and recognise care work

Here is our submission to the Labour Policy Forum about benefits and employment, done jointly with WinVisible - women with visible and invisible disabilities .  Anyone can make a submission, as an individual or organisation, as a Labour Party member or guest.  The consultation ends tomorrow 30 June.  https://www.policyforum.labour.org.uk/commissions Labour policy review – Work, pensions and … Continue reading Women say: reorient benefits to support us and recognise care work

Mothers’ Climate March, Sunday 12 May, 12 noon Hyde Park Corner – join us

We’re joining the Mothers’ Climate March because: Rural mothers risk their lives to defensed  lands/forests/waters from agribusinesss/mega-dams/mining/fracking which are driving much of global heating. Mothers are at the forefront of a global peasant movement which is taking on industrial agriculture to provide healthy food for all and re-green and cool the planet! Breastfeeding is discouraged- … Continue reading Mothers’ Climate March, Sunday 12 May, 12 noon Hyde Park Corner – join us