11 Dec: Protecting Breastfeeding from state intervention

From Legal Action for Women: Dear Friends, Protecting breastfeeding from State intervention (family courts, detention centres, hospitals, prisons, etc.) We thought you would like to know about an important meeting of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Infant Feeding & Inequalities on Tuesday 11 December 2018.  See agenda here. Solveig Francis and Shoda Rackal from … Continue reading 11 Dec: Protecting Breastfeeding from state intervention

International Women’s Strike planning meeting Tues 20 Nov, 6pm

Come to a planning meeting for the International Women's Strike (IWS: 8 March 2019) 6pm, Tuesday 20 November 2018 Liz Hilton (EMPOWER-Thailand) is in London for a few days. So we are meeting now to benefit from Thai women’s struggle and especially their mass movement of sex workers. Also, Liz, Selma James and Nina Lopez (Global … Continue reading International Women’s Strike planning meeting Tues 20 Nov, 6pm

US Poor People’s Campaign launch 6 weeks of action

14 MAY 2018 – POOR PEOPLE’S CAMPAIGN LAUNCH SIX WEEKS OF NONVIOLENT DIRECT ACTION ACROSS THE UNITED STATES A new multiracial mass movement has been growing in the United States. The Poor People’s Campaign: a National Call for Moral Revival (PPC) is launching its first nation-wide event on May 14, the day after the US Mothers’ Day. Through highly publicized, non-violent … Continue reading US Poor People’s Campaign launch 6 weeks of action

The Global Women’s Strike has evolved into a worldwide protest

Decades after Iceland’s ‘day off’, our women’s strike is stronger than ever Selma James The Global Women’s Strike has evolved into a worldwide protest with myriad demands Thu 8 Mar 2018 06.00 GMTLast modified on Thu 8 Mar 2018 13.12 GMT  ‘As a result of Poland and Argentina coming together, the International Women’s Strike was formed.’ Women march in … Continue reading The Global Women’s Strike has evolved into a worldwide protest

8 March: Protest Unilever, disinvest from Myanmar!

8 March 2018 International Women’s Day 5-6pm  PROTEST outside UNILEVER HQ UNILEVER House, 100 Victoria Embankment, London EC4Y 0DY Why UNILEVER? UNILEVER claims to embody principles that respect the dignity and rights of women and girls, especially in the marketing of Dove products. UNILEVER has been so successful in this that the company holds the … Continue reading 8 March: Protest Unilever, disinvest from Myanmar!

8 March: Family Courts on Trial – speak out outside Parliament

PRESS RELEASE 8 March 2018: International Women’s Day Speak out: FAMILY COURTS ON TRIAL 12-2pm, Old Palace Yard, Westminster  All Welcome On the centenary of (some) women’s suffrage, mothers, grandmothers and women’s organisations will expose and protest the devaluing of mothers and the unwarranted rise in children being taken into care and adopted against the wishes of … Continue reading 8 March: Family Courts on Trial – speak out outside Parliament