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
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
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 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!
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
UK Wednesday 7 March 2018 17:00 – 20:45 What Women Want 2.0 Report Launch London: Attlee Suite, Portcullis House, 1 Parliament Street, Westminster, London SW1A 2JR Selma James and others will speak about their chapter in the report. More info here. International Women’s Day Thursday 8 March 2018, 12-2pm Family Courts on Trial London: Old … Continue reading International Women’s Day events 2018
The call for this International Women’s Strike (IWS) follows mass protest in 2016 against men’s violence in Argentina and the criminalisation of abortion in Poland, and the women’s marches against Trump which mobilised millions in the US and 60 other countries, including 100,000 in the UK. The Women’s March UK and US are endorsing the IWD … Continue reading International Women’s Strike 2017
CARING, SURVIVAL & JUSTICE vs. THE TYRANNY OF THE MARKET INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S CONFERENCE 14-15 NOVEMBER 2015 Watch videos of the conference here: http://www.gwsconf15.weebly.com/