Equal Pay article by Selma James for What Women Want report

WHAT WOMEN WANT 2.0 EQUAL PAY: SELMA JAMES Co-ordinator of the Global Women’s Strike and author of Sex, Race & Class – The Perspective of Winning “[I want] wages for housework. Equal pay. Safety from violence and bullying.” Equal pay was a defining theme in the responses to the What Women Want 2.0 survey, showing … Continue reading Equal Pay article by Selma James for What Women Want report

Measuring and valuing unwaged work. Women Count, count women’s work

The International Women Count Network, with the support of 1,200 Non-Governmental Organizations worldwide, won these historic decisions at the UN Forth World Conference of Women (Platform for Action, Beijing 1995). They are now being implemented in a number of countries. The International Women Count Network campaigns for governments to measure and value unwaged ("unremunerated" work … Continue reading Measuring and valuing unwaged work. Women Count, count women’s work

A life in writing: Selma James in The Guardian

Books A life in ... A life in writing: Selma James 'By demanding payment for housework we attack what is terrible about caring in our capitalist society' Becky Gardiner Fri 8 Jun 2012 22.45 BSTFirst published on Fri 8 Jun 2012 22.45 BST  Selma James describes the frustrations of women’s lives. Photograph: Eamonn McCabe for the Guardian The last time … Continue reading A life in writing: Selma James in The Guardian