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

Selma James quoted in article: “What is killing marriage and the family?”

It’s not just the free market or big government - there’s Big Sister too Belinda Brown | May 11 2019 |  1 Share on FacebookShare on Twitter forward by email Print Subscribe The male breadwinner ... now just a privilege of the upper middle class? The birth of a new Royal baby here in Britain reminds us what privileged women … Continue reading Selma James quoted in article: “What is killing marriage and the family?”

Complain to Woman’s Hour about their sexist reporting on “parental alienation”

Selma James to Woman’s Hour I am appalled by Woman’s Hour’s report on  ‘parental alienation’ (26 April 2016)  provoked by Families Need Fathers’s march the day  before. You reported on ‘parental alienation’ which has  notoriously been used by fathers, including violent fathers, to discredit the mother who is most often the caring  parent, and to … Continue reading Complain to Woman’s Hour about their sexist reporting on “parental alienation”

Statement: End Discrimination: Respect Human Rights And Restore Shamina Begum’s UK Nationality

END DISCRIMINATION: RESPECT HUMAN RIGHTS AND RESTORE SHAMINA BEGUM’S UK NATIONALITY For clarification and/or further information, kindly contact Charles Hector (+60192371100 easytocall@gmail.com), Selma James ( +44 20 7482 2496,  gws@globalwomenstrike.net ) and/or Nina Lopez ( +44 20 7482 2496, law@allwomencount.net ) Kindly report on this statement, OR alternatively cause it to be published in your … Continue reading Statement: End Discrimination: Respect Human Rights And Restore Shamina Begum’s UK Nationality

GWS on the 1st UK-wide Youth Strike 4 Climate #FFF

The Global Women’s Strike was happy to support the 1st UK-wide Youth Strike 4 Climate #FFF in Parliament Square on 15 February. Several thousand multi-racial resolute school students gathered in Parliament Sq and blockaded the traffic. Actions were planned in at least 60 towns and cities across the UK, from Cornwall to the Highlands.  Young women … Continue reading GWS on the 1st UK-wide Youth Strike 4 Climate #FFF