Author Archives: Global Womens Strike

Justice & Protection for human rights defenders Thai Embassy

On 22 February, a court in Thailand will issue its verdict in a trial regarding the attempted murder of human rights defender Supoj Kalasong who was fighting for land rights for the Klong Sai Pattana farming community.

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FREE AND FAIR ELECTIONS IN HAITI! ONE PERSON ONE VOTE. NO TO STOLEN ELECTIONS IN HAITI

Haiti’s Presidential election, postponed from the scheduled date of Oct. 9th due to Hurricane Mathew, is now scheduled for November 20th, 2016.  There can be no recovery unless there is a government in place that truly represents the people.  The … Continue reading

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The International Women’s Conference, Caring, Survival and Justice vs the Tyranny of the Market

It is forty years since the women of Iceland took a Day Off and brought the country to a halt, and 20 years since we won a commitment from governments celebrating the UN Decade for Women to include the value … Continue reading

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Election 2015: Women asylum seekers and immigrants are targets of austerity

 All African Women’s Group We are a self-help group of women asylum seekers and immigrants based at the Crossroads Women’s Centre. We’ve discussed the effect the election is having on us. Most political parties blame us for the lack of … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day petition endorsed by Chair of Standing Commission on Carers

Amid the flowers and chocolates descending on mothers this weekend, on Saturday 14 March 2-5pm the Global Women’s Strike (GWS) and Women of Colour in the GWS will Honour Mothers, Honour All Carers by launching an international petition A Living … Continue reading

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Victory: CPS to prosecute G4S guards for the manslaughter of Jimmy Mubenga

It has taken nearly four years of pressure from the family and supporters of Mr Mubenga, and much public outrage, for the Crown Prosecution Service to finally bring criminal charges against his G4S killers.

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Free Margaretta D’Arcy Free Shannon

Anti-war activist and writer Margaretta D’Arcy is serving a three-month sentence in Limerick prison. She has been protesting US war planes violating Irish neutrality by landing at Shannon airport. Since 2001 Irish governments have allowed Shannon to be used by … Continue reading

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Why Mothers Will Be Marching On Saturday 12 March

On Saturday 12 March 2011, women in a number of countries will mark the Centenary of IWD with a MOTHERS MARCH, to defend Everyone’s survival and welfare, and calling for an End to cuts, poverty and discrimination.

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Mumia Abu Jamal

Women and men in this country are joining worldwide demonstrations to save the life of Mumia Abu-Jamal, award-winning journalist and former Black Panther.

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