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Feb 25
2020

We Strike Because We Care

International Women’s day started out with a strike! On 8 March 2020 women across the world will again strike against the unfair conditions under which we live. Last year half a million people in the UK were forced to rely on food banks, one in six parents went hungry to feed their kids while billionaires […]

Feb 24
2020

Women’s Strike 2020 – Call to Action

Women’s Strike 2020 – Call to Action Each year on the 8th March women across the world go on strike. We refuse to do all the work – both paid and unpaid – that keeps the world clean, fed and healthy. The Women’s Strike transforms the traditional strike. For hundreds of years the work that […]

Feb 24
2020
Feb 24
2020

SEX/WORK STRIKE CALL TO ACTION

On International Women’s Day we strike against the sexist, racist and criminal laws that jeopardise the lives of sex workers. On March 8th we will refuse to do sex/work for money and we will not carry out the domestic, sex and care work that we are expected to do for free: the jobs that keep our communities, families and the system we live in ticking over.

Jan 29
2020

The Women’s Strike Performs ‘The Rapist In Your Path’

Feminist Valentines Day Special x Strike for Climate Feb 14 6.30pm National Gallery Steps Trafalgar Square  Starting in Chile, where the feminist movement has been at the centre to the latest wave of uprisings, ‘The Rapist in Your Path’ has spread across the world being performed in over 200 cities and 40 different countries. The chorus “The rapist […]

Nov 27
2019

The UCU strike is a feminist, anti-racist strike!

What is feminist about UCU strikes? We, from the Leicester Women’s Strike Assembly (WSA), show our fullest solidarity for the UCU strikes. Not only are we fighting for better working conditions universally. We especially want to highlight the feminist aspects of the strikes. The UCU strikes will start on 25th November, coinciding with the international […]

Feb 28
2019

#whyistrike Solidarity Economy Association

We at the Solidarity Economy Association are supporting the Women’s Strike on 8 March, with several of our worker members taking part. Actively participating in action with movements that share our values is an essential part of creating a thriving solidarity economy for the UK – an economy based on justice, diversity and pluralism, co-operation, self-management, ecological sustainability, […]

Feb 28
2019

#whyistrike Lydia Caradonna

I’m striking because my brothel manager continues to increase the amount of money she takes from us, and threatens our jobs when we try to object. I need decriminalisation so that I am granted the same protection as other workers and the ability to unionise.

Feb 24
2019

A strike against racism and borders: non una dimeno

We have called a global feminist strike for the 8th of March. We strike because we are being killed in the streets and in our homes; we strike because we are being exploited, paid less, and because we are being discriminated by the colour of our skin or heritage. Many of us have been left […]

Feb 20
2019

#whyistrike Jess Kong

I love the piano. From a young age, I have been being told piano teacher is a perfect job, because I am a girl. “This is truly a wonderful job! You can teach at home flexibly according to household schedule.” From my observation and experience, being a female piano teacher at home in Hong Kong can mean being […]