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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

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.

Feb 06
2020

RED WITCH BOOKCLUB No.2

💃🏽 Women’s Strike invites you to join a new reading group – for feminists of all genders / to deepen our thinking and actions towards the red feminist horizon 💃🏽 meetings on-line and in the evening so mothers, carers and those with access needs can join from different cities and towns. 💃🏽 second reading “Homeplace […]

Feb 03
2020

RED WITCH BOOK CLUB

💃 Women’s Strike invites you to join a new reading group – for feminists of all genders / to deepen our thinking and actions towards the red feminist horizon 💃 Meetings on-line and in the evenings (after most small kids are in bed) so that mums / carers / those with access needs / across […]

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 […]

Jan 29
2020

ABOLISH RAPE: A Public Discussion

ABOLISH RAPE: A Public Discussion Feb 12  — 7pm – 9pm Halkevi Kurdish Community Centre 31-33 Dalston Lane, London E8  Women’s Strike invites feminists of all genders to a public discussion about what it would take to abolish rape. Why? Because we are sick to death of it being easier to count the number of women in our […]

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 […]

Sep 19
2019

Women will be your nature no more

What is the climate strike? Between the 20th and 27th of September, people across the world are going on a climate strike. We are following the example of millions of young people who have brought hope to this movement.  The climate crisis shows another limit to our system of production that exploits vulnerable and oppressed […]

Jul 30
2019

Fck Govt Fck Boris – The New Culture of Resistance

Fck Govt Fck Boris – The New Culture of Resistance On the 24th July, the streets of central London were flooded by 8,000 people dancing, singing and marching to reject our new sexist, racist, classist, homophobic, climate science denying Prime Minister Boris Johnson. The street festival of music and arts assembled in Russell Square and […]