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Feb 20
2019

#whyistrike Rosa MacDowell

On 8th March I am joining the strike to highlight the impossibility of striking from women’s work both paid and unpaid. To strike from being a midwife, something I’m training to be, is impossible because as a caring (predominantly female) profession you would be vilified for removing care from those more vulnerable than you – […]

Feb 20
2019

#whyistrike Özlem Izzet

I’m 33 years old and a single parent to two amazing children. I am an innovating entrepreneur, motivated, smart and a great mother too!  I am on the verge of finalising funds to secure a premise for my flourishing business, but in recent months I’ve had housing benefit cuts by Southwark and I am being […]

Feb 20
2019

My Mum Is On Strike!

International Women’s Day started out with a strike and on 8th March women across the world will strike against the unfair conditions under which we’re all forced to live. Unpaid work like childcare and cleaning prop up the world economy. As carers of children, we resent our love being exploited and we are going to […]

Feb 20
2019

WTF is the Women’s Strike?

The Women’s Strike in Britain began with women coming together to explore our visions of the red feminist horizon – what it could look like and how, crucially – how we could get there. The argument that we want to make is that the Women’s Strike is not a one-day event set to coincide with […]

Feb 20
2019

Sex/Work Strike

Friday 8th March 2019 Meet 7pm: Leicester Square 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 […]

Feb 19
2019

Sex / Work Strike: Piatek 8 marca 2019

Piatek 8 marca 2019Sex / Work Strike2019Godz. 19:00 Leicester Square W Miédzynarodowy Dzień Kobiet strajkujemy przeciwko seksistowskim i rasistowskim regulacjom prawnym, które kryminalizują prace seks workerów, narażając tym samym ich życie i zdrowie na niebezpieczeństwo. 8-go marca odmówimy wykonywania każdej pracy, zarówno tej za którą otrzymujemy wynagrodzenie, jak również tej nieodpłatnej, wykonywanej przez nas w […]

Feb 06
2019

#strike4decrim call to action

Friday 8th March 2019 Meet 7pm: Leicester Square 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 […]

Jul 13
2018

High on the Feminist Tide: Ni Una Menos, Women’s Strike and a revolution for all

“The women’s strike made us protagonists in history.” On a heatwave evening on a busy street corner in Bethnal Green, the shouts of “Marielle vive” and “Jin, jiyan, azadi” rang out. These chants — the first commemorating Marielle Franco, a black feminist socialist organiser from the Maré favela of Rio de Janeiro who was assassinated earlier […]

Jun 28
2018

Women’s Strike Industrial and Political Strategy for the Sex Industry

Unionisation of Workers in the Sex Industry [+] The Decriminalisation of Sex Work [+] Feminist Education About Sex, Violence And Power  [=] The Red Feminist Horizon What follows is an outline of the Women’s Strike Assembly’s current industrial strategy for the sex industry; the establishment of a UK national campaign to demand and win the decriminalisation […]