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Jan 30
2018

The Women’s Strike is necessary – and it involves re-imagining what a strike means

By Iida Käyhkö During the Women’s Strike event This Is a Social Crisis the urgency of intervening and protesting austerity measures was underlined. Jess Potter from Docs Not Cops described a national health service at breaking point, chronically underfunded and overstretched, with doctors and nurses forced to restrict access to necessary care for immigrants. Kelsey […]

Jan 28
2018

We need a feminism for the 99%. That’s why women will strike this year

BY LINDA ALCOFF, CINZIA ARRUZZA, TITHI BHATTACHARYA, ROSA CLEMENTE, ANGELA DAVIS, ZILLAH EISENSTEIN, LIZA FEATHERSTONE, NANCY FRASER, BARBARA SMITH, KEEANGA-YAMAHTTA TAYLOR. Statement from the International Women’s Strike in the United States. On 8 March, we will go on strike against gender violence – against the men who commit violence and against the system that protects them […]

Jan 14
2018

The Impossibility of the International Women’s Strike is Exactly Why It’s So Necessary

BY CAMILLE BARBAGALLO The international women’s strike is impossible. Really, it is. But let’s be very clear – the impossibility of the women’s strike is precisely why it is one of the most important things that needs to be done. The impossibility of the women’s strike is not because the women’s strike is not a […]

Jan 08
2018

Toward the 2018 March 8 Strike

Communique from Ni Una Menos: The Strike’s Time Today, January 8, we start the countdown to the 2018 International Women’s Strike. It is not a timeout, but a time for the accumulation of forces, of conversations, of encounters in order to create a new common cry. Together we produce the time of the strike, a […]

Jan 07
2018

Event #3 Feminism will be anti-racist, or it will be meaningless

WE SPEAK. WE ORGANISE. WE STRIKE SERIE Wednesday, 14 February 7pm – 9pm Halkevi 31-33 Dalston Lane, E8 3DF London, United Kingdom Event #3 Our feminism will be anti-racist or it will be meaningless! It is not enough to be feminist. We have been conditioned into gender roles that present femininity as weak and we […]

Jan 07
2018

Event #2 This is a Social Crisis

WE SPEAK. WE ORGANISE. WE STRIKE SERIES Monday 29 January 7pm – 9pm The Crypt, St John Church, 200 Cambridge Heath Rd, Bethnal Green, London E2 9PA SPEAKERS Jasmin Stone – Focus 15  Lydia Harris – Feminist Fightback Jess Potter – Docs not Cops Paula Peters – DPAC (Disabled People against Cuts) Kelsey M – […]

Jan 07
2018

Event #1 Women’s Work is Never Done

WE SPEAK. WE ORGANISE. WE STRIKE EVENTS SERIES Monday, January 15 at 7 PM – 9 PM The Crypt, St John Church, 200 Cambridge Heath Rd, Bethnal Green, London E2 9PA Let us be clear: women have always worked, often for little or no money.  We need to organise and strike against a system that divides […]

Jan 07
2018

Birmingham: Feminist Free School

Feminist Free School Birmingham Sunday 28th January 2018 Birmingham Women’s Strike assembly warmly invite you to our Feminist Free School, a space where women, trans and non-binary people and all other genders can come together to learn about feminism and build anti-patriarchal autonomy in an informal and accessible environment. Education about feminism needs to take […]

Jan 07
2018

Call to Action: Strike!

In London the Women’s Strike will assembly on 8 March at 1pm in Russell Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1B 5BE. To confront the impossibility of the women’s strike: there will activities and collective care for children of all ages and a collective kitchen will be operating. On 8 March 2018 women will strike and refuse to […]