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Nov 18
2018

Reclaim the Fight: Women Rise Up Against Fascism Demo

On International Day to Eliminate Violence Against Women  Reclaim the Fight: Feminists Rise Up Against Fascism Demo Sunday 25 November 2018 5PM – BBC Portland Place Women’s work makes life possible. For this we are rewarded with violence and exploitation in the streets, at work and at home. We’re told that our inferior position in […]

Oct 23
2018

Oct 13th Feminist to the Front – reports

On Saturday 13th October 2018, a coalition of feminist and anti-fascist groups, including Women’s Strike Assembly, Sisters Uncut and Plan C, were involved in organising a feminist bloc against the planned Democratic Football Lads Alliance (DFLA) march in London. The bloc was part of a unity demonstration, bringing together an even broader group of anti-fascist […]

Oct 02
2018

Anti-racist Feminisms: Past, Present and Future

THURSDAY OCT 11 7PM St John’s Church, Bethnal Green Road, London  Speakers AMRIT WILSON is an activist and writer on issues of gender and race. She is a founder member of South Asia Solidarity Group, and board member of Imkaan, a Black, South Asian and minority ethnic women’s organisation dedicated to combating violence against women […]

Sep 11
2018

Feminists to the Front: Feminist Antifascism on Oct 13

Summer is over and the far-right have not gone away. On October 13th the far-right Democratic Football Lads Alliance plan to march in London. In the last year thousands of them have taken to the streets, uniting racists from UKIP to Generation Identity. By manipulating information and outright lying the far-right now present themselves as […]

Jul 13
2018

Free & Legal Abortion Scarf

Green Free and Legal Abortion Neckerchief  (pañuelo verde) from the Campaña Nacional Por el Derecho al Aborto Legal, Seguro y Gratuito – National Campaign for the right to legal, safe and free abortions is now available. The slogan of the campaign is: Educación sexual para decidir, anticonceptivos para no abortar, aborto legal para no morir […]

Apr 25
2018

Defend Rojava | Defend the Women’s Revolution

Defend Rojava | Defend the Women’s Revolution Women’s Strike Assembly has launched a fundraising effort to support our Kurdish sisters – Jin, Jiyan, Azadi | Women, Life, Freedom! Women’s Strike Assembly Shop is now taking orders for tees, sweatshirts, vests, posters and totes. Printed and shipped to order – end of July 2018  >> ORDER HERE […]

Mar 26
2018

Communique #1 London Assembly

The International Women’s Strike in the UK began with women coming together to explore our visions of the red feminist horizon – what it could look like and how we could get there. The Women’s Strike is not a one-day event set to coincide with International Women’s Day each year – it’s not an activist […]

Mar 07
2018

We Paid In, You Pay Out: Why Members of the Pension Reform Group are striking on March 8th.

As many academics, lecturers and tutors have been involved in the current historic strike over cuts to university pensions, the Women’s Strike is being joined and supported by members of the grassroots organisation Pension Reform Group. This group is made up of women who are effected by and fighting against the government’s decision to change […]

Mar 04
2018

Media

Media requests and comments: Noshin: 07842715333 email: info@womenstrike.org.uk Women’s Strike in the media: Red Pepper – 20 Feb 2018 Sunday Herald – 4 March 2018 Pluto Press – 5 March 2018 a-n – 5 March 2018 The Guardian – 5 March 2018 gal-dem – 6 March 2018 Verso – 7 March 2018 Left Foot Forward […]

Feb 15
2018

Birmingham: Bread & Roses for All, and Hormones Too!

TRANSFEMINIST DEMANDS ARE NOT SO DIFFERENT TO THE DEMANDS OF CIS-CENTRED FEMINISM. Wednesday 28th February 2018 7PM-9PM Birmingham LGBT 38-40 Holloway circus, B11EQ Birmingham, United Kingdom Trans women, just like cis women, are in desperate need of the expansion of their rights regarding their bodily autonomy, access to healthcare, and reproductive justice. Trans and cis […]