After years of being seen as victims, is feminist activism finally centring one of the most marginalised groups?Stacey Clare International Women’s Day is growing more powerful each year, as women take to the streets all over the world to decry oppression and demand safety and respect. However, the feminist movement has a chequered history when it comes […]
International Women’s Strike
By Adam Bloodworth Freelance News EditorCampaign groups for women across the United Kingdom have united outside what they nicknamed ‘The Royal Courts of Injustice’ to campaign for women’s rights this International Women’s Day.Women assembled from a multitude of support groups and campaign bodies as spokeswomen gave short speeches on pressure-point topics, while nearby buses and taxes […]
Dear Friends, Please join us on International Women’s Day 8 March at this event. We have worked with hundreds of mothers over many years who face not only criminalisation but having their children removed when they go into sex work.
Women’s Right to Refuse Why women in the United States will strike on March 8th. By Melissa Gira Grant The call went out just weeks ago for a women’s strike in the United States. March 8th, International Women’s Day, would be marked by “striking, marching, blocking roads, bridges, and squares, abstaining from domestic, care and sex […]
International Women’s Strike, 8 March 2017Declaration from the Global Sex Worker MovementOn March 8, in the spirit of solidarity as part of the International Women’s Strike, sex workers will strike against poverty, criminalization and stigma, whether by refusing to go to work, charging double rates or by any other action possible.We work selling sex in […]
Part of our work for the Strike 2003 was to write, with others, an Open letter to the Women’s Movement – some of those who claim to speak against violence against women picketed a sex industry establishment on International Women’s Day, when most women, children and men are desperately trying to prevent the war against Iraq. Machismo begins with the military, not […]