The Global Women’s Strike Experience – Part 1

A photo compilation of varied speakers, women of different backgrounds and a man.  Pink letters on a black background say: Wages for Housework, 50 years of campaigning.  Other info repeated in blogpost below.
­Info from the Global Women’s Strike:

The Wages for Housework Campaign is celebrating its 50th anniversary with a series of events, in person and online, and the launch of our community archives. More info here.  

Next event: The Global Women’s Strike Experience – Part 1
Australia, Ireland, Kenya, Quebec, Singapore, Thailand, UK

When: Saturday 28 May, 2-4pm, in person
Where: Bishopsgate Institute, London EC2M 4QH. Access info below. 

Speakers:  

CRISSIE AMISS, UK: Global Women Against Deportation (GWAD), Women Against Rape, Women of Colour Global Women’s Strike (GWS)  

CHARLOTTE LEE, Singapore/UK: International Prostitutes Collective, GWS  

LIZ HILTON, Australia/Thailand: Empower, Community Women Human Rights Defenders Collective, GWS

BENOIT MARTIN, Quebec/UK: Payday – a network of men campaigning with GWS  

LU NJOKI, Kenya/UK: All African Women’s Group, GWAD, Women of Colour GWS
 
MAGGIE RONAYNE, Ireland: NUI Galway, trade unionist, GWS
 
Chairing: NIKI ADAMS, UK: English Collective of Prostitutes, GWS  

Followed by Q&A Some panellists have been with WFH/GWS for years while others are newer members. They bring their experiences of organizing as part of an international network with a shared perspective. How has this changed their lives?  

Address and access:
Bishopsgate Institute, 230 Bishopsgate London EC2M 4QH. Info here.
Near Liverpool St Station.

Access: https://www.bishopsgate.org.uk/visit/access-info-and-facilities 
Parking is very limited around Liverpool St Station red route.  If Brushfield St Blue Badge bays are full, more spaces further away at 3-6 Steward St, London E1 6FQ via Commercial St. 
Contact us if you need more info.

Recording will be available online after the event.

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