Bhopal gas disaster — survivors still demand compensation and justice

On this 39th anniversary of the Bhopal gas disaster, and always, since 1984: We are with you, the women and community of Bhopal (India): demanding compensation, criminal justice, medical care, increased income to go to more survivors, meet housing needs, Dow Chemical to clean up the site. Here is their press release, shared from the … Read more

Friday: event outside India House London WC2B 4NA — 8 Sept at 12.30pm

Photo of multi-racial women's demonstration. A woman speaks into a microphone. She holds a placard: G20 Governments: Take away our poverty, not our children. On the right is a woman of colour in a headscarf holding a placard, poverty is not neglect. On the other side, a woman is wearing a placard, Being a disabled mum is not "harm" to children. Across the image is a red strip, #G20GiveOurKidsBack Friday 8 September 12.30pm, India House WC2B 4NA. Support Not Separation logo.

Tomorrow Friday 8 September from 12.30 lunchtime, please join the Disabled Mothers’ Rights Campaign at a Support Not Separation vigil outside the Indian High Commission WC2 4NA, to demand an end to children from the Global South being removed from their families and kept from them by social services in Global North countries. Press Release … Read more

International Women’s Week/Month events with WinVisible

Tues 7 March 1.30pm-2.30pm Women and care (support and assistance) East London Unite Community branch meeting. WinVisible guest speakers + discussion. Contact us for info/Zoom link. Wednesday 8 March – International Women’s Day #IWD2023 Discover Voices podcast Four WinVisible women talk with Dr Theo Blackmore, disAbility Cornwall Audio click here — and audio on Amazon … Read more

Bhopal gas disaster protest in New Delhi

Bhopali protesters, mainly women, stage a sit-in in New Delhi today 3 December 2022. Shared from Social News XYZ Today 3 December 2022, which is UN International Day of Persons with Disabilities, marks 38 years since the terrible gas tragedy in Bhopal (India) at the pesticide factory run by Union Carbide. We are with the … Read more

#Bhopal37 anniversary

With you in spirit, Rashida, Champa and all: tonight, since 1984 and always. (2 December 2021) @WinVisibleWomen @woc_gws @WomenStrike @womenstrike_us Summed up by @RachnaDhingra: 37 years of Union Carbide disaster in Bhopal No punishment Less than $500 compensation for lifelong injuries No rehabilitation Dismal medical care Groundwater poisoned Children being born with disabilities Governments too … Read more

Fri 26 Nov: join farmers’ victory celebration outside India High Commission, London

This Friday 12-2pm, please join us with the Global Women’s Strike, Indian Workers Association and Women of Colour GWS outside the India High Commission or on Twitter, to celebrate the victory of the Indian farmers and land workers, who are winning the repeal of Prime Minister Modi’s hated Farm Laws.  Farmers will continue to protest … Read more

Event Sat 17 July 6pm: Welfare and Social Security

This Saturday, we’re delighted to be joining our friends in Scotland and Ontario, Canada for an online discussion organised by Action Against Austerity. WinVisible will be sharing news of how we are winning individual benefit cases, and our welfare demands under the pandemic as disabled women/of colour/mothers and family carers, immigrant and UK-born. Register free … Read more

Bhopal anniversary webinar Wed 2 December

On Wednesday 2 December, the Bhopal Medical Appeal is hosting an international live webinar 3pm-4pm UK time. Info shared from our friends at the BMA: Bhopal’s Endless Disaster In The Time Of Covid-19 “On the 36th anniversary of Union Carbide’s Disaster at 3pm GMT on 2nd December, we will be hosting a live webinar, entitled … Read more

Bhopal gas survivors demand compensation from Dow for COVID-19 impact

On the night of 2-3 December 1984, in Bhopal, state of Madhya Pradesh, India, a pesticide factory owned by Union Carbide exploded, creating a gas cloud that killed many thousands of people and animals. It caused lung damage, long-term ill-health and shortened the lives of people exposed to the toxic gas and lasting environmental pollution. … Read more

Thailand: double harsh reality under COVID-19

Katchakorn Thawisri, Woman Human Rights Defender working on the rights of disabled people, from the Global Campus Chiang Mai Foundation Women with disability/ Women Human Rights Defenders: Double harsh reality in the time of COVID19 Pranom Somwong from Protection International, Thailand (an organisation which supports community activists)  reports on the situation of disabled women in the … Read more