Thurs 23 March — Disabled mothers speak out

A Women’s History Month event with University of East Anglia Students’ Union Thursday 23 March 2023   6pm-7.30pm Disabled mothers speak out about the discrimination and hostility faced by disabled mothers, single and working-class mothers, and mothers of colour, who face an uphill battle to stop social workers and the family courts taking our children from … Read more

We need train staff! Petition hand-in Mon 20 Feb

On Monday 20 February, WinVisible is joining the National Federation of the Blind (NFB UK) and Association of British Commuters at Downing St to hand in petitions to keep staff in train stations and to keep the guards on the train, for disabled / women’s safety and passenger safety generally. Groups supporting are booked in … Read more

Disabled mothers speak out

Channel 5 News: 5pm Wed 25 January Dear friends, We’ve been working with Channel 5 News on a feature where disabled mothers speak out about the discrimination we face and our struggle to stop social workers and the family courts taking our children from us. Watch tomorrow Wednesday 25 January, 5pm-6pm. On Channel 5 TV … Read more

Vigil for Jodey – outside Royal Courts of Justice, Tuesday 31 January

We will join Disabled People Against Cuts and others in support of Joy Dove, mother of Jodey Whiting, for a silent vigil outside the Royal Courts of Justice on the morning of the first day of her appeal against the Court’s ruling against a second and full inquest into Jodey’s death. Info from DPAC: When: … Read more

In support of the nurses’ strike — Global Women’s Strike

Message to the Royal College of Nursing in support of the nurses’ strike.From the Global Women’s Strike   18 December 2022 “Dear RCN general secretary Pat Cullen and striking nurses, Like most of the public, we strongly support your strike and will be making a donation to your strike fund. We joined last Thursday’s picket … Read more

Tues 23 Aug: action vs ticket office closures

On Tuesday 23 August morning, protests against ticket office closures are happening at around 30 train stations across England, organised by We Own It with the RMT and TSSA unions. The main protest will be at King’s Cross station in London from 8.30am, with other protests in different regions. More info here on how to … Read more

The Global Women’s Strike Experience – Part 1

­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 1Australia, Ireland, Kenya, Quebec, Singapore, Thailand, UK When: Saturday 28 … Read more