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

Atos, Capita, Maximus to be questioned by MPs

On Wednesday 25 May, the disability benefit assessment companies – Atos (Independent Assessment Services), Capita and Maximus (Health Assessment Advisory Service) – are called to answer questions from MPs on the all-party Work and Pensions Committee inquiry into disability benefit assessments. Disabled women and men will be watching closely.  ** Watch online Wednesday at 9.15am … Read more

Disabled children webinar Tuesday 24 May

Support Not Separation’s Tracey Norton, who co-ordinates the Disabled Mothers’ Rights Campaign, is speaking on the panel of a webinar, Parents of disabled children and child welfare, presented by the International Parent Advocacy Network (IPAN). IPAN say: “The webinar will hear from parents and professionals about what their experiences are and how they are being … Read more

Women protesters vs Arms Fair are innocent

Sue Ferguson and Ruth Knox Women protesters against Arms Fair in Liverpool are innocent Drop the charges now! WinVisible (women with visible and invisible disabilities) and Payday men’s network (Refusing to Kill) send our heartfelt support to Sue Ferguson and Ruth Knox, who are up in court tomorrow, Friday 1 April, following a paint spraying … Read more

Memorial action Friday — DAN Disabled People’s Direct Action Network

DAN Memorial Action — press release from DAN: 18/03/2022 Press conference at 14:45 pm Outside department for health and social care. London. Following the release of the BBC docu-drama ‘Then Barbara met Alan”, due to be screened on 21/03/2022 based on the real life formation of the Disabled People’s Direct Action Network (DAN), 14 years … Read more

Liverpool Wed 2 March @ 4pm: demand a no-cuts budget

With Sue Ferguson and Liverpool Against the Cuts, we’re campaigning against the hike in care charges, cuts to disabled people with high needs, and the intended budget by Liverpool City Council from April. At the same time as they are cutting support and services to mums and kids, they plan to open more children’s homes. … Read more

Sat 29 Jan: WinVisible @ Reclaim the Night Waltham Forest

This Saturday 26 January, we’re joining the Reclaim the Night marches organised by Waltham Forest Women’s Network. The marches will meet at Walthamstow Town Square, where we’re speaking at the rally which begins 6pm until 7pm. Among other speakers, Ariane Sacco from WinVisible will speak about violence against disabled women and girls, how we are more … Read more

Liverpool & Merseyside campaign vs Budget cuts

Together with campaigner Sue Ferguson, we’re working with Liverpool Against the Cuts against the increased care charges passed by Liverpool City Council in December 2021, and further Budget cuts to social care and other services in 2022. Sue spoke out to Disability News Service. People from the Scrap Care Charges campaign, including in the North … Read more