Environment

Bhopal gas disaster — survivors still demand compensation and justice

By winvisibleblog 02/12/2023 1 Comment

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

At XR’s The Big One

By winvisibleblog 30/04/2023 0 Comments

Together with 60,000 people and 200 organisations, we took part in XR’s The Big One, four days of action 21-24 April, around Parliament to force the UK government to act on the climate emergency. Alongside the big actions, many events were held by groups across a wide range of issues. Day 1, #Unite to survive … Read more

Women speak out! @ XR’s The Big One, Fri 21 April, 1pm

By winvisibleblog 19/04/2023 0 Comments

At Extinction Rebellion’s (XR) The Big One, women from the Disabled Mothers’ Rights Campaign, Newham Disability Reps Forum and WinVisible are part of the Women Care! Women’s Speak Out on Friday 21 April: For those of us at home, the main XR events will be livestreamed on YouTube here.  And we’re taking part in: Nearest … Read more

Bhopal gas disaster protest in New Delhi

By winvisibleblog 03/12/2022 0 Comments

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

By winvisibleblog 03/12/2021 0 Comments

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

By winvisibleblog 24/11/2021 0 Comments

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

Food access under COVID — update to MPs

By winvisibleblog 26/01/2021 3 Comments

To the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Select Committee (MPs) Inquiry into COVID-19 and food supply efracom@parliament.uk Update from WinVisible of our evidence to Committee last year on food supply and food access (your ref: COV0106) Disabled women are still struggling with food supply, lack support to cook and eat food (social care services not provided, … Read more

Bhopal anniversary webinar Wed 2 December

By winvisibleblog 30/11/2020 0 Comments

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

By winvisibleblog 28/11/2020 0 Comments

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

Green transport: disabled people refuse to be pitted vs cyclists

By winvisibleblog 25/09/2020 0 Comments

Our letter in the Camden New Journal: 24 September, 2020 • DISABLED people refuse to be pitted against cyclists, e-scooter riders and others changing to transport that doesn’t pollute the air we all breathe – pollution which is killing so many people. Camden Council and Transport for London should not be installing cycle lanes without … Read more

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