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Wed 13 September: Mothers Manifesto hunger strike against child hunger

By winvisibleblog | September 11, 2023 | 0 Comments

We’re supporting The Mothers Manifesto protest outside Parliament calling for action on food insecurity of children and mothers.  The Mothers Manifesto is a group of mothers and grandmothers from Cornwall and Devon who have travelled to London and camped outside Parliament and Downing Street on hunger strike to highlight children and mums going hungry because […]

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

By winvisibleblog | September 7, 2023 | 0 Comments

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 […]

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We’re in the news! Save our ticket offices!

By winvisibleblog | September 3, 2023 | 0 Comments

Women from WinVisible and National Federation of the Blind UK were on Channel 4 News on Friday 1 September, featuring the joint campaign to Save Our Ticket Offices, petitioning Downing Street, and supporting RMT union station staff fighting for jobs, pay and conditions — their right to care for passengers and what happens to us. […]

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Save Ticket Offices — join the protests Thur 31 August

By winvisibleblog | August 28, 2023 | 1 Comment

On Thursday, please join us at the RMT march and rally to Save Ticket Offices. Join the march or go directly to the rally opposite Downing Street, if easier. RMT info page here. 5pm assemble Department for Transport, 33 Horseferry Road London SW1P 4DR5.30pm March moves off6pm Rally opposite 10 Downing Street, SW1A 2AA More […]

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Emma won care charges down to £4.19 a week

By winvisibleblog | August 24, 2023 | 2 Comments

Thanks to My London news and reporter Joe Coughlan, read Emma’s story below.    WinVisible says: Our member Emma is severely disabled and won reduced care charges down to £4.19 a week, from £48.27, with our support.  She is due a cash refund from Bromley Council.  Bromley has privatised who decides care charges, so people […]

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Ellie on James O’Brien show, LBC

By winvisibleblog | August 11, 2023 | 1 Comment

Ellie talks with James O’Brien, LBC, about who the government is likely to target next after people seeking asylum, about disability benefits and the cost of living.

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Camden New Journal — report of Charter launch event

By winvisibleblog | July 31, 2023 | 0 Comments

Disabled mothers called for an end to the forceful removal of children from parents who are deemed “unfit” to be carers just because they have a disability, writes Frankie Lister-Fell. “If motherhood was inclusive, we wouldn’t be gathered here today”, Kelechi Chioba, member of WinVisible, said at a packed out meeting in Kentish Town last […]

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RMT joint letter to Transport Focus and London Travelwatch

By winvisibleblog | July 20, 2023 | 0 Comments

19 July 2023 from RMT Press Office Rail union, RMT has written a joint letter to Transport Focus and London Travelwatch opposing ticket office closure plans. Alongside the Equality Trust, End Violence Against Women, Disability Rights UK, DPAC, Greater Manchester Coalition of Disabled People, Inclusion London, National Pensioners Convention, WinVisible and Transport for All, the […]

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We launched the Disabled Mothers’ Rights Charter!

By winvisibleblog | July 15, 2023 | 0 Comments

Our Disabled Mothers’ Rights Campaign brings women with disabilities together to defend our rights to have a family and to keep our children.  Easy Read about our campaign is here On 12 July, we launched the Disabled Mothers’ Rights Charter — read our six demands here. To endorse the Charter, contact us at mumsrights@winvisible. org Media […]

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Make stations step-free as a priority

By winvisibleblog | July 9, 2023 | 0 Comments

Shared from Camden New Journal LETTER  VOLUNTEERS and users from Crossroads Women’s Centre took part in the protest outside Kentish Town tube because we all need a lift: mums and nans with buggies, carers of all genders, older people, anyone carrying heavy shopping or luggage. None of the three Kentish Town stations are accessible, which […]

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