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

Women protest vs the Police Bill

As the House of Lords debates the Police, Crime, Sentencing & Courts Bill Tues 14 Sept, 1pm Women protest vs the Police Bill — online and at: Old Palace Yard SW1P 3JY (opp House of Lords) ? All welcome Protect women, protect the planet. Tell the Lords to #Kill the Bill  WinVisible is supporting this … Read more

“Solitary confinement is a crime”

WinVisible supported the campaign by Legal Action for Women and Payday men’s network, pressing the Royal College of Psychiatrists to withdraw their endorsement of “Close Supervision Centres” as “enabling environments”. Close Supervision Centres are prison units where people are kept in solitary confinement, sometimes for years. Their open letter to the RCP, which we (among … Read more

Black Lives Matter — George Floyd, Sarah Reed

Trigger warning — very disturbing Everyone has been appalled and upset about George Floyd being killed by the police kneeling on his neck, back and legs (see picture below taken from the other side of the police vehicle).  Similar deaths in police custody have happened here in the UK, with Black people in mental distress … Read more