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Press Release: On Labour Day, Feminist Groups Reiterate Call for A Women’s Global Strike

On May Day, feminists, women’s groups and social justice movements are demanding a just, fair and equitable world  that includes, a living wage, no gender wage gap, ending gender-based violence, food sovereignty for all communities, and women’s access and control over resources and livelihoods.

To read the full press release in English, Tagalog, Bahasa Indonesia and Russian, please visit this link.

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In an effort to learn from the past, we have compiled 40 examples of politically significant strikes in various parts of the world in the following publication ‘A Dangerous Unselfishness – Learning from Strike Actions’, and reflected on what lessons the peoples’ movements can take forward for future political actions.  


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