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Global Women's Strike Events on 8th March

category national | miscellaneous | news report author Sunday February 23, 2003 13:56author by Global Women's Strike Working Group Galway - Global Women's Strike Report this post to the editors

Global Women's Strike is calling Women to Shannon airport on 8th March to say No to War and to demand back the military budget for our caring work. Schedule of events and travel details....

Global Women's Strike is calling Women to
Shannon airport on 8th March to say No to War
and to demand back the military budget for our
caring work. Some women are taking their cars
and there is also a Strike bus but seats are
going fast so book soon! There will also be a
Strike event at the Town Hall Theatre in Galway in the
morning for women who can't travel to Shannon from there.

Schedule and travel details

10.15am Town Hall Theatre, Galway: Breakfast for
all women, Women speak out in word, song and performance
11.15am: Strike bus and cars leave for Shannon
with stops to meet other women and make our
voices heard along the way! Come and meet us in Gort, Ennis....
2.30pm at Shannon airport, archway: short march
(with transport for those who can't walk/find
walking difficult), non-party-political
grassroots speak-out at the airport terminal,
music, song and much more.

Strike bus: 10 euro (waged), 5 euro (unwaged) & children go free
To book your seats, phone: 086 3476624 or email: cnc1@eircom.net
Strike Planning Meetings: Tuesdays in the Atlanta Hotel @ 6.30pm
phone 087 7838688 for more information and 091 520269 for crèche

Men and children who want to support are welcome to join also.

The Strike is co-ordinated in Ireland by the Wages for Housework Campaign, Galway and internationally by the International Wages for Housework Campaign with participation by women and their organisations in over 70 countries.
It is endorsed in Ireland by Clare Women's Network, Women in Media and
Entertainment

Website: http://womenstrike8m.server101.com

Related Link: http://womenstrike8m.server101.com
author by St brigitpublication date Sun Feb 23, 2003 17:29author address author phone Report this post to the editors

author by hs - cwi/socialist partypublication date Sun Feb 23, 2003 20:44author address author phone Report this post to the editors

A march on the massive us base of Sigonella outside catania in Sicily is being planned to coincide with this protest. It isn't definite yet but looks likely.

author by Kitty - ASF Womens Commissionpublication date Mon Feb 24, 2003 13:27author address author phone Report this post to the editors

Unfortunately some womens' groups have already organised events for the 8th and it gives very little time to organise buses and all. Especially since we are all going on 1st march.
This would have been possible if we would have known it before and prepare a serie of events at Shannon airport.
I guess it is pretty easy for women living in Galway and Limerick but for Belfast and Dublin, this is almost impossible to mobilise for that date.
A very good idea though.
I also would like to know if you have a leaflet made for women working in Shannon airport. If you do, we would like to get a copy.

In solidarity
K

author by Maggie - Global Women's Strikepublication date Mon Feb 24, 2003 15:39author email maggie_ronayne at hotmail dot comauthor address author phone Report this post to the editors

thanks for your comment Kitty, we sent the Women's Commission the info before
and have been advertising this for a few months now, sorry you didn't see it
and can't join us. Women and men are coming from Derry to Shannon for the 8th
March and we'd be very happy to have a statement of support from women in
Belfast. We are also asking those women's groups who are having their own
events to highlight the demands of the strike and particularly the demand for
the military budget to be given back to us women for our caring work. This is
not just 'another issue/another women's group', this is the demand that
unifies us from the bottom up, because it is the demand that grassroots women
of colour, at the very bottom of the hierarchy of wages the world over, are
making. We are making it with them at Shannon on the 8th but other women's
events can also make the struggle of these women visible and make their demand
heard. If you send us on your email address, we will send you any leaflets
you want to see but we'll be at Shannon on the 1st too. Email me on:
maggie_ronayne@hotmail.com

 
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