This April 24, on the anniversary of the collapse of the Rana Plaza in Bangladesh, which took the lives of over 1,100 people (mostly women), WSM partner 'World March of Women' launches its campaign "24 hours of feminist solidarity against transnational companies". The organisation invites us to connect massively to globalise alternatives, to denounce the control of multinationals and to use the force of self-organised and marching women! In the current context of the COVID-19 pandemic, the "World March of Women" recalls that the most essential jobs, such as care (paid or unpaid) and food production, often seem invisible and are often carried out by women who earn a low income and receive insufficient respect for their rights. It is necessary to make change happen by valuing the transformative and mobilising force of women! Click here for more information.
The question arises as to what support we offer, as high income countries, so that low and middle income countries can cope with this crisis and future ones.
WSM supports the European Climate & Jobs Pact and its three solutions towards a brighter, greener future.