Spanish women give up work for a day in first 'feminist strike'

Spanish women give up work for a day in first 'feminist strike'
 

Women in Spain will abandon their paid and unpaid work on Thursday to participate in the country’s first nationwide “feminist strike”, which aims to highlight sexual discrimination, domestic violence and the wage gap.
The walkout, which coincides with International Women’s Day, is being supported by some of the country’s most high-profile female politicians, including Manuela Carmena and Ada Colau, the mayors of Madrid and Barcelona respectively.
Coordinated by an umbrella group, the 8 March Commission, the strike is designed to highlight social and economic disparities between men and... read more

 
8 March 2018 in World News, Views: 31
Source: Guardian
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