Global Women's Strike Calls for Int'l Women's Day ProtestSan Francisco Bay Area 07 Mar 2005 02:20 GMT
On March 8th, a Global Women's Strike will take place in over 60 cities around the world. The San Francisco protest on that date will start at 3pm at City Hall (Civic Center/Polk St), and march to the SF City Jail (850 Bryant) for a 4pm rally. This year the Strike will focus on demanding: "A Living Wage for All our Work & Pay Equity in the Global Market; End Poverty and War! Invest in Caring Not Killing!" More Demands of the Strike The Global Women's Strike started in 2000 with women taking action together on or around March 8th. It has grown every year since, particularly in countries in the Global South.