Essays

Now More than Ever, we Need to Grow our own Food: A Call to Action

Alternative Estuary

Essex, UK 3 March 2021
Essays

Canadian CareMongering: Exploring the Complexities and Centrality of Community Care during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Amy Kipp & Roberta Hawkins

Guelph, Canada 27 January 2021
Essays

Social Isolation is also Dangerous: The Increasing Loneliness of Turkish Women During the Covid-19 Pandemic

Merve Celtikci

Why do women bear the greatest costs of social isolation? In Turkey, the “stay home” lockdown measures have reinforced gender norms while also cutting off women from social networks, both strong (family and close friends) and weak (neighbors, coworkers) ties.

Istanbul, Turkey 20 January 2021
Essays

Care, Covid 19 and Domestic Work in Latin America: An Opportunity for Recognition

Tallulah Lines and Jean Grugel

Quintana Roo, Mexico 10 December 2020
Essays

Social oppression, emotional labour and collective care

Pankhuri Agarwal

Resisting social hierarchies and their borders that structure space is no easy work. Besides the possibility of threat and arrest, it takes an emotional and mental toll. In the current political climate, how can we continue to resist social oppression?

Bristol, UK & India 4 December 2020
Essays

Forgotten ‘Heroes’: Frontline Nurses’ Experiences of the Covid-19 Crisis

Radha Adhikari, Sushila Karki-Budhathoki, Kate Weir

The government’s appropriation of health professionals as ‘NHS Heroes’ has been mainly a way of keeping the issue of economic and social justice at bay, without making any meaningful political commitment to improve workers’ long-term wellbeing.

Edinburgh, Scotland 19 November 2020
Essays

Everyday Re-enchantments: Plants and the Labour of Care in the Time of Covid-19

Gavin Maclean

Glasgow, UK 13 November 2020
Essays

Nanny Solidarity Now: The Nanny Regulation Movement as Racialized Class War

Veronica Deutsch

The regulation movement is led entirely by white British women, yet migrant workers make up at least 47% of the sector. These groups benefit from implicitly racist and classist structures by centering themselves as the “qualified” option.

London, UK 4 November 2020
Letters and Reflections

March to September: A Father’s Story

Abuajela Elatrsh and Benjamin Morgan

London, UK 30 October 2020
Essays

Cuidar en tiempos de crisis: Internacionalismo médico en Cuba

Sarah Stephens, Justine Williams, Mariakarla Nodarse

Washington DC, US & Cuba 28 October 2020
Essays

Caring in Crisis: Medical Internationalism in Cuba

Sarah Stephens, Justine Williams and Mariakarla Nodarse

Washington DC, US & Cuba 28 October 2020
Letters and Reflections

A Bonding Stitch: In Honour of the Seamstresses of Toronto

Norin Taj

During the initial weeks of the pandemic, as the world was coping with looming anxieties and uncertain futures, many women, in their homes and communities, sewed hundreds of face masks to keep their communities safe. This poem, in Urdu and English, is for these unsung heroes.

Toronto, Canada 22 October 2020
Letters and Reflections

Solidarity, Care and Despair

Robyn Fawcett

Lichfield, United Kingdom 14 October 2020
Essays

“Support Our Students”: Class Aspiration, Online Education and COVID-19

Jagriti Gangopadhyay

Manipal, India 24 September 2020
Letters and Reflections

A Plea from Jakarta: May Empathy and Sympathy be the New Normal

Wisnu Adihartono

Jakarta, Indonesia 17 September 2020
Essays

“Our physical and mental health are most affected by our material conditions”: The Struggle of Frontline Health Workers in India

Sanjana Santosh

Facing the pressure to do multiple surveys along with their routine work, frontline health workers in India wonder why the collected data is so valued while their labour and time congealed within the data remain undervalued.

Thane, India 10 September 2020
Essays

Altered Routines, Diminished Solidarity and Invisibility: The Experience of Live-in ‘Child Nurses’ During the Pandemic

Deepali Aparajita Dungdung

None of these women have left their workspaces since the pandemic began. Normally they would travel to meet their friends on the non-working Sundays. Unfortunately, the pandemic has ceased the Sunday gatherings, curtailing further these women’s opportunity for solidarity.

Ranchi, India 8 September 2020
Photos and Art

Take Me Back to the Old World

Earl Carlo Guevarra

Zamboanga City, Philippines 2 September 2020
Audio/Video

Know place like home: The 82.3m2 Project

Dan Lovesey

Cheshire, UK 31 August 2020
Letters and Reflections

Better Together

Melike Sema Alisan

Istanbul, Turkey 27 August 2020
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