November 03, 2021

GWC November 2021 Newsletter

Letter from the Editor

There is not a day that goes by that the Global Women’s Caucus is not aware of the immense threats to the rights of women and girls all over the world, however the ability to act on every development, or appreciate every advance, is difficult to do. Awareness doesn’t always involve an act, per se, but rather also a clear intention to be well informed. By gathering information from reputable sources and understanding how to express that information, we can all be warriors against mis and disinformation. As we celebrate holidays, once again in person with our loved ones, the GWC invites you to practice awareness as we both recognize the threats to women all over the world and discuss ways to alleviate these threats.

This GWC newsletter is taking on a different look to accommodate our growing caucus, but some elements still remain. Check out our Artist’s Corner and read ERA excerpts written by our members.

We hope you enjoy this edition, and we look forward to seeing you at our events!

Stayce Camparo, Communications Co-director, Global Women’s Caucus

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Living in Spain isn’t all fun in the sun, siestas and fiestas.
Join us as we make our way through the bureaucratic minefield and discover what people mean when they say ‘Spain is different.’

Living in Spain - Spanish Taxes
Wednesday, November 03, 2021 at 06:00 PM Madrid Time

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Wednesday, November 03, 2021 at 06:00 PM Madrid Time

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The Violence Against Women action team is looking for volunteers to gather information that will help American women overseas who are victims of violent situations. Join our call on one of the above mentioned dates.

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In Recognition of the
International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

The Women Safe Abroad Project
of the GWC Violence Against Women Team will conduct a very special interview with the leaders of Pathways to Safety, 
the only organization created specifically to support US victims of violence while living, traveling or working abroad.

Tuesday, November 23, 2021 Noon - 1:00 pm ET

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Over the last several months, multiple teams have formed representing the interests of overseas voters from key states. We'll look back at the formation of this movement and the various activities of the different state teams. We will also strategize how to make an impact in the 2022 election cycle and win elections up and down the ballot. 

December 04, 2021 at 3:00pm - 4:30pm Berlin Time

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For a full list of events, including from other caucuses & chapters, visit our Events page.


In Recognition of International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women (November 25th), The Women Safe Abroad Project of the GWC Violence Against Women Team will conduct a very special interview with the leaders of Pathways to Safety, the only organization created specifically to support US victims of violence while living, traveling, or working abroad. The event is Tuesday, November 23rd from 12-1pm ET (6-7pm CET). Please check our events page soon to sign up!

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The Reproductive Justice Team had an immensely successful twitter and social media campaign the week of September 13-20, 2021 to push for the House vote of the Women’s Health Protection Act, where it passed on strict party lines. We are told it was the most successful twitter campaign in GWC history. 

We await the Senate vote, and ask our members to continue to put pressure on State legislators to minimize and stop anti-choice legislation and ABOVE ALL, get Democrats registered to vote to assure bigger margins in Congress in 2022.

The Supreme Court is scheduled for a hearing on December 1, 2021 on the critical Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization. We are also watching to see if the Supreme case will weigh in on the merits of the hateful Texas SB 8.

We are also beginning to work closely with our Texas and Florida State Teams, and other state teams, to address the unjust legislature aimed at restricting women’s reproductive autonomy and rights.

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To volunteer with any of our teams, simply fill out the Volunteer Interest Form.

International News

Spain Women’s Caucus

Join the The Spain Women’s Caucus for their new series, ‘Living in Spain’, where experts will present one hour webinars on a variety of topics that affect expats: immigration laws, Spanish taxes, renting and buying property, making wills, etc. The series begins on November 3rd and will be held once a month on a Wednesday. 

December’s theme specifically speaks to those heading home for the holidays and who would like advice and suggestions about talking with Republican family members. This talk will be given by DA Spain member Victor Horcasitas and will take place on December 15th.

Check out the Spain Women’s Caucus in the news! We are published in the Metropolitan Barcelona Magazine. 


COP26: What’s at Stake for Women?
by Jamie McAfee, GWC Communications Co-Director

COP26 kicked off on Sunday in Glasgow, Scotland. It’s been hailed as the biggest climate moment since the Paris Agreement at COP21 in 2015Read more...

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Fighting Fire With Facts Won’t Put Out the Flames
By Aisling O'leary

(Corrected from October Newsletter)

Mike Lindell’s highly criticized symposium in August failed to validate his belief that Biden did not win the election, but it did showcase attendees’ reluctance to engage with facts.  Read more... 




ERA Story

“I went to all girls college for my Master’s degree in 2012. I did not understand why there were still all girls colleges! But my time in the college taught me the value of having such institutions, where women are at the center, surrounded by women and constantly inspired and encouraged by other women. I left the college empowered and with the conviction that I could achieve anything! But reality at the work place made me very aware that I was not equal to my male coworkers and achieving my goals was going to be harder.” -- CA voter, living in Belgium

Artist Corner 

The Glass Room

Misinformation Exhibition

The Glass Room Misinformation Edition explores how social media and the web have changed the way we read information and react to it. The exhibition consists of a series of posters, interactive apps and animations which can be hosted in public or private spaces anywhere in the world. It also exists as a freely-accessible virtual experience online – CLICK HERE to try it out! The Misinformation Edition has been translated into Italian, German, Spanish and French, with more languages coming soon.

In Closing

As the 2020 general election attested, Democrats Abroad are a force that can make real change. We need that force activated once again for the ‘22 midterms. Consider joining the Global Women’s Caucus, and connecting with thousands of others on the same mission as we build our community strong. As a member, you can receive newsletters and meet other Americans at our events. Make sure to follow us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Youtube. Our website is constantly being updated with news and actions to get you and your family involved in the noble campaign for women. 

Thank you for reading this issue, and please share with your friends and family.

In solidarity,

The Global Women’s Caucus