On the IDEVAW: Women-victims of state violence remembered; calls for justice and prosecution of Arroyo mounted

by GABRIELA Philippines November 25, 2011 At the start of the so-called 16 days of activism, the militant women’s group GABRIELA held a protest action in Mendiola on the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women to remind the Aquino government that former President Arroyo is yet to account forContinue reading “On the IDEVAW: Women-victims of state violence remembered; calls for justice and prosecution of Arroyo mounted”

Press Release: Negara Telah Melakukan Pemerasan dan Kekerasan Terhadap Buruh Migran Indonesia

by Suara BUMI – ATKI Indonesia November 25, 2011 Memperingati Hari Penghapusan Kekerasan Terhadap Perempuan “25 November” Kami Pekerja! , Kami Bukan Budak! Lawan dan Blejeti Imperialisme AS dan Rezim Boneka SBY-Bodiono! Hentikan Kekerasan Terhadap Perempuan! “Luka Sumiati sangat parah. Tubuhnya mengalami luka bakar di beberapa titik. Kedua kakinya nyaris lumpuh, kulit tubuh dan kepalanya terkelupas,Continue reading “Press Release: Negara Telah Melakukan Pemerasan dan Kekerasan Terhadap Buruh Migran Indonesia”

Las heroinas del 25 de Noviembre

¡Que vivan las mariposas! Siempre Siempre esta sensación de inquietud. De esperar más. Hoy son las mariposas y mañana será la tristeza inexplicable, el aburrimiento o la actividad desenfrenada por arreglar este o aquel cuarto, por coser, por ir aquí o allá a hacer mandados, mientras trato de tapar el universo con un dedo, hacerContinue reading “Las heroinas del 25 de Noviembre”

Press Release: Women’s rights group to Phil Justice Dept and Pres. Aquino: File the Cadapan-Empeno case in court, prosecute & put GMA-Palaparan to jail for HRVs vs women

by Tanggol Bayi November 25, 2011 On the International Day to End Violence Against Women (IDEVAW) As women all over the world commemorate the International Day to End Violence against Women(IDEVAW) today, November 25, women rights group Tanggol Bayi (Defend Women)-Philippines called on President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III and the Dept. of Justice to fileContinue reading “Press Release: Women’s rights group to Phil Justice Dept and Pres. Aquino: File the Cadapan-Empeno case in court, prosecute & put GMA-Palaparan to jail for HRVs vs women”

Please Support: The Permanent People’s Tribunal (PPT) Session on Agrochemical TNCs

The International Women’s Alliance (IWA) supports the Pesticide Action Network’s (PAN) Permanent People’s Tribunal on agrochemical transnational corporations. Please express your solidarity to this endeavor to hold TNCs accountable for their crimes against the people. PAN – Asia Pacific is a member of our Asian Rural Women’s Coalition (ARWC). The following is the text of PAN’s petition:Continue reading “Please Support: The Permanent People’s Tribunal (PPT) Session on Agrochemical TNCs”

Fight Imperialist Aggression! Stop Violence Against Women!

International Women’s Alliance (IWA) Call for Action on November 25 International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women 16 November 2011 November 25 marks the observance of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women which was declared by the United Nations in 1999 to draw attention to the need to endContinue reading “Fight Imperialist Aggression! Stop Violence Against Women!”

Resolutions of the First General Assembly

[Adopted on July 6, 2011 in Manila, Philippines] RESOLUTION EXPRESSING SOLIDARITY WITH THE HEALTH WORKERS’ STRUGGLE AGAINST KAISER PERMANENTE’S PROFIT-DRIVEN CUTBACKS Whereas, Kaiser (a not-for-profit corporation), while making an average profit of US$10 million a day, has planned to cut the workers healthcare and retirement benefits and has refused to agree on safe staffing ratios;Continue reading “Resolutions of the First General Assembly”