Commemmorate March 8: Wear a Purple Armband

Tomorrow, March 8, we call on the women of the world to wear a purple armband to commemorate the International Working Women’s Day, and to show our resistance to the capitalist crisis, militarization and war! End imperialist wars of aggression and intervention! Genuine land reform now! Stop systemic violence against women! Free all political prisonersContinue reading “Commemmorate March 8: Wear a Purple Armband”

IWA Supports the One Billion Rising Campaign; Calls on Women to Intensify the Struggle against Capitalist Crises and Systemic VAW

12 February 2013  The International Women’s Alliance (IWA) expresses its support to the One Billion Rising Campaign and solidarity with the women of the world in the fight to end violence against women. At this time of deep, irreversible and worsening crises of the capitalist system, measures are being put in place to salvage theContinue reading “IWA Supports the One Billion Rising Campaign; Calls on Women to Intensify the Struggle against Capitalist Crises and Systemic VAW”

We demand justice for Sakine, Fidan and Leyla! Call for Action by Ceni – Kurdish Women’s Office for Peace

On 9 January 2013 an atrocious crime was committed in the center of Paris which has deeply shaken all Kurdish women’s organizations and the Kurdish people, international women’s organizations, women in many different countries as well as friends of the Kurdish people, progressive forces and the democratic public. Three Kurdish women politicians and fighters forContinue reading “We demand justice for Sakine, Fidan and Leyla! Call for Action by Ceni – Kurdish Women’s Office for Peace”

IWA CONDEMNS THE MURDER OF 3 KURDISH WOMEN ACTIVISTS IN PARIS; CALLS FOR SWIFT DELIVERY OF JUSTICE FOR THE VICTIMS

11 January 2013 Reference: Liza Maza, IWA Chairperson The International Women’s Alliance (IWA) highly condemns the brutal premeditated murder of three Kurdish women activists yesterday in Paris. Sakine Cansiz, co-founder of the Kurdish Workers Party (PKK); Fidan Dogan, Kurdistan National Congress representative; and young Kurdish activist Leyla Soylemez, were all shot in the head theContinue reading “IWA CONDEMNS THE MURDER OF 3 KURDISH WOMEN ACTIVISTS IN PARIS; CALLS FOR SWIFT DELIVERY OF JUSTICE FOR THE VICTIMS”

STOP THE ATTACK AGAINST THE PALESTINIAN PEOPLE; STOP THE MURDER OF INNOCENT WOMEN AND CHILDREN

Statement of the International Women’s Alliance on Israel’s Attack on Gaza 20 November 2012 IWA demands immediate stop on Israel’s attack on Gaza STOP THE ATTACK AGAINST THE PALESTINIAN PEOPLE; STOP THE MURDER OF INNOCENT WOMEN AND CHILDREN The International Women’s Alliance (IWA) highly condemns the brutal airstrikes launched by Israel on Gaza targeting civilianContinue reading “STOP THE ATTACK AGAINST THE PALESTINIAN PEOPLE; STOP THE MURDER OF INNOCENT WOMEN AND CHILDREN”

IWA Chair Liza Maza speaking at the Women’s Marathon organized by the Women’s Political Council in Germany. Maza called for international solidarity to resist the heightening U.S. military presence in the Asia Pacific region and in many countries around the world

Women and Food Sovereignty – The future we shall fight for in Rio and beyond

by Pesticide Action Network Asia and the Pacific (PAN AP), AMIHAN National Federation of Peasant Women and Asian Rural Women’s Coalition (ARWC) June 2012 Sustainable development will only be achieved through social and gender justice, human rights and equity, and the pursuit of food sovereignty, not the “green economy” Twenty years ago, the United NationsContinue reading “Women and Food Sovereignty – The future we shall fight for in Rio and beyond”

Innabuyog condemns Rio+20 decision to exclude women’s reproductive health

Statement by Innabuyog The recently concluded Rio+ 20 Conference on Sustainable Development revealed another systemic neglect on women’s welfare. The Conference’s final document showed that it has denied the inclusion of women’s reproductive health rights that should have been approved by participating governments. The Rio+ Conference was held in Rio de Janiero, Brazil on June 20-22 toContinue reading “Innabuyog condemns Rio+20 decision to exclude women’s reproductive health”