Support the farmers and indigenous Higaonons of Misamis Oriental campaign for land and social justice; call to stop the harassment by gov’t authorities

The International Women’s Alliance (IWA) condemns the continuing harassment and injustice farmers and indigenous Higaonons fighting for their land rights face in the hands of Philippine government authorities. We support the farmers and indigenous people’s campaign against the establishment and expansion of palm oil plantations in Bagocboc and Tingalan, Misamis Oriental, Mindanao, and for theContinue reading “Support the farmers and indigenous Higaonons of Misamis Oriental campaign for land and social justice; call to stop the harassment by gov’t authorities”

IWA slams governments’ refusal to include women’s reproductive rights in the Rio+20 final document

Statement of the International Women’s Alliance (IWA) on the non-inclusion of the women’s reproductive health rights in the Rio+20 Conference on Sustainable Development final document For reference:  Liza Maza, IWA Chairperson IWA slams governments’ refusal to include women’s reproductive rights in the Rio+20 final document The International Women’s Alliance (IWA) slams the Rio+20 Conference onContinue reading “IWA slams governments’ refusal to include women’s reproductive rights in the Rio+20 final document”

International Women’s Alliance calls for solidarity for system change

RIO DE JANEIRO, June 18, 2012. The anti-imperialist International Women’s Alliance (IWA) demanded an end to the current system of greed and plunder that continues to destroy the lives of women and their communities during the Women’s March earlier this day at the People’s Summit on the Rio+20. Speaking at the march was IWA DeputyContinue reading “International Women’s Alliance calls for solidarity for system change”

March against false green promises! Defend the environment and humanity with the genuine agenda that will protect the rights of women, men and children to a sustainable future!

Statement of GABRIELA Philippines on the UN Conference on Sustainable Development in Rio de Janeiro (Rio+20) Since the 1992 Rio Earth Summit, the United Nations working on the behest of imperialist powers produced the Agenda 21, the Rio Declaration and the Forest Principles and Framework Convention on Climate Change, Convention on Biodiversity and other instrumentsContinue reading “March against false green promises! Defend the environment and humanity with the genuine agenda that will protect the rights of women, men and children to a sustainable future!”

Join IWA in Rio! Come to the Side Event-Workshop on “Women Resist Militarism & War! Build a Sustainable Future for La Pachamama!”

Dear Sisters, dear friends, We would like to invite you and your organization to join us in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil for the Rio+20 Peoples’ Summit and participate in the workshop, “Women Resist Militarism and War! Build a Sustainable Future for La Pachamama!”. The workshop, which is organized by IWA will be held on Saturday,Continue reading “Join IWA in Rio! Come to the Side Event-Workshop on “Women Resist Militarism & War! Build a Sustainable Future for La Pachamama!””

Women Leaders from 63 Countries Call for End of U.S. Military Presence in AsPac

Women from 63 countries who participated in the 12th International Forum sponsored by the Association for Women’s Rights in Development (AWID) in Istanbul, Turkey on April 19-22 joined the International Women’s Alliance (IWA) in calling for the end of U.S. military presence in the Asia Pacific region. Women leaders participated in the IWA-initiated “U.S. TroopsContinue reading “Women Leaders from 63 Countries Call for End of U.S. Military Presence in AsPac”

Justice for Filipina Rape Victim; Compel Panama Gov’t to Waive Diplomatic Immunity of Accused Rapist

The International Women’s Alliance (IWA) supports the Filipina rape victim “Pamela” in her quest for justice against accused rapist, Panamanian national Erick Rayneldo Bairnals Shcks, a technical staff member of the Panama Government in the Philippines. We would like to request all IWA members to support GABRIELA’s campaign calling for the Panama Government to waiveContinue reading “Justice for Filipina Rape Victim; Compel Panama Gov’t to Waive Diplomatic Immunity of Accused Rapist”

Statement of Support to the Quebec Students’ Strike Against 75% Tuition Increase in Universities

The International Women’s Alliance (IWA) supports the strike mounted by the students of Quebec against the liberal government’s plan to increase tuition and other fees in universities by 75% over the next five years. More than one hundred thousand students, teachers, parents and supporters all over the province have been mounting protests actions since FebruaryContinue reading “Statement of Support to the Quebec Students’ Strike Against 75% Tuition Increase in Universities”

Stop the Jeju Naval Base Construction: An Urgent Call for Global Support to Restore Justice in South Korea and Preserve Peace in East Asia

The International Women’s Alliance (IWA) supports the National Association of Professors for Democratic Society’s (NAPDS) call against the ongoing construction of naval base in Jeju Island, South Korea. We call on all IWA members to please support this call by disseminating this information and sending your 1) your name, 2) nationality, 3) occupation and 4)Continue reading “Stop the Jeju Naval Base Construction: An Urgent Call for Global Support to Restore Justice in South Korea and Preserve Peace in East Asia”

COMISIÓN DEL FRENTE DE MUJERES DEFENSORAS DE LA PACHAMAMA VISITA LA CAPITAL PARA PARTICIPAR EN ACTIVIDADES CULTURALES

El día sábado 17 de marzo una comisión del Frente de Mujeres  Defensoras de la Pachamama estuvo en Quito participando en el Taller sobre “Cine Documental” facilitado por Xavier Solano. Este Taller fue básicamente una introducción a la producción de videos documentales populares. Luego la Comisión visitó los Talleres de la Asociación de Centros Culturales “ArteContinue reading “COMISIÓN DEL FRENTE DE MUJERES DEFENSORAS DE LA PACHAMAMA VISITA LA CAPITAL PARA PARTICIPAR EN ACTIVIDADES CULTURALES”