IN PICTURES: IWA Joins the GLPF rally in New York

IWA and many organizations joined the protest rally organised by Asia-Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development (APWLD) in New York. It was the culmination of the Ground Level Political Forum that challenged the Sustainable Development Goals as part of the Patriarchal structure strengthened by capitalist forces, which are based on plunder of people’s resourcesContinue reading “IN PICTURES: IWA Joins the GLPF rally in New York”

IWA members in Europe Met in Cologne, Germany

01 June 2019 On a beautiful sunny Saturday, regular and prospective members of the International Women’s Alliance (IWA) in Europe, namely Ceni or the Kurdish women’s office for peace, Women’s Political Council (WPC), German – Filipino Friendship Association (GFFA), Pinay sa Holland – Gabriela and Women for Filipino Women and Children (WOW), met to formallyContinue reading “IWA members in Europe Met in Cologne, Germany”

On Participating at the First International Women’s Conference: Revolution in the Making

REPORT First International Women’s Conference Organized by Women Weaving the Future Network Frankfurt, Germany | 6 – 7 October 2018 Mary Joan A. Guan A Revolution at work        The number and composition of participants were impressive: 500 women and non-binary people from around the world. They came with various experiences about their struggles and movements.Continue reading “On Participating at the First International Women’s Conference: Revolution in the Making”

SOLIDARITY STATEMENT OF GABRIELA PHILIPPINES for the GLOBAL SCREAM OF WOMEN

Berlin, Germany 8 March 2019 We stand in solidarity with our sisters and comrades in Berlin for your momentous Global Scream on this 8th day of March, the International Working Women’s Day. Your action depicts of the strength of women in taking a formidable contribution to put forward a call that is not only beneficialContinue reading “SOLIDARITY STATEMENT OF GABRIELA PHILIPPINES for the GLOBAL SCREAM OF WOMEN”

PHOTOS: IWA commemorates March 8 around the world

AMSTERDAM IWA & Pinay sa Holland members joined the annual March 8 demonstration at the Dam, Amsterdam organized by 8 maart comité. ©️ IWA Secretariat PAKISTAN IWD celebration in a village in Haripur, Pakistan. ©️ Azra Sayeed PHILIPPINES GABRIELA, founding member of IWA, led the biggest March 8 rally in the country. ©️ GABRIELA NationalContinue reading “PHOTOS: IWA commemorates March 8 around the world”

International Women’s Alliance Calls for an End to Forced Displacement, Neo-fascism and War

March 8, 2019 On this International Working Women’s Day, the International Women’s Alliance (IWA) continues to amplify the voices of women and children around the globe who continue to struggle against intensified attacks by state fascism, wars of aggression and neoliberalism resulting in their further oppression and exploitation. In the U.S., women comprise more thanContinue reading “International Women’s Alliance Calls for an End to Forced Displacement, Neo-fascism and War”

Solidarity Statement for HDP Deputy for Hakkari Ms. Leyla Güven’s hunger strike

To: The Democratic Kurdish Federation of Canada January 24, 2019 Dear friends, The International Women’s Alliance is shocked by the treatment of Member of Parliament Leyla Guven, arrested and held without trial for almost one year. We fully support the hunger strike by Leyla and other political prisoners held in inhumane and illegitimate conditions inContinue reading “Solidarity Statement for HDP Deputy for Hakkari Ms. Leyla Güven’s hunger strike”

Mensaje de solidaridad: 4ta Asamblea de la IMA

IWA se enorgullece de estar aquí en esta 4ta asamblea histórica de la primera alianza mundial de migrantes, refugiados, personas desplazadas y familias mientras se organiza para hablar con una sola voz sobre los cambios que necesitan los migrantes y las estrategias para alcanzarlos. Los problemas de migración son una preocupación importante de nuestra alianzaContinue reading “Mensaje de solidaridad: 4ta Asamblea de la IMA”

SOLIDARITY MESSAGE: IMA’s 4th Assembly

IWA is proud to be here at this historic 4th assembly of the first global alliance of migrants, refugees, displaced people and families as you organize to speak with one voice about the changes migrants need and the strategies to reach these. Issues of migration are an important concern of our women’s alliance,  a sisterContinue reading “SOLIDARITY MESSAGE: IMA’s 4th Assembly”

CSM: Rural women speak out at UN food security plenary

[From CSM Rural women speak out at UN food security plenary: ‘After a decade of celebrating International Rural Women’s Day we are still denied our rights’ Rural women speak out at UN food security plenary: ‘After a decade of celebrating International Rural Women’s Day we are still denied our rights’ For immediate release: Monday, 15Continue reading “CSM: Rural women speak out at UN food security plenary”