JUSTICE FOR ZARA!

International Women’s Alliance – Europe statement on the brutal killing of human rights worker Zara Alvarez. Together with our sisters in the Philippines, the International Women’s Alliance – Europe chapter strongly condemns the extra-judicial killing of former political prisoner, human rights defender, and community health worker Zara Alvarez.  On August 17, at around eight inContinue reading “JUSTICE FOR ZARA!”

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”

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”

AMIHAN condemns massacre of 9 farmworkers in Sagay, Negros Occidental

News release October 21, 2018 Amihan condemns massacre of nine farm workers, including 4 women and 2 minors in Negros Occidental last night, calls for justice Manila, Philippines – Amihan or the National Federation of Peasant Women condemned the recent massacre of 9 farm workers including 4 peasant women and 2 minors in Hacienda Nene,Continue reading “AMIHAN condemns massacre of 9 farmworkers in Sagay, Negros Occidental”

URGENT APPEAL: FREE Hedda Calderon!

We, the International Women’s Alliance, join the call to #FreeHeldaCalderon, and strongly condemn the Philippine government under Rodrigo Duterte for attacking women human rights defenders. We support Gabriela’s and Gabriela Women’s Party’s urgent appeal for Hedda’s immediate release. Please sign the petition below! GABRIELA Alliance of Women and Gabriela Women’s Party strongly condemn the illegalContinue reading “URGENT APPEAL: FREE Hedda Calderon!”

IWA denounces charges against Liza Maza

The International Women’s Alliance joins with our sisters and friends in the Philippines and internationally to express our alarm at the threat of arrest and growing harassment of our founding Chairperson Liza Maza, by the Philippine government. The International Women’s Alliance (IWA), a global alliance of grassroots women’s organizations, institutions, alliances, networks and individuals committedContinue reading “IWA denounces charges against Liza Maza”

Solidarity with Migrant Women and their Families

The International Women’s Alliance (IWA) extends its firm hand of solidarity with the thousands of migrant families, undocumented and documented, who are being torn apart by the U.S. bigot-in-chief, Donald Trump, and the notorious Immigration Customs Enforcement (ICE) in recent weeks. This includes more than 2,000 children, including toddlers, who have been ripped away fromContinue reading “Solidarity with Migrant Women and their Families”

March 8: Women Rise! Unite our Forces! Smash Patriarchy and Capitalism — Women of Diverse Origins

In 2018, for the Seventeenth Year, in Montreal  8th March International Women’s Day Demonstration organized by Women of Diverse Origins Hundreds of women and their allies gathered together, despite falling snow on Thursday evening March 8th in response to the call by Women of Diverse Origins: Women Rise! Unite our Forces! Smash Patriarchy and Capitalism! ThereContinue reading “March 8: Women Rise! Unite our Forces! Smash Patriarchy and Capitalism — Women of Diverse Origins”

IWA March 8 Statement: Women Rise and Resist Imperialist War and Aggression! Unite to Fight for Genuine Liberation!

This March 8, the International Women’s Alliance (IWA) and its member organizations invite women worldwide to resist imperialist plunder and war. In honor of the first women strikers in 1908, we commemorate International Working Women’s Day to recognize and continue women’ role in the struggle for peace, justice and self-determination. On this 110th anniversary weContinue reading “IWA March 8 Statement: Women Rise and Resist Imperialist War and Aggression! Unite to Fight for Genuine Liberation!”

Filipino Women RISE, RESIST, and UNITE Against Fascism on Trump’s Inaugural Anniversary

For Immediate Release January 22, 2017 Contact: Irma Shauf-Bajar, National Chairperson, gabrielawomen@gmail.com Filipino Women RISE, RESIST, and UNITE Against Fascism on Trump’s Inaugural Anniversary On January 20, 2018 GABRIELA USA, member organization of the International Women’s alliance, and their members joined hundreds of thousands of people across the U.S who took to the streets inContinue reading “Filipino Women RISE, RESIST, and UNITE Against Fascism on Trump’s Inaugural Anniversary”