Barely 100 days into the Trump presidency, the US government has escalated bombings, airstrikes and troop deployments abroad, and intensified repression at home. His slogan, “America First” is a desperate attempt to maintain US global hegemony in a crisis-laden multipolar world. We need to reverse the rising tide of war by building a global movement … Continue reading Reverse the tide of war!
This International Working Women’s Day, March 8, we women must unite to fight repression, fascism, militarization and wars of aggression. Just as we are taking part in struggles to defend our lands, our jobs, our livelihood and our rights, we must join the struggle for peace based on justice and equality. This is the legacy … Continue reading Women Say No to Imperialist War and Aggression! Strengthen the Women’s Movement and Fight for National and Social Liberation!
On its twenty years in existence, the World Trade Organization will hold its 10th WTO Ministerial Meeting slated this 15-18 December 2015 in Nairobi, Kenya led by the US, Japan and other industrialized countries in the European Union. These imperialist countries will again hail the international economic order and the neoliberal policies to maintain … Continue reading “FREE TRADE” IS A PLAGUE TO THE MASSES OF WORKING WOMEN OF THE WORLD – IWA
December 10, 2015 Statement on International Human Rights Day 2015 This is the demand of the International Women’s Alliance (IWA) on International Human Rights Day 2015 to highlight the situation of women who dared to stand up for their political beliefs, who risked the full force of state repression and who are now paying a … Continue reading FREE OUR SISTERS! FREE ALL POLITICAL PRISONERS! IWA Statement on International Human Rights Day 2015
On 20 October 2015, members of the organization of rural women defenders of Mother Earth and human rights (FMDP)) were assaulted and arbitrarily arrested by police and security officers in the rural community of Molleturo, in Cuenca, Ecuador during the visit of President Raphael Correa to inaugurate and support "Oro Rio Blanco," a mining project … Continue reading CONDEMN THE VIOLENT ATTACKS AGAINST THE WOMEN AND THE PEOPLE OF ECUADOR
The Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development (APWLD) call on the Indonesian President, Joko Widodo to halt the planned execution of Mary Jane Veloso and grant her a full re-trial. APWLD is convinced that Mary Jane Veloso was not granted a fair trial. Mary Jane is a victim of exploitation. Accused of drug … Continue reading Stop the execution of Mary Jane Veloso
An urgent action appeal to save the life of a woman migrant worker on death row in Indonesia issued by IWA member GABRIELA in the Philippines The race for time started as the nation awaits the end of the 72 hours deadline for Mary Jane Veloso's execution possibly on April 28. Mary Jane Veloso, an … Continue reading Stop the execution of Mary Jane Veloso
Dear Sisters in IWA, Warm greetings! We are writing to ask for your support as we call for JUSTICE for TYPHOON YOLANDA (Haiyan) VICTIMS. This year's commemoration of the International Women’s Day will take on Philippine President NoyNoy Aquino's criminal negligence of the Filipino women especially those in Eastern Visayas, the most devastated region during the typhoon. As … Continue reading Urgent Action Alert: Justice for Yolanda (Haiyan) Victims!
Join the International Women’s Alliance (IWA) at the Women’s Tent, People’s Global Camp against WTO!December 5, 2013, GOR Ngurah Rai Sports Center, Jalan Melati, Denpasar, IndonesiaIn a bid to highlight the current struggles and perspectives of grassroots women in crafting an alternative to the neoliberal agenda of the WTO, the International Women’s Alliance (IWA), in … Continue reading TAKE PART, TAKE ACTION!