TAKE PART, TAKE ACTION!

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, Indonesia In 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 AllianceContinue reading “TAKE PART, TAKE ACTION!”

URGENT APPEAL

The International Women’s Alliance (IWA) calls for support for the victims of typhoon Yolanda (international name Haiyan), the strongest typhoon to hit the Philippines and the planet in recent history. Last 8 November 2013 typhoon Yolanda struck several islands in the Philippines killing thousands of people, leveling communities and numerous infrastructure, electrical, and telecommunication lines.Continue reading “URGENT APPEAL”

Forest Investment Program: Additional conflicts and problems to people in Indonesia

Below is a statement by the Alliance of  Yogyakarta Civil Society Against the Forest Investment Plan condemning the Indonesian government’s Forest Investment Program (FIP); specifically its negative impacts on the lives and livelihoods of Indonesian rural women and men. In line with this, the  Alliance also staged a protest action in front of the venue of the FIPContinue reading “Forest Investment Program: Additional conflicts and problems to people in Indonesia”

Sign the Petition: No salary deductions on food and accommodation for Indonesian fisherfolk in Taiwan!

By KOBUMINE BERSATU B. Taipei Sign KOBUMINE BERSATU’s petition No salary deductions on food and accommodation for Indonesian fisherfolk in Taiwan! We support the call of the Indonesian fisherfolk in Taiwan to abolish the salary deductions based on food allowances and accommodations being imposed by agencies on them. These salary deductions are unfair, unjust andContinue reading “Sign the Petition: No salary deductions on food and accommodation for Indonesian fisherfolk in Taiwan!”

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”

Help our Sisters affected by floods in the Philippines

As of today, an estimated two million Filipinos have fallen victims to the floods caused by a Southwest Monsoon which dropped a month’s worth of rain in just three days in Metro Manila and nearby provinces in the Philippines. Thousands of families are now crammed in evacuation centers as their houses remain submerged in knee-deepContinue reading “Help our Sisters affected by floods in the Philippines”

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”

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”