CONDEMN THE VIOLENT ATTACKS AGAINST THE WOMEN AND THE PEOPLE OF ECUADOR

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 projectContinue reading “CONDEMN THE VIOLENT ATTACKS AGAINST THE WOMEN AND THE PEOPLE OF ECUADOR”

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S ALLIANCE CONDEMNS MURDEROUS ATTACK ON PEACEFUL KURDISH RALLY

“Women continue to fight and die at the forefront of the war against ISIS and in defense of their people, women struggle and die in communities during airstrikes, women die condemning the heightened violence and women die in peace rallies”  said International Women’s Alliance (IWA)  Chairperson Liza Maza  as she called on  the member organizationsContinue reading “INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S ALLIANCE CONDEMNS MURDEROUS ATTACK ON PEACEFUL KURDISH RALLY”

INTERNATIONAL ALLIANCE DEFENDS CHAIRPERSON AGAINST POLITICAL HARASSMENT, INTIMIDATION, VIOLATION OF RIGHT TO LIBERTY OF MOVEMENT AND FREEDOM OF ASSOCIATION.

NEWS RELEASE July 15, 2015 Reference:  Liza Maza, Chairperson, 09178286015 In a display of supremacy and control in Asia Pacific, the US government has once again brandished its so-called enhanced cooperation in the region. The International Women’s Alliance (IWA), a global alliance of grassroots women’s organizations, institutions, alliances, networks and individuals committed to advancing women’sContinue reading “INTERNATIONAL ALLIANCE DEFENDS CHAIRPERSON AGAINST POLITICAL HARASSMENT, INTIMIDATION, VIOLATION OF RIGHT TO LIBERTY OF MOVEMENT AND FREEDOM OF ASSOCIATION.”

Historic resolution adopted to hold TNCs accountable for global human rights violations

For Immediate Release 15 July 2014 Contact: Judy Hatcher, Executive Director, Pesticide Action Network North America: 415.625.9030; judy@panna.org Sarojeni Rengam, Executive Director, Pesticide Action Network Asia & the Pacific: 604-6570271 or 604-6560381; sarojeni.rengam@panap.net Pesticide Action Network (PAN) International welcomes the Human Rights Council resolution, adopted Jun 26 2014, to develop an international, legally binding mechanismContinue reading “Historic resolution adopted to hold TNCs accountable for global human rights violations”

International Women’s Group Expresses Concern Over Violation of UN Rules on Women in Custody in the Case of Andrea Rosal

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Reference LIZA L. MAZA Chairperson, International Women’s Alliance internationalwomensalliance@gmail.com +63 917 828 6015   International Women’s Alliance Chairperson Liza L. Maza expressed concern over the arrest of nine month pregnant Andrea Rosal last March 27 and the reported denial of her access to legal advice for hours after her arrest in violationContinue reading “International Women’s Group Expresses Concern Over Violation of UN Rules on Women in Custody in the Case of Andrea Rosal”

Women Globally Resist the Terrors of Imperialism and Capitalism

Press statement March 8, 2014 Reference: Liza Maza, Chairperson of the International Women’s Alliance, internationalwomensalliance@gmail.com International Women’s Alliance Statement on International Women’s Day 2014 Women Globally Resist the Terrors of Imperialism and Capitalism The world has become a terrifying  place for women. Imperialist powers take all opportunities to interfere and to expand their influence andContinue reading “Women Globally Resist the Terrors of Imperialism and Capitalism”

International Women’s Alliance (IWA) participates in the People’s Global Camp

JUNK WTO! Women Resist Imperialist Globalization! PRESS RELEASE Reference: Liza Maza, Chairperson, International Women’s Alliance (IWA) email: internationalwomensalliance@gmail.com BALI, Indonesia – The International Women’s Alliance (IWA) a global alliance of grassroots women’s organizations and networks today joined the march organized by the Indonesian People’s Alliance (IPA) to open the People’s Global Camp, in time forContinue reading “International Women’s Alliance (IWA) participates in the People’s Global Camp”

On Rural Women’s Day: Filipino Women Rise for Rice

Rollback of rice prices to P25/kilo! Hold Pres. Aquino and Sec. Alcala accountable for the plunder of farmer’s money and food insecurity in the country.   (Photo from Arkibong Bayan arkibongbayan.org) Women from urban poor and rural communities in Manila and Rizal storm the headquarters of the Department of Agriculture to demand the roll backContinue reading “On Rural Women’s Day: Filipino Women Rise for Rice”

Filipino Women Join Labor Day Celebration, Express Solidarity to Workers in Bangladesh

Statement of GABRIELA National Alliance on the Bangladesh Tragedy Dear Sisters and Friends, We from GABRIELA National Alliance of Filipino Women, would like to express our sympathy to the families, friends and co-workers of the workers who were killed during the collapse of a garment factory in Bangladesh. We send our solidarity to the workersContinue reading “Filipino Women Join Labor Day Celebration, Express Solidarity to Workers in Bangladesh”

Filipino Women March to Palace, Torch AquinObama Tandem for Rape of Motherland

Filipino Women March to Palace, Torch AquinObama Tandem for Rape of Motherland Press Release by GABRIELA Philippines on the occasion of International Women’s Day 8 March 2013 Women’s groups led by the militant women’s alliance GABRIELA marched to Mendiola this afternoon protesting the unhampered plunder of resources and the ruin of Philippine patrimony resulting fromContinue reading “Filipino Women March to Palace, Torch AquinObama Tandem for Rape of Motherland”