IWA Stands in Solidarity with the Palestinian Struggle for Liberation on Nakba 73

Seventy three years ago, on May 15th, Zionists enacted a mass expulsion of indigenous Palestinians from their land. In 1948, 700,000 people were violently removed from their homes in cities like Haifa and Safad. 20,000 Palestinians were brutally murdered as they fought to keep their ancestral land. Today, Palestinians around the world mark this dayContinue reading “IWA Stands in Solidarity with the Palestinian Struggle for Liberation on Nakba 73”

Women Workers Continue to Struggle Against Exploitation and Oppression Amidst the Ongoing Pandemic

The International Women’s Alliance recognizes May Day as an important day for workers around the world to fight the system that keeps them, as well as most people in society, exploited and oppressed. Today marks the second time the International Workers’ Day has been celebrated in the midst of the global COVID-19 pandemic and economicContinue reading “Women Workers Continue to Struggle Against Exploitation and Oppression Amidst the Ongoing Pandemic”

Women of the World Continue to Resist Against Imperialism

On this March 8, the International Women’s Alliance commemorates over 100 years of the struggle of working women demanding better working conditions, gender equality and national liberation. We continue to uplift the voices of the most exploited and oppressed people around the world, the women laborers, domestic servants, landless peasants, farm workers, factory workers, urban poor, and the unemployed.

Uphold people’s democracy in Myanmar!

The International Women’s Alliance expresses its solidarity with the people of Myanmar in their fight to kick out the military dictatorship that has occupied their country. We support their call to ensure genuine democracy and ensure justice and freedom for all people of Myanmar.  As the whole world is still battling the COVID-19 pandemic andContinue reading “Uphold people’s democracy in Myanmar!”

Uphold and Defend the Rights of Lady Ann Salem, Reina Mae Nasino and Amanda Echanis

December 10, 2020 The Duterte administration and its armed forces have once again shown how they can violate press freedom and freedom of expression when they abducted Manila Today editor Lady Ann Salem this morning, December 10. It does not matter that December 10 is the commemoration of International Human Rights Day. The Duterte governmentContinue reading “Uphold and Defend the Rights of Lady Ann Salem, Reina Mae Nasino and Amanda Echanis”

Declaration of the Kurdish Women’s Movement on the Occassion of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

It is time to get to the roots of patriarchal violence We live in the age of unnamed wars. A nameless war is being waged against women without being declared. Patriarchal violence is carried out openly everywhere. Hundreds of women are murdered by men every day. Dozens of women are victims of sexual harassment andContinue reading “Declaration of the Kurdish Women’s Movement on the Occassion of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women”

IWA Condemns Forced Hysterectomies of Women Detainees

The International Women’s Alliance condemns in the strongest terms the mass and unauthorized (or forced) hysterectomies of women detainees, the majority of whom are Latinx, at an Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention facility in Ocilla, Georgia in the United States. IWA is a global alliance of militant grassroots-based women’s organizations, institutions, alliances, networks and individuals committed toContinue reading “IWA Condemns Forced Hysterectomies of Women Detainees”

IWA solidarity message during GABRIELA’S “Days of Rage for Jennifer Laude and All Victims of US Military Aggression”

Executive Committee member, Monica Moorhead, shared the following words of solidarity during Gabriela Philippine’s “Day of Rage for Jennifer Laude and All Victims of US Military Aggression” webinar on September 16, 2020.

IWA Condemns the Pardon of Convicted US Marine by Philippine President Duterte

“President Duterte’s decision to grant Pemberton absolute pardon due to “good behavior” exposes Duterte’s complete subservience to US imperial rule, and is an affront to Philippine sovereignty with a complete disregard for the life of Jennifer Laude and all other victims of violence by US militarization. … It further proves that the Philippines is nothing more than a playground for US imperialism, which is ruled by a puppet government whose strings are controlled by the US military.”

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!”