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!”

Celebration IWA’s 10 Years of Resistance: GLOBAL WEEK OF ACTION AUGUST 10-16

Join IWA for a night of victories, celebration and visioning the future for the Global Militant Women’s Movement! We will celebrate 10 Years of fight, resistance, struggle and unity against Imperialism. Our program will include a brief report on the global situation on women, messages from our Executive Committee, Solidarity Messages from women all overContinue reading “Celebration IWA’s 10 Years of Resistance: GLOBAL WEEK OF ACTION AUGUST 10-16”

Call for Just Peace and an End to Wars of Aggression and Military Sexual Violence Against Women

On August 14, 2020, the world commemorates the end of  World War II in 1945. During the Great Depression, an acute global crisis of capital, conflict in the Eastern hemisphere was stirred up when imperial Japan invaded Manchuria in 1931. It had already been occupying Korea. In the Western hemisphere, the expansionist ambitions of Germany sparkedContinue reading “Call for Just Peace and an End to Wars of Aggression and Military Sexual Violence Against Women”

Pandemic Stories

What is your pandemic story? On the other hand, the pandemic also is exposing people who have remained ‘neutral’ or silent in the past against capitalism, patriarchy, fascism, casteism, racism. Women are taking a stand and transforming their experiences into action, uniting their communities, and rising up as leaders to build solidarity and movements.rld areContinue reading “Pandemic Stories”

Let’s build our spaces of freedom against the pandemic of masculine violence!

All around the world we witness a rise in annihilation attacks against women, with the aim of suppressing and undermining our pursuit for freedom. This dreadful increase in violence against women is directly related to the crisis of the patriarchal capitalist system. This system continues its existence mostly by exploiting women; the crisis and chaoticContinue reading “Let’s build our spaces of freedom against the pandemic of masculine violence!”

IWA Condemns the Arrest of Leyla Güven

The International Women’s Alliance (IWA) strongly condemns the arrest of Parliamentarian Leyla  Güven,  last June 4,2020.  Leyla Güven   was arrested in Diyarbakir, Turkey,  together with two other Parliament members,   HDP Musa Farisoğulları and CHP MP Enis  Berberoğlu. On the morning of June 4, 2020, the immunity of the three Parliamentarians were lifted followed by theirContinue reading “IWA Condemns the Arrest of Leyla Güven”

IWA is in solidarity with those protesting the murder of George Floyd!

International Women’s Alliance is in solidarity with the international community demanding justice for the brutal murder of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery and countless others. We wish to express our deepest sympathies to their families and extend the same to the people around the US whose outpouring of grief and indignation is firstContinue reading “IWA is in solidarity with those protesting the murder of George Floyd!”