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”
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.
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!”
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”
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”
“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.”
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!”
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”