IWA Condemns Illegal Arrest of Sagip Kanayunan Volunteers

The International Women’s Alliance (IWA) strongly condemns the arrest and detenion of  seven volunteer relief workers of Sagip Kanayunan (Relief Countryside) and Tulong Anakpawis (Help the Toiling masses) and former Representative Ariel Casilao last April 19,2020.  The relief workers were on a humanitarian relief mission to deliver relief goods and food packs to residents of StioContinue reading “IWA Condemns Illegal Arrest of Sagip Kanayunan Volunteers”

IWA joins WOMEN AROUND THE WORLD RISING for JUSTICE AND SOLIDARITY, against MILITARISM, FASCISM AND VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

On 8th March, International Working Women’s Day 2020 International Women’s Alliance calls on all its members and allies to engage in strikes, demonstrations, marches, and other militant activities to mark International Working Women’s Day this Sunday, March 8. Around the world we are witnessing and participating in, an unprecedented number of popular movements where womenContinue reading “IWA joins WOMEN AROUND THE WORLD RISING for JUSTICE AND SOLIDARITY, against MILITARISM, FASCISM AND VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN”

International Women’s Alliance says Fight the Politics of Misogyny with the Politics of Resistance!

On November 25, the International Women’s Alliance views with alarm the rise of neo-fascist and right-wing regimes and the spread of reactionary ideology, from the US and its European allies to the regimes it supports in Brazil, India, the Philippines and elsewhere. Women’s hard-won rights are being rolled back or questioned as heads of stateContinue reading “International Women’s Alliance says Fight the Politics of Misogyny with the Politics of Resistance!”

Communique on the Women for Peace and Justice Conference in Hong Kong

International Women’s Alliance Asia Pacific successfully launched with 32 organizations represented by 56 individuals from 16 countries. Following a successful two-day conference and a CSO-Parliamentarian dialogue on June 21-22, 2019 in Hong Kong. The conference, Women for Peace and Justice: Engaging stakeholders as advocates and peace builders to forward the call for peace and socialContinue reading “Communique on the Women for Peace and Justice Conference in Hong Kong”

Solidarity with Kashmir

Today around eight million Kashmiris under Indian Occupation face torture, incarceration, and brutal suppression of all their political and human rights, including, very fundamentally, the right to life and liberty. Though Kashmiris have faced repression, violence amounting to crimes against humanity, in the midst of whittling down of the constitutional guarantees for more than 70Continue reading “Solidarity with Kashmir”

NO TO IMPERIALIST WARS OF AGGRESSION! NO TO ANOTHER GENERATION OF COMFORT WOMEN!

The International Women’s Alliance and all its allied organizations call on women of the world to commemorate August 14, the end of World War II, with renewed energy and commitment to fight imperialist aggression and war. We call on all justice and peace loving women and people around the world to especially honor the womenContinue reading “NO TO IMPERIALIST WARS OF AGGRESSION! NO TO ANOTHER GENERATION OF COMFORT WOMEN!”

On Participating at the First International Women’s Conference: Revolution in the Making

REPORT First International Women’s Conference Organized by Women Weaving the Future Network Frankfurt, Germany | 6 – 7 October 2018 Mary Joan A. Guan A Revolution at work        The number and composition of participants were impressive: 500 women and non-binary people from around the world. They came with various experiences about their struggles and movements.Continue reading “On Participating at the First International Women’s Conference: Revolution in the Making”

International Women’s Alliance Calls for an End to Forced Displacement, Neo-fascism and War

March 8, 2019 On this International Working Women’s Day, the International Women’s Alliance (IWA) continues to amplify the voices of women and children around the globe who continue to struggle against intensified attacks by state fascism, wars of aggression and neoliberalism resulting in their further oppression and exploitation. In the U.S., women comprise more thanContinue reading “International Women’s Alliance Calls for an End to Forced Displacement, Neo-fascism and War”

Solidarity Statement for HDP Deputy for Hakkari Ms. Leyla Güven’s hunger strike

To: The Democratic Kurdish Federation of Canada January 24, 2019 Dear friends, The International Women’s Alliance is shocked by the treatment of Member of Parliament Leyla Guven, arrested and held without trial for almost one year. We fully support the hunger strike by Leyla and other political prisoners held in inhumane and illegitimate conditions inContinue reading “Solidarity Statement for HDP Deputy for Hakkari Ms. Leyla Güven’s hunger strike”

AMIHAN condemns massacre of 9 farmworkers in Sagay, Negros Occidental

News release October 21, 2018 Amihan condemns massacre of nine farm workers, including 4 women and 2 minors in Negros Occidental last night, calls for justice Manila, Philippines – Amihan or the National Federation of Peasant Women condemned the recent massacre of 9 farm workers including 4 peasant women and 2 minors in Hacienda Nene,Continue reading “AMIHAN condemns massacre of 9 farmworkers in Sagay, Negros Occidental”