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”

GABRIELA cheers dropping of charges vs Liza Maza and colleagues

GABRIELA welcomes the decision of Judge Trese Wenceslao to dismiss the murder cases and quash the arrest warrants against GABRIELA Chairperson Emerita and NAPC Lead Convenor Sec. Liza Largoza-Maza together with former Bayan Muna Reps. Satur Ocampo and Teddy Casiño, and former DAR Sec. Rafael Mariano. The warrant was plainly part of the grand schemeContinue reading “GABRIELA cheers dropping of charges vs Liza Maza and colleagues”

IWA on Ahed Tamimi’s Release

The International Women’s Alliance (IWA) gives a red salute to Ahed Tamimi for her courage and militancy in fighting for the right of the Palestinian people to their lands and for independence. Ahed, who describes herself as a Palestinian freedom fighter has been an activist since she was 11 years old.  She was recently releasedContinue reading “IWA on Ahed Tamimi’s Release”

Solidarity with Migrant Women and their Families

The International Women’s Alliance (IWA) extends its firm hand of solidarity with the thousands of migrant families, undocumented and documented, who are being torn apart by the U.S. bigot-in-chief, Donald Trump, and the notorious Immigration Customs Enforcement (ICE) in recent weeks. This includes more than 2,000 children, including toddlers, who have been ripped away fromContinue reading “Solidarity with Migrant Women and their Families”

IWA March 8 Statement: Women Rise and Resist Imperialist War and Aggression! Unite to Fight for Genuine Liberation!

This March 8, the International Women’s Alliance (IWA) and its member organizations invite women worldwide to resist imperialist plunder and war. In honor of the first women strikers in 1908, we commemorate International Working Women’s Day to recognize and continue women’ role in the struggle for peace, justice and self-determination. On this 110th anniversary weContinue reading “IWA March 8 Statement: Women Rise and Resist Imperialist War and Aggression! Unite to Fight for Genuine Liberation!”

WOMEN RESIST IMPERIALISM

Keynote address of Coni Ledesma Solidarity and Fight Back Conference Toronto, Canada 5-7 August 2017 Good morning dear kasama, comrades and friends, After that rousing welcome with the singing of the IWA Hymn, let me share with you  stories of women who have resisted imperialism. Let me start by telling you the story of aContinue reading “WOMEN RESIST IMPERIALISM”

IWA Stands in Solidarity with the Kurdish Women and Men in Afrin

25 January 2018 The International Women’s Alliance (IWA) condemns in the strongest terms the Turkish invasion of Afrin, Northern Syria. Turkish forces started bombing the Kurdish canton of Afrin, Northern Syria last 20 January 2018. They used aerial bombardment, artillery fire and tanks against the Kurdish people. They targeted 100 areas, many of which wereContinue reading “IWA Stands in Solidarity with the Kurdish Women and Men in Afrin”

Unafraid, International Working Women Advance Boldly to Rise, Resist and Fight! 

On International Working Women’s Day, the International Women’s Alliance (IWA) affirms its commitment to fight fascism, resist militarization and unite for liberation. We will strive to unite working women around the world against wars of aggression in the face of imperialism and exploitation. All working women and their families deserve to live in dignity, freeContinue reading “Unafraid, International Working Women Advance Boldly to Rise, Resist and Fight! “