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”

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!”

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”

Public Health Not Private Profit! International Women’s Alliance Netherlands Chapter

In countries across the global North, the coronavirus pandemic has revealed the deep crisis of capitalism and its failure to protect the lives of people over protection of the economy.  The past few weeks have seen governments around the world rolling out huge economic packages to protect the economy as lockdowns, quarantine and stay-in shelterContinue reading “Public Health Not Private Profit! International Women’s Alliance Netherlands Chapter”

JOKOWI GOVERNMENT MUST BE RESPONSIBLE BY PROVIDING MEDICINE, HEALTH, AND FOOD GUARANTEE FOR WOMEN AND PEOPLE

Statement by Seruni (Indonesian Women’s Union) Imperialism and its puppet regime Joko Widodo increasingly continue to reveal themselves to the people with their incompetence in handling the Corona Virus Disease Pandemic 2019 ( COVID-19 ) and show their inability to overcome the problem as a result of a crisis in imperialism and a semi-colonial andContinue reading “JOKOWI GOVERNMENT MUST BE RESPONSIBLE BY PROVIDING MEDICINE, HEALTH, AND FOOD GUARANTEE FOR WOMEN AND PEOPLE”

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”

Effects of the Turkish Invasion of North and East Syria on Women and Children

The following dossier about the effects of the Turkish invasion of North and East Syria on Women and children has been prepared by our friends at Kongra Star Diplomacy.  The following dossier is available for download. Effects of war on women and children 2019

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”

IN PICTURES: IWA Joins the GLPF rally in New York

IWA and many organizations joined the protest rally organised by Asia-Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development (APWLD) in New York. It was the culmination of the Ground Level Political Forum that challenged the Sustainable Development Goals as part of the Patriarchal structure strengthened by capitalist forces, which are based on plunder of people’s resourcesContinue reading “IN PICTURES: IWA Joins the GLPF rally in New York”