International Women’s Alliance joins Lila-Pilipina GABRIELA’s kick-off campaign towards March 8, International Women’s Day, highlighting the issue of comfort women and the growing military alliance between the US and Japan in the Asia Pacific

International Women’s Alliance slammed the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement and the economic motivation behind militarization and war at the Lila Pilipina-GABRIELA protest action in Mendiola at the foot of the Malacanang Presidential Palace in Manila, Philippines to “welcome” Japan Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko on a visit to the country. The protest is GABRIELA’s kick-off campaignContinue reading “International Women’s Alliance joins Lila-Pilipina GABRIELA’s kick-off campaign towards March 8, International Women’s Day, highlighting the issue of comfort women and the growing military alliance between the US and Japan in the Asia Pacific”

IWA CONDEMNS EXTRAJUDICIAL KILLING OF THREE KURDISH WOMEN POLITICIANS BY TURKISH SECURITY FORCES

                                                       Last Monday, January 4, 2016, three Kurdish women politicians were killed in Kurdistan in Southeast Turkey as the Turkish state continues its all-out onslaught against the Kurdish people.Continue reading “IWA CONDEMNS EXTRAJUDICIAL KILLING OF THREE KURDISH WOMEN POLITICIANS BY TURKISH SECURITY FORCES”

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY 2015: EQUALITY, PEACE, AND RIGHTS!

March 8, 2015 Women Fight for Equality, Peace and Rights! Resist Militarization, Fascism and War! On International Working Women’s Day, member organizations of the International Women’s Alliance (IWA) stand together with women all over the world who have been resisting violence in all its forms: imperialist wars of aggression, state violence and political repression, policeContinue reading “INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY 2015: EQUALITY, PEACE, AND RIGHTS!”

Day two of the People’s Global Camp, Asian Women Peasants call: PROTECT OUR LIVES AND LIVELIHOOD, JUNK WTO!

PROTECT OUR LIVES AND LIVELIHOOD, JUNK WTO! PRESS RELEASE Reference: Liza Maza, Chairperson, International Women’s Alliance (IWA) email: internationalwomensalliance@gmail.com RURAL women call for the removal of agriculture from the World Trade Organization (WTO) on the second day of the People’s Global Camp (PGC) at the workshop organized by the International Women’s Alliance (IWA) and SERUNIContinue reading “Day two of the People’s Global Camp, Asian Women Peasants call: PROTECT OUR LIVES AND LIVELIHOOD, JUNK WTO!”

International Women’s Alliance (IWA) Launches Campaign Against Militarization and War

PRESS RELEASE Reference: Liza Maza, Chairperson, International Women’s Alliance (IWA) email: internationalwomensalliance@gmail.com “US TROOPS OUT NOW!” was the resounding call of the delegation of the International Women’s Alliance (IWA) in the People’s Global Camp (PGC) in Denpasar, Bali. Bali, Indonesia – IWA launched its campaign on the heels of its successful workshop and action atContinue reading “International Women’s Alliance (IWA) Launches Campaign Against Militarization and War”

International Women’s Alliance (IWA) participates in the People’s Global Camp

JUNK WTO! Women Resist Imperialist Globalization! PRESS RELEASE Reference: Liza Maza, Chairperson, International Women’s Alliance (IWA) email: internationalwomensalliance@gmail.com BALI, Indonesia – The International Women’s Alliance (IWA) a global alliance of grassroots women’s organizations and networks today joined the march organized by the Indonesian People’s Alliance (IPA) to open the People’s Global Camp, in time forContinue reading “International Women’s Alliance (IWA) participates in the People’s Global Camp”

Announcement: APWLD call for applications for Feminist Legal Theory and Practice (FLTP) Training of Trainers Still Open

The call for applications for our Asia-Pacific Regional Feminist Legal Theory and Practice (FLTP) Training of Trainers, Chiang Mai, Thailand 22 – 28 November 2013 is still open! DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS IS 17 OCTOBER 2013 The FLTP training has been a significant activity of APWLD and has grown into a dynamic program that offers aContinue reading “Announcement: APWLD call for applications for Feminist Legal Theory and Practice (FLTP) Training of Trainers Still Open”

Solidarity Message to the First Middle East Women’s Conference

31 May 2013 Message of Solidarity of the International Women’s Alliance (IWA) Chairperson Liza Maza to the First Middle East Women’s Conference North Kurdistan / Turkey Warmest greetings from the International Women’s Alliance (IWA)! On behalf of the International Women’s Alliance (IWA), I would like to extend the sincerest congratulations to the Democratic Free Women MovementContinue reading “Solidarity Message to the First Middle East Women’s Conference”

IWA opposes WTO Negotiations on Trade Facilitation

The International Women’s Alliance (IWA) opposes the World Trade Organization negotiations on “Trade Facilitation” as we believe that it will push people further into poverty and hunger. IWA thus endorses the Our World is Not For Sale (OWINFS) letter against the corporate interest negotiations (please see below) and calls on our members and networks toContinue reading “IWA opposes WTO Negotiations on Trade Facilitation”

Statement for Rotterdam Plenary regarding Paraquat Dichloride 200g/L of paraquat ion for listing in the Convention on behalf of Pesticide Action Network

by Chela Vazquez 2013-05-07Thank you Madam president. My name is Chela Vazquez and I am representing Pesticide Action Network.   Pesticide Action Network strongly supports the proposal by Burkina Faso and the Chemical Review Committee to list Gramoxone Super, corresponding to paraquat dichloride at or above 200g/L of paraquat ion as a Severely Hazardous PesticideContinue reading “Statement for Rotterdam Plenary regarding Paraquat Dichloride 200g/L of paraquat ion for listing in the Convention on behalf of Pesticide Action Network”