Filipino Women Protest with Thousands in Occupy Wall St., March Along Unions and Community Groups in the Struggle Against Capitalism and the Protracted Global Economic Depression

Press Release by GABRIELA-USA NEW YORK, NY—On Wednesday, Filipino women of grassroots organization Filipinas for Rights and Empowerment (FiRE), under the banner of GABRIELA USA, a member organization of the newly formed International Women’s Alliance (IWA), joined a mass rally and march to Zucotti Park, the site of the 3-week-long Occupy Wall Street demonstration inContinue reading “Filipino Women Protest with Thousands in Occupy Wall St., March Along Unions and Community Groups in the Struggle Against Capitalism and the Protracted Global Economic Depression”

Manila Declaration of Unity of the International Women’s Alliance

[Adopted by the IWA First General Assembly on July 5, 2011 in Manila, Philippines] I – Our Legacy Toiling women of the world have long been in the forefront of people’s resistance against capitalism and imperialism from the level of grassroots organizing expanding to global networks.  For the past century, women all over the worldContinue reading “Manila Declaration of Unity of the International Women’s Alliance”

General Program of Action (GPOA)

The International Women’s Alliance (IWA) is the organized expression of the broad unity of grassroots women’s organizations, institutions, networks, alliances and individuals who are struggling resolutely against imperialism and all reaction  to advance the cause of  national and social liberation and the full emancipation of women. For one hundred years since the declaration of InternationalContinue reading “General Program of Action (GPOA)”

Announcement on the IWA FGA

The International Women’s Assembly (IWA) successfully held its First General Assembly (FGA) on July 5 and 6, 2011 in Quezon City, Philippines under the theme, “Advance the Global Anti-imperialist Women’s Movement! Strengthen the International Women’s Alliance!”. The FGA which was hosted by GABRIELA Philippines was attended by 99 delegates and observers from 67 organizations fromContinue reading “Announcement on the IWA FGA”