Calls for Action

Join the Global Day of Action on October 15!

The International Women’s Alliance (IWA) supports the ‘Occupy Wall Street’ actions and calls on women’s organizations, networks, and alliances worldwide to join and express their solidarity especially on the Global Day of Action on October 15. It is imperative for us women to lend our strength to the intensifying global struggle for genuine, democratic and… Continue reading Join the Global Day of Action on October 15!

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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 in… Continue 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

Calls for Action

Sign the Petition: Save Our Rice, Stop Golden Rice!

The International Women’s Alliance (IWA) joins the Pesticide Action Network Asia and the Pacific (PANAP) in its call to Save Our Rice and Stop the spread of the harmful Golden Rice. Please support this campaign and sign the petition below: Dear friends, Golden Rice (GR) is a rice genetically engineered to produce beta carotene. Syngenta acquired… Continue reading Sign the Petition: Save Our Rice, Stop Golden Rice!

Calls for Action

Call to Action: Support Palestinian Prisoners on Hunger Strike!

Palestinian prisoners in Israeli occupation prisons issued a statement on Sunday, September 25, 2011, stating that they plan to begin an open-ended hunger strike on September 27, 2011, demanding an end to the isolation of Ahmad Sa’adat, an end to isolation for all Palestinian political prisoners, and an end to the policies of repression and… Continue reading Call to Action: Support Palestinian Prisoners on Hunger Strike!