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Hong Kong: Joint Launch of Women Resisting Crisis and War Poster and Book

Speech by Cynthia Tellez Migrante Hong Kong Women are in crisis. Women are victims of war and violence. But women – us – also resist. Women migrant workers are no strangers to the impacts of the ongoing and intensifying global crisis. Women migrants feel it both in the country of their employment and their country… Continue reading Hong Kong: Joint Launch of Women Resisting Crisis and War Poster and Book

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International Women’s Day in Vancouver: Women Resisting Crisis and War

Vancouver, BC. March 3, 2012 — As if on cue, the dark clouds held off the rain for the women and their men friends and supporters who gathered in front of the downtown Vancouver Art Gallery in an early celebration of International Women’s Day. The women’s rally was organized by Migrante BC, Migrante BC Youth,… Continue reading International Women’s Day in Vancouver: Women Resisting Crisis and War

Solidarity Messages

IWD Solidarity Message of the All Pakistan Trade Union Federation

March 8th International Women Day End Economic Exploitation Against Women Dear Friends, Solidarity greetings from All Pakistan Trade Union Federation! For All Pakistan Trade Union Federation March 8th is an important day to forge stronger links and unity between all those struggling for the liberation of women around the world. It is a day with… Continue reading IWD Solidarity Message of the All Pakistan Trade Union Federation

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IWD Statement of GABRIELA-Australia

On the occasion of this year’s International Working Women’s Day, Gabriela Australia, an organisation of Filipino Women in Australia, remembers the women workers in Europe and the Americas who fought bravely against low wages and inhuman working conditions brought about by the Industrial Revolution in the 1800s. Their struggle has been the inspiration for the… Continue reading IWD Statement of GABRIELA-Australia

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IWD Solidarity Message of CENI Kurdish Women’s office for Peace

Cenî – Kurdish Women’s Office for Peace 4 March 2012 Dear Sisters from the Philippines, On the occasion of 8 March 2012 as women from Cenî – Kurdish Women’s Office for Peace we send our warmest greetings to all women who are fighting for freedom and justice – especially we declare our solidarity with the… Continue reading IWD Solidarity Message of CENI Kurdish Women’s office for Peace

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Oral Statement Delivered to the General Discussion – the 56th Session UN Commission on the Status of Women

delivered by the Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development and the Asian Rural Women’s Coalition Thank you for this opportunity to participate in the General Discussion and address the 56th session of the Commission on the Status of Women. We, nine rural and indigenous women from Southeast and East Asia are here for… Continue reading Oral Statement Delivered to the General Discussion – the 56th Session UN Commission on the Status of Women