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 Movement … Continue 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 to … Continue 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 Vazquez2013-05-07Thank 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 Pesticide Formulation in Annex … Continue reading Statement for Rotterdam Plenary regarding Paraquat Dichloride 200g/L of paraquat ion for listing in the Convention on behalf of Pesticide Action Network

Filipino Women Join Labor Day Celebration, Express Solidarity to Workers in Bangladesh

Statement of GABRIELA National Alliance on the Bangladesh Tragedy Dear Sisters and Friends, We from GABRIELA National Alliance of Filipino Women, would like to express our sympathy to the families, friends and co-workers of the workers who were killed during the collapse of a garment factory in Bangladesh. We send our solidarity to the workers … Continue reading Filipino Women Join Labor Day Celebration, Express Solidarity to Workers in Bangladesh