She was young, black, a left activist, anti-racist, ecologist, feminist supporting the cause of indigenous peoples, a daughter of the favelas. Brazil’s forces of repression tried to snuff out the voice of the oppressed this Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at 9:30 pm by killing Marielle Franco. The symbolism of the assassination and its message of… Continue reading Marielle, Presente!
This March 8, the International Women’s Alliance (IWA) and its member organizations invite women worldwide to resist imperialist plunder and war. In honor of the first women strikers in 1908, we commemorate International Working Women’s Day to recognize and continue women’ role in the struggle for peace, justice and self-determination. On this 110th anniversary we… Continue reading IWA March 8 Statement: Women Rise and Resist Imperialist War and Aggression! Unite to Fight for Genuine Liberation!
For Immediate Release January 22, 2017 Contact: Irma Shauf-Bajar, National Chairperson, email@example.com Filipino Women RISE, RESIST, and UNITE Against Fascism on Trump’s Inaugural Anniversary On January 20, 2018 GABRIELA USA, member organization of the International Women’s alliance, and their members joined hundreds of thousands of people across the U.S who took to the streets in… Continue reading Filipino Women RISE, RESIST, and UNITE Against Fascism on Trump’s Inaugural Anniversary
Una de las prioridades de la Unión Latinoamericana de Mujeres ULAM es fortalecer los procesos de organización de mujeres defensoras en los territorios. Es por ello que hemos impulsado y acompañado algunos importantes espacios creados por las defensoras en distintos países de la Región, que entre otras razones, visibiliza el rol de las mujeres de… Continue reading ULAM Fortaleciendo la organización, la voz y la presencia de mujeres defensoras de la madre tierra de los andes peruanos
The International Women’s Alliance (IWA) adds its voice to the outpouring of sorrow for the loss of our sister, Pet Cleto, and to the appreciation of her life and contributions. Pet was a veteran of the women’s movement in the Philippines, and among the founding members of several organizations involved in the anti-Marcos dictatorship movement… Continue reading IWA’s Tribute to Petronila Cleto (Oct 18, 1945 – January 11, 2018)
25 January 2018 The International Women’s Alliance (IWA) condemns in the strongest terms the Turkish invasion of Afrin, Northern Syria. Turkish forces started bombing the Kurdish canton of Afrin, Northern Syria last 20 January 2018. They used aerial bombardment, artillery fire and tanks against the Kurdish people. They targeted 100 areas, many of which were… Continue reading IWA Stands in Solidarity with the Kurdish Women and Men in Afrin
Commemorate the 72nd Anniversary of the Hiroshima & Nagasaki Nuclear Holocaust Hold US Imperialism Accountable for Crimes Against Humanity! August 6, 2017 Today marks the 72nd Anniversary of the horrific bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki resulting in more than 200,000 people – men, women and children murdered by the imperialist United States of America. We condemn the mass genocide… Continue reading ILPS & IWA Statement on the 72nd Anniversary of the Hiroshima & Nagasaki Nuclear Holocaust