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, firstname.lastname@example.org 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
Keynote address of Coni Ledesma Solidarity and Fight Back Conference Toronto, Canada 5-7 August 2017 Good morning dear kasama, comrades and friends, After that rousing welcome with the singing of the IWA Hymn, let me share with you stories of women who have resisted imperialism. Let me start by telling you the story of a… Continue reading WOMEN RESIST IMPERIALISM
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
With an aim to build a global movement against militarism, injustice and repression, the International Women’s Alliance (IWA) and International League of People’s Struggle (ILPS) are organizing an anti-war conference, Solidarity and Fightback: Building Resistance to US-led War, Militarism and Neofascism on August 5 – 7, 2017 at the University of Toronto, Canada. On August 6,… Continue reading UPDATE on 6 AUGUST: Women Fight Repression, Neo-fascism, Militarization and Wars of Aggression!
Barely 100 days into the Trump presidency, the US government has escalated bombings, airstrikes and troop deployments abroad, and intensified repression at home. His slogan, “America First” is a desperate attempt to maintain US global hegemony in a crisis-laden multipolar world. We need to reverse the rising tide of war by building a global movement… Continue reading Reverse the tide of war!