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
January 9, 2018 PRESS RELEASE In Response to 15 Years of Lie and Deceit: Indeed No More! The President of the United States of America, Mr. Donald Trump on January 1, 2018 sent a tweet in which he states that his country had ‘foolishly given Pakistan more than 33 billion dollars in aid over the… Continue reading Roots for Equity to Trump: “15 Years of Lie and Deceit: Indeed No More!”
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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!
RESISTANCE: A SONG OF QUOTES IN WOMEN’S STRUGGLES Lyrics by Joi Barrios-Leblanc Music by Tony Palis (Nov. 6, 2015) INTRO: STAND WITH ME, ALL MY SISTERS FOR NO BATTLES ARE FOUGHT ALONE HERE WE PLEDGE, OUR LIVES WE OFFER HEART AND SOUL, AND FLESH AND BONE IN THE FACTORIES AND OUR KITCHENS WE LABOR LIKE… Continue reading IWA Hymn Lyrics
First performance of the song Resistance, created for the International Women’s Alliance at our 2nd International General Assembly in Manila Philippines, November 2015. Lyrics by Joi Barrios Leblanc and music by Tony Palis. Sung by Monique Wilson and Sining Laya.