IWA is proud to be here at this historic 4th assembly of the first global alliance of migrants, refugees, displaced people and families as you organize to speak with one voice about the changes migrants need and the strategies to reach these. Issues of migration are an important concern of our women’s alliance, a sister… Continue reading SOLIDARITY MESSAGE: IMA’s 4th Assembly
[From CSM Rural women speak out at UN food security plenary: ‘After a decade of celebrating International Rural Women’s Day we are still denied our rights’ Rural women speak out at UN food security plenary: ‘After a decade of celebrating International Rural Women’s Day we are still denied our rights’ For immediate release: Monday, 15… Continue reading CSM: Rural women speak out at UN food security plenary
News release October 21, 2018 Amihan condemns massacre of nine farm workers, including 4 women and 2 minors in Negros Occidental last night, calls for justice Manila, Philippines – Amihan or the National Federation of Peasant Women condemned the recent massacre of 9 farm workers including 4 peasant women and 2 minors in Hacienda Nene,… Continue reading AMIHAN condemns massacre of 9 farmworkers in Sagay, Negros Occidental
We, the International Women’s Alliance, join the call to #FreeHeldaCalderon, and strongly condemn the Philippine government under Rodrigo Duterte for attacking women human rights defenders. We support Gabriela’s and Gabriela Women’s Party’s urgent appeal for Hedda’s immediate release. Please sign the petition below! GABRIELA Alliance of Women and Gabriela Women’s Party strongly condemn the illegal… Continue reading URGENT APPEAL: FREE Hedda Calderon!
GABRIELA welcomes the decision of Judge Trese Wenceslao to dismiss the murder cases and quash the arrest warrants against GABRIELA Chairperson Emerita and NAPC Lead Convenor Sec. Liza Largoza-Maza together with former Bayan Muna Reps. Satur Ocampo and Teddy Casiño, and former DAR Sec. Rafael Mariano. The warrant was plainly part of the grand scheme… Continue reading GABRIELA cheers dropping of charges vs Liza Maza and colleagues
The International Women’s Alliance joins with our sisters and friends in the Philippines and internationally to express our alarm at the threat of arrest and growing harassment of our founding Chairperson Liza Maza, by the Philippine government. The International Women’s Alliance (IWA), a global alliance of grassroots women’s organizations, institutions, alliances, networks and individuals committed… Continue reading IWA denounces charges against Liza Maza
The International Women’s Alliance (IWA) gives a red salute to Ahed Tamimi for her courage and militancy in fighting for the right of the Palestinian people to their lands and for independence. Ahed, who describes herself as a Palestinian freedom fighter has been an activist since she was 11 years old. She was recently released… Continue reading IWA on Ahed Tamimi’s Release