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March 8: Women Rise! Unite our Forces! Smash Patriarchy and Capitalism — Women of Diverse Origins

In 2018, for the Seventeenth Year, in Montreal  8th March International Women’s Day Demonstration organized by Women of Diverse Origins Hundreds of women and their allies gathered together, despite falling snow on Thursday evening March 8th in response to the call by Women of Diverse Origins: Women Rise! Unite our Forces! Smash Patriarchy and Capitalism! There… Continue reading March 8: Women Rise! Unite our Forces! Smash Patriarchy and Capitalism — Women of Diverse Origins

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Marielle, Presente!

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!

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IWA March 8 Statement: Women Rise and Resist Imperialist War and Aggression! Unite to Fight for Genuine Liberation!

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!

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Filipino Women RISE, RESIST, and UNITE Against Fascism on Trump’s Inaugural Anniversary

For Immediate Release January 22, 2017 Contact: Irma Shauf-Bajar, National Chairperson, gabrielawomen@gmail.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

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WOMEN RESIST IMPERIALISM

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

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ULAM Fortaleciendo la organización, la voz y la presencia de mujeres defensoras de la madre tierra de los andes peruanos

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

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IWA’s Tribute to Petronila Cleto (Oct 18, 1945 – January 11, 2018)

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)