An urgent action appeal to save the life of a woman migrant worker on death row in Indonesia issued by IWA member GABRIELA in the Philippines The race for time started as the nation awaits the end of the 72 hours deadline for Mary Jane Veloso’s execution possibly on April 28. Mary Jane Veloso, an… Continue reading Stop the execution of Mary Jane Veloso
Dear Sisters in IWA, Warm greetings! We are writing to ask for your support as we call for JUSTICE for TYPHOON YOLANDA (Haiyan) VICTIMS. This year’s commemoration of the International Women’s Day will take on Philippine President NoyNoy Aquino’s criminal negligence of the Filipino women especially those in Eastern Visayas, the most devastated… Continue reading Urgent Action Alert: Justice for Yolanda (Haiyan) Victims!
Join the International Women’s Alliance (IWA) at the Women’s Tent, People’s Global Camp against WTO! December 5, 2013, GOR Ngurah Rai Sports Center, Jalan Melati, Denpasar, Indonesia In a bid to highlight the current struggles and perspectives of grassroots women in crafting an alternative to the neoliberal agenda of the WTO, the International Women’s Alliance… Continue reading TAKE PART, TAKE ACTION!
The International Women’s Alliance (IWA) calls for support for the victims of typhoon Yolanda (international name Haiyan), the strongest typhoon to hit the Philippines and the planet in recent history. Last 8 November 2013 typhoon Yolanda struck several islands in the Philippines killing thousands of people, leveling communities and numerous infrastructure, electrical, and telecommunication lines.… Continue reading URGENT APPEAL
Below is a statement by the Alliance of Yogyakarta Civil Society Against the Forest Investment Plan condemning the Indonesian government’s Forest Investment Program (FIP); specifically its negative impacts on the lives and livelihoods of Indonesian rural women and men. In line with this, the Alliance also staged a protest action in front of the venue of the FIP… Continue reading Forest Investment Program: Additional conflicts and problems to people in Indonesia
By KOBUMINE BERSATU B. Taipei Sign KOBUMINE BERSATU’s petition No salary deductions on food and accommodation for Indonesian fisherfolk in Taiwan! We support the call of the Indonesian fisherfolk in Taiwan to abolish the salary deductions based on food allowances and accommodations being imposed by agencies on them. These salary deductions are unfair, unjust and… Continue reading Sign the Petition: No salary deductions on food and accommodation for Indonesian fisherfolk in Taiwan!