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
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!
Last Monday, January 4, 2016, three Kurdish women politicians were killed in Kurdistan in Southeast Turkey as the Turkish state continues its all-out onslaught against the Kurdish people.… Continue reading IWA CONDEMNS EXTRAJUDICIAL KILLING OF THREE KURDISH WOMEN POLITICIANS BY TURKISH SECURITY FORCES
Women leaders met in the Philippines for the Second General Assembly of the International Women’s Alliance (IWA) held in Quezon City, Philippines on November 11, 2015 with the theme “Women building peace, resisting militarization, facism and economic plunder”. The assembly began with a ritual of unity led by Sining Lila, the Cultural Arm of GABRIELA… Continue reading COMMUNIQUE OF THE SECOND GENERAL ASSEMBLY
COME AND JOIN… We are pleased to invite you to the International Women’s Alliance Second General Assembly which will be held on 11 November 2015 at Casa Pura Hall, Casa Pura Hotel in Quezon City, Philippines with the theme, “Women building peace resisting militarization, fascism and economic plunder.” The world’s economic, political, social and environmental crises… Continue reading AN INVITATION TO COME AND PARTICIPATE IN THE INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S ALLIANCE (IWA-2GA) SECOND GENERAL ASSEMBLY
On 20 October 2015, members of the organization of rural women defenders of Mother Earth and human rights (FMDP)) were assaulted and arbitrarily arrested by police and security officers in the rural community of Molleturo, in Cuenca, Ecuador during the visit of President Raphael Correa to inaugurate and support “Oro Rio Blanco,” a mining project… Continue reading CONDEMN THE VIOLENT ATTACKS AGAINST THE WOMEN AND THE PEOPLE OF ECUADOR