Statement of the International Women’s Alliance on the signing of the TPP The signing of the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement today, February 4, 2016 in Auckland, New Zealand will be one of the biggest signing ceremonies as ministers from participating countries are set to witness the closing of one of the largest trade pact in… Continue reading JUNK TPP, OPPOSE FREE TRADE, FIGHT IMPERIALIST PLUNDER!
Manila – The Philippine-American War started in February 4, 1899 after a US soldier fired on a Filipino soldier at the Pinaglabanan Bridge in San Juan. This happened while the US Congress was divided between those who are inclined to an invasion and those who wanted a so-called ‘benevolent assimilation’. The incident tilted the… Continue reading IWA Joins Protest Action on the 117th Anniversary of Filipino-American War
International Women’s Alliance slammed the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement and the economic motivation behind militarization and war at the Lila Pilipina-GABRIELA protest action in Mendiola at the foot of the Malacanang Presidential Palace in Manila, Philippines to “welcome” Japan Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko on a visit to the country. The protest is GABRIELA’s kick-off campaign… Continue reading International Women’s Alliance joins Lila-Pilipina GABRIELA’s kick-off campaign towards March 8, International Women’s Day, highlighting the issue of comfort women and the growing military alliance between the US and Japan in the Asia Pacific
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
On its twenty years in existence, the World Trade Organization will hold its 10th WTO Ministerial Meeting slated this 15-18 December 2015 in Nairobi, Kenya led by the US, Japan and other industrialized countries in the European Union. These imperialist countries will again hail the international economic order and the neoliberal policies to maintain… Continue reading “FREE TRADE” IS A PLAGUE TO THE MASSES OF WORKING WOMEN OF THE WORLD – IWA
December 10, 2015 Statement on International Human Rights Day 2015 This is the demand of the International Women’s Alliance (IWA) on International Human Rights Day 2015 to highlight the situation of women who dared to stand up for their political beliefs, who risked the full force of state repression and who are now paying a… Continue reading FREE OUR SISTERS! FREE ALL POLITICAL PRISONERS! IWA Statement on International Human Rights Day 2015
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