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URGENT APPEAL

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

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Forest Investment Program: Additional conflicts and problems to people in Indonesia

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

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Commemmorate March 8: Wear a Purple Armband

Tomorrow, March 8, we call on the women of the world to wear a purple armband to commemorate the International Working Women’s Day, and to show our resistance to the capitalist crisis, militarization and war! End imperialist wars of aggression and intervention! Genuine land reform now! Stop systemic violence against women! Free all political prisoners… Continue reading Commemmorate March 8: Wear a Purple Armband