Tag Archives: International Working Women’s Day

AF3IRM: Now is the Time for the Feminist Uprising!

NATIONAL - This International Working Women’s Day and Women’s Month, AF3IRM raises the call for the Feminist Uprising! On Sunday, March 5th, we took to the streets of downtown Los Angeles with 3,000 people for our third straight International Women’s Day March and we will join the actions for the International Women’s Strike on March 8th with women in over 50 countries. We lead and participate in these militant actions and activities for this year’s Women’s Month, because as transnational women of color living in the United States today, we know that women’s resistance and leadership in the struggle … Continue Reading ››

SAVE THE DATE! IWD March in Los Angeles on March 8th!

IWD March 2015 SAVE-THE-DATE! This March 8th in Los Angeles, AF3IRM  & Ovarian Psyco-Cycles are hosting an INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY MARCH & RALLY to end the genocide of womankind. For more info on how to endorse, volunteer, and/or join AF3IRM, email losangeles@af3irm.org. More details to come!

AF3IRM LA’s Statement Supporting the Comfort Women Statue in Glendale, CA

Presented March 8th, 2014 in Glendale, CA  at the International Women's Day Comfort Women Press Conference organized by the Korean American Forum of America

AF3IRM is an anti-imperialist transnational feminist organization and we stand firmly with you all today in demanding a formal apology from the Japanese Government to the comfort women and to oppose the recent lawsuit against the City of Glendale that seeks removal of the comfort woman statue.

We stand here today on March 8th, especially, for International Women’s Day - which began as International Working Women’s Day, in recognition of the women workers in New York … Continue Reading ››

AF3IRM’s 2014 International Working Women’s Day Statement

For Immediate Release March 7, 2014 Contact: Barbra Ramos, National Communications Director af3irm@af3irm.org (323) 813-4272

On March 8th, more than any day, we, the women of AF3IRM, salute all women, their struggles, and their stories in honor of International Working Women’s Day and Women’s History Month. This day was born from the New York City women garment workers in 1857 and born again in 1908, and from their protests for workers’ rights and better working conditions. This day was born from their purposeful resistance and calls for revolution-- so on March 8th, AF3IRM joins with women around the world calling on the … Continue Reading ››

AF3IRM Los Angeles March 7th Event: “Bridging Stories Across Our Backs”

IWD2014dFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 4, 2014 Rachel Escosia & Gayle Palma, AF3IRM LA Coordinators losangeles@af3irm.org 310-913-0375 On March 7th, the Los Angeles chapter of AF3IRM will present “Bridging Stories Across Our Backs” – a night of political art, poetry, hip hop, dance, and song by women of the transnational Los Angeles community. As we celebrate 25 years of struggle and sisterhood, we invite all freedom-loving people to join us on International Working Women’s Day. We will come together to celebrate our personal and collective histories and stories, and in the protest spirit of March 8th, strengthen … Continue Reading ››