Category Archives: National

AF3IRM Statement on Nigeria’s Missing Girls

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 3, 2014 CONDEMN THE KIDNAP, TRAFFIC, TORTURE AND MURDER OF WOMEN AND GIRLS IN NIGERIA AND THE GLOBE OVER AF3IRM condemns in the strongest words possible the kidnapping of over 300 Nigerian girls, their subsequent transit into Chad and Cameroon, and their sale at $12 each into forced marriage with strangers. AF3IRM extends its sympathy to the family, relatives and … Continue Reading ››

AF3IRM’s International Workers’ Day Statement 2014

MD2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 30, 2014 Contact: Barbra Ramos, National Communications Director [email protected] 323-813-4272 NATIONAL-- The women of AF3IRM take to the streets in six cities for May Day 2014, for International Workers’ Day, in solidarity with women workers here in the United States and abroad. In New York, Los Angeles, Oakland, Long Beach, Santa Ana, … Continue Reading ››

AF3IRM May Day 2014 Actions & Activities

AF3IRM will participate in marches and rallies from coast to coast for May Day/International Workers' Day! Thursday, May 1st, 2014 Los Angeles  | May Day March AF3IRM LA  will be marching with California Latinas for Reproductive Justice (CLRJ) 10am-2pm | Downtown Los Angeles March will start at the Chinatown Dragon Gates (Cesar Chavez St & Hill St) and end at the Federal Detention Center (Alameda … Continue Reading ››

Stand with Grace Victory: Supreme Court decision affirms mother’s right to pass family name to children!

For Immediate Release March 24, 2014 Contact: Ivy Quicho, AF3IRM LA [email protected] | 951-333-4306 NATIONAL-- AF3IRM and supporters of the Stand with Grace Coalition celebrate another win, as Grande’s right to pass her last name to her children is preserved. On March 5, 2014 the Philippine Supreme Court ruled that the, “Respondent’s [Antonio’s] position that the court can order the minors to use his … Continue Reading ››

AF3IRM’s 2014 International Working Women’s Day Statement

For Immediate Release March 7, 2014 Contact: Barbra Ramos, National Communications Director [email protected] (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 … Continue Reading ››