“Covid is one more challenge we are having to deal with in a world that is historically brutal to women”

IWS' speech, read by Lavender Samuel at the SOLIDARITY IS NOT ENOUGH - IT IS ABOUT RESISTANCE demo on the International Day of the Elimination of Violence against Women* - 25th November 2020


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Abortion is the essence of every woman’s right to own her own body! – in solidarity with women in Poland

IWS speech at "Techno Procesja - if I Can't Dance, It's Not My Revolution" Demo by Dziewuchy Berlin on 7th November, 2020 in Berlin. Abortion is the essence of every woman’s right to own her own body! And we from the International Women Space stand in total solidarity with the women in Poland and totally against this newly near total ban of abortion in their country!


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Our fight against anti-semitism must be in the context of resistance against racism, capitalism and all forms of state violence.

Today is one year since the anti-semitic and racist terrorist attack in Halle  which cost Jana L. and Kevin S. their lives. The Aktionsbündnis Antirassismus -  of which IWS is a member - organised a memorial rally and demonstration together with joint plaintiffs in the Halle trial and the community of the Fraenkelufer Synagogue in Berlin. Here you can read our speech:


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The Statue of Peace in Berlin: For peace! Against sexualized violence!

The "comfort women" working group of the Korea Verband erected a Statue of Peace in Berlin-Moabit at the corner of Birkenstraße and Bremer Straße to raise awareness of the issue of sexualized violence. On Monday, September 28, 2020 at 3pm, the statue was officially inaugurated with a ceremony and speeches by, among others, district councillor Sabine Weißler (Bündnis 90/Die Grünen), Dr. Insa Eschebach, the former director of the Ravensbrück Memorial, and Dr. Kien Nghi Ha.


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#BlackLivesMatter and #LeaveNoOneBehind must be more than slogans – IWS Speech at #SoGehtSolidarisch – June 14

IWS was part of the Aktionsbündnis Antira at the #unteilbar - Band der Solidarität #SoGehtSolidarisch Demo on the 14th June in Berlin. Jennifer Kamau gave a speech:


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We will never stop to organize, to protest, to demand justice for those killed by racists | Aktionstag 8. Mai

Speech by Jennifer Kamau from International Women* Space at the Demo Aktionstag 8. Mai with Aktionsbündnis Antira - ABA: Today we are here to remember the 8th of May, the German liberation from the fascists. The victims in Hanau, of the NSU, the murder of Oury Jalloh, of Rita Awuor Ojunge and many other unsolved cases are here to show us that racism is a weapon of mass destruction.


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