The NGO Committee on the Status of Women and others officially started Cities for CEDAW campaign in 2013. The US is one of few countries not to ratify CEDAW – the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women.
The idea for the MLK, Jr Walk, over the January 16-18 weekend, to oppose the Kinder Morgan pipeline was a sudden inspiration, when a lightbulb went off in my head on a short walk in mid-December opposing the same pipeline.
We are now in the midst of our West Coast tour campaigning for abolition of nuclear weapons and an end to war. We are actively promoting HR 1976, the only bill in Congress calling for abolition of nuclear weapons.
The final list of WILPF US candidates includes a choice for the office of president/co-president and a single candidate for each of the other board openings. You can join a call to hear them respond to some key questions.
WILPF welcomes members to participate in creating and carrying out our work. Find a committee to pursue your advocacy goals or work on governance. The monthly board calls are open to members as well. Not yet a member?