In February, the WILPF DISARM/End War Issue Committee is launching our 2013 Campaign for a Nuclear Weapons Abolition Treaty. We will work closely with Reaching Critical Will to end our nation’s Faustian bargain.
You can be a significant part of building WILPF US as a dynamic organization! The ad hoc Bylaws Committee, having successfully completed the projects of its first 18 months of functioning, is seeking a few additional new members.
Coming out of the Women's Congress for Future Generations
WILPF changes the world by changing lives. Beginning with our own. We all know this to be true and, as president, I know this to be true at both the micro and macro levels. I am continually humbled by WILPF’s past and inspired by its future.
Dear WILPF US Members and Friends,
The assault on women's rights will never end until there is a legal foundation for women's claims of equality. End the war on women today. Tell the 113th Congress to halt the piecemeal erosion of women's rights by ratifying CEDAW in 2013.
BACKGROUND: Since enacted in 1984, this Rule accepted, illogically, the idea of on-site storage for at least 120 years of high-level radioactive waste at reactors, stored in indoor wet pools and outdoor dry casks. This faulty premise was rejected by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on June 8, 2012, when it ruled in favor of a coalition of states and environmental groups.
The Building the Beloved Community Issue Committee (BBC) is seeking WILPF members to join in advocacy work on issues embraced in this committee’s mandate.
Bill McKibben and 350.org have launched the Go Fossil Free—Divest From Fossil Fuels Campaign. After a summer of unforgiving drought, unprecedented Arctic melt, and Hurricane Sandy, McKibben is responding to the public’s pent-up desire to challenge the fossil fuel industry’s long-term grip on energy policy.