Just in case you hadn’t heard, amazingly, the United Nations adopted the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons – that’s right, it’s a treaty to ban nuclear weapons!
Postings have been circulating on Facebook, and articles online around the world, about the plight of Ahed Tamimi, a sixteen-year-old Palestinian girl who lives in the West Bank. She has been imprisoned by the Israelis, along with her mother and other members of her family.
Time to Spring Forward with Earth Democracy and Corporations v Democracy from January to June. As we begin 2018 with branch meetings, issue and program committee and ONE WILPF calls, here’s what we are planning.
There is nothing like a good book and friends to put a smile on the face of a class of third graders!
Joan Bazar died peacefully late morning, Friday, December 22nd, at her home in California. Her daughters were with her.
WILPF leader Cindy Domingo is the recipient of the Asian Pacific Islander Community Leadership Foundation’s 2017 Kip Takuda Award for her outstanding contributions to the organization and the Asian Pacific Islander community.
2017 UN Programs participants and faculty gather in the UN General Assembly room prior to a panel presentation on women's economic empowerment at the Commission on the Status of Women. Shown: Eliza Garbutt, Melissa Torres, Barbara Nielsen, Dixie Hairston, Blanca Gerard, Caitlin Plummer, Rylan Flugence, Mikayla Varunok.
Because of recent concerns about North Korea; Fukushima; nuclear facilities in the paths of hurricanes, tornados and fires; and the hazards of transporting radioactive waste, Americans have nuclear weapons AND nuclear power on their minds much more than before.
The well-attended WILPF Fall Gathering was an opportunity for new and old members to meet each other and hear reports from Randa Solick who attended the 2017 Democracy Convention, and from the three members, Cappy Israel, D Nunns, and Nancy Glock-Gruenich, who attended the WILPF Congress.