The Working Groups can establish sub-groups if they identify the need for that to make the work more effective. The members of the Working Groups should be prepared to spend a lot of time to ensure that the groups are effective and – in the end - contribute to the 100th anniversary with concrete, hands-on activities and outcomes.
Many WILPFers are active on multiple political, economic and cultural issues—yet they may not be active in WILPF. Also, some WILPFers want to be active, but they don't have the situation locally to do so. This is your invitation—no, your exhortation—to apply to become a national-level WILPF volunteer!
In WILPF on tax day, April 15, every member and every branch needs to find a way to speak out on shifting national spending from wars to human needs, rights and security.
Clacking castanets in Madrid’s central square, 74 international members of WILPF chanted “Peace and Freedom . . . No War . . . the World We Want!” The Spanish Section hosted February’s International Board meeting and choreographed our flash mob. Activists from 27 nations shared ideas and experiences during three days of intense work.
As part of an over 70 person delegation from 25 countries, WILPF brought 6 Local2Global and 15 Practicum in Advocacy participants to the 57th United Nations (UN) Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) in New York this March, where the focus was the elimination of violence against women and girls.
Inspired after attending the Women’s Congress for Future Generations in Moab, Utah last September, Randa Solick, Mathilde Rand, Jean Hays, and Nancy Price, all from California, have launched the Earth Democracy California Tour to bring the concept of Guardianship for Future Generations and Rights and Responsibilities of Present Generations to the California WILPF Branches. Guardianship for Future Generations is the framing principle we are using to bring the work of Earth Democracy’s four sub-committees together.
On Monday, February 11, the "We the People" amendment was introduced in Congress, thanks to the efforts of US Representatives Rick Nolan (D-MN) and Mark Pocan (D-WI).
Friends in WILPF and other organizations, we invite you and your colleagues to consider participating in a campaign to challenge US development and use of “Unmanned Aerial Vehicles,” more commonly known as drones, for military and surveillance purposes.
Hiroshima, Nagasaki, Fukushima: We Need Our Nuclear Free Future Now! March 11 is the second anniversary of the initial Fukushima disaster. The tragedy continues. The disaster is not done.
The Norwegian Nobel Committee has conveyed the International Peace Bureau's nomination of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom for a Nobel Peace Prize 2013!