March 8, 5 p.m.: Celebrate International Women's Day with Madeleine Rees, WILPF Secretary General, former Head of the Women's Rights Unit of OHCHR and the attorney who challenged private military contractors for perpetrating human trafficking in Bosnia.
WILPF U.S. has been busier than ever. Sisters (and brothers) joined across the nation to carry out a vision of a transformed world at peace, where there is racial, social, and economic justice for all people everywhere.
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
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.
Because drones are the new weapon of warfare, used by the U.S., Britain, and Israel, we are asking WILPF Branches and members to take action against the use of drones in warfare.
The United Nations First Committee just voted on a fourth resolution regarding the Effects of the Use of Armaments and Ammunitions Containing Depleted Uranium (DU). The text reiterates the U.N Environment Program's repeated request for a precautionary approach to these weapons and 138 countries supported the vote on November 5.
Get involved with DISARM/End Wars! What better way to spend our time than building a better world for our children, grandchildren and generations to come?
In late September, four California members of the Earth Democracy Leadership Team – Jean Hays, Fresno; Randa Solick and Mathilda Rand, Santa Cruz; and Nancy Price, Davis – attended the first “Women’s Congress for Future Generations” in Moab, Utah.
The 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence is an annual global campaign from November 25, International Day Against Violence Against Women, through December 10, International Human Rights Day. The 2012 16 Days Campaign will continue with the global theme, "From Peace in the Home to Peace in the World: Let's Challenge Militarism and End Violence Against Women!"