WILPF UK and Greater Manchester CND collaborate to bring TPNW Lobby Training Day to Manchester

On Saturday 8th of September WILPF UK and GMDCND hosted a TPNW training day to develop participants’ lobbying and negotiation skills. Our aim was to give attendees the confidence to lobby their MPs to sign ICAN’s Parliamentary Pledge (a serious […]

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Five Reasons Nuclear Weapons are a Feminist Issue

‘Banning nuclear weapons can be an act of challenging the patriarchy and building space for a new alternative approach to politics, including feminism’ – Ray Acheson, Director of WILPF’s disarmament programme Reaching Critical Will 7th of July 2018 marked the […]

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Anne as remembered by Paula Shaw

UK WILPF is not the same without Anne. I have only been active in WILPF for the last 4 years but during that time Anne and I worked very closely, and I always felt safer and happier when Anne advised […]

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EWL Economics – Military Spending

Read Taniel Yusef’s, UK WILPF Executive Committee and WILPF International Board member, blog on military spending.  The drive towards militarism further entrenches patriarchal structures, binary gendered divisions and violent ideals around masculinity in contrast with a vulnerable and victimised woman.  […]

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Anne Scott Obituary

Anne Scott Anne Scott was a kind and generous woman who regularly made and gave away organic blackcurrant jam, birthday and wedding cakes, quilts for babies and brought home-made apple cake to lighten committee meetings.  She also used her considerable […]

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