Trade Justice Movement comments on Brexit; WILPF is a member of the Movement

The full statement, online from the Trade Justice Movement here, concludes by stating, “The fight for trade justice is now more important than ever. The Trade Justice Movement will be working with members and allies to develop a clear, progressive vision for […]

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Joint statement by WILPF and the Network of Eritrean Women

In March 2016, the UK’s Network of Eritrean Women released a statement in partnership with WILPF International, at the Human Rights Council meeting, asking the international community to take concrete actions to improve the human rights of women in Eritrea. […]

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WILPF condemns the killing of MP Jo Cox

The news of the death of the British Member of Parliament Jo Cox, a 41 year old mother of two and a wife, has shocked the world. In the early afternoon, when Cox was leaving her constituency office in Birstall, England, […]

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Gender, war and peace

Gender, war and peace

In this TEDxLausanne talk, Madeleine Rees examines gender and how the intersection of political economy, militarism and the multi lateral system, have undermined the promise of the Charter and Human Rights, and explores what we must do to reclaim it.

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Scottish WILPF submission to UN nuclear disarmament talks

Scottish WILPF member Janet Fenton gave evidence at the latest UN Open Ended Working Group: Taking Forward Multilateral Nuclear Disarmament Negotiations in Geneva on 9 May 2016. She said, “Acceleration of climate change and the ongoing environmental degradation constitute profound challenges for our […]

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