Michelle Bachelet to be new UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

Michelle Bachelet has been unanimously been appointed by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights by the UN General Assembly. Bachelet is a prominent women’s rights advocate and was the first ever woman President of Chile. She is a strong choice […]

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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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Young UK WILPF member raising funds for Voices Beyond Divisions musical project

Asha Parkinson, and other students from the Purcell School of Music, are raising funds on Crowd Funder for their project Voices Beyond Divisions bringing children together from a mix of faith and non-faith backgrounds to sing for peace in the […]

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Instead of bombs, send aid: WILPF members take part in vigil against UK bombing in Syria

WILPF members took part in the weekly Women In Black vigil in central London. At the latest vigil, members protested the UK bombing of Syria, instead asking the government to send aid to Syrian women civil society activists.

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