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Activism and Peace Work
Raging Grannies International
Society: People: Women: Issues
Another Mother for Peace
- Non-profit, non-partisan association dedicated to eliminating the use of war as a means of solving disputes among nations, people and ideologies. Includes activities and a newsletter.
Code Pink: Tucson
- Arizona. Calendar of events, weblog, newsletter.
Code Pink: Women's Pre-emptive Strike for Peace
- Calls on women around the world to rise up and oppose the war in Iraq and future wars. Encourages all actions, from public education and free speech to nonviolent civil disobedience that can disrupt the progress toward war. Action alerts, sign-up for email updates, message board for women to share their experiences working for peace, vigil news, and upcoming events.
Congregation of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace
- Promoting social justice as a path to peace. International Roman Catholic religious congregation of women founded in 1884 to further the work of peace. History, mission, program information, reflections from imprisoned sisters, and links to related sites.
Grandmothers for Peace International
- Initially campaigning for peace and the abolition of all nuclear weapons, its work has expanded to include nuclear power; nuclear testing; the nuclearization and weaponization of space; global militarism; and other peace and justice issues that affect the human family. Offers action alerts and opportunities for "activism from home."
Ikuyo Conant Taiko Drummer
- Sensei Conant's statement about active engagement for peace and self worth. Includes photos and contact information.
The Lysistrata Project
- Promotes peace through economic justice. Dedicated to building community and, in particular, raising women's voices for peace. Articles, photos, action alerts, facts, and contact information for policymakers.
- Aims to enhance the visibility of women's peace efforts by creating a centralized repository of information that collects women's peace activities in the field, data bases of contacts, and campaign and outreach material.
Peace Women Across the Globe
- Works to connect and strengthen efforts worldwide. Includes projects, news, forum and events. [English, German, French, Spanish, Russian, Arabic, Chinese]
WAND: Women's Action For New Directions
- Empowers women to act politically to reduce violence and militarism, and redirect excessive military resources toward unmet human and environmental needs. Issues, events, news, fact sheets, weekly bulletins, and resources for activism.
Women in Black
- Not an organization, but a means of mobilization and a formula for action. Members stand in silent vigil to protest war, rape as a tool of war, ethnic cleansing, and human rights abuses all over the world.
Women Waging Peace Network
- Brings together women from diverse areas of conflict around the world to share peace building strategies, sharpen skills, and shape public policy. Mission, contact information, policy initiatives, and research center.
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom
- Founded in 1915, group works to achieve world disarmament, full rights for women, racial and economic justice, and an end to all forms of violence. Information on history of organization, campaigns, and internships.
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