Women in Black…

…is a world-wide network of women committed to peace with justice and actively opposed to injustice, war, militarism and other forms of violence. As women experiencing these things in different ways in different regions of the world, we support each other’s movements.

An important focus is challenging the militarist policies of our own governments. We are not an organisation, but a means of communicating and a formula for action.

 

End impunity for “Blue Helmets”

In October 2000, the UN passed Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security. It aimed to protect women and girls – during conflict and afterwards, to recognize women’s rights and identify gender-specific crimes in order to protect women and girls from rape and other forms of sexual exploitation. The UN also aimed to end impunity for these crimesMore Info click here. 

Latest news

Edinburgh Women in Black
Published 12/4/2016 in Edinburgh
Women in Black Scotland started in 2001. There has been a vigil in Edinburgh every Saturday since 2004. We stand from 1-2pm at the East End of Princes... read more ❯

Edinburgh Vigils
Published 11/24/2016 in Edinburgh
Women in Black Scotland started in 2001. There has been a vigil in Edinburgh every Saturday since 2004. We stand from 1-2pm at the East End of Princes... read more ❯

Januar 2015
Published 1/12/2015 in Hamburg
Januar 2015 Wir sind entsetzt über die feigen und brutalen Morde in Frankreich. In Deutschland und auch anderswo in Europa werden neue Feindbilder konstruiert und sie wirken. Religion wird missbraucht um Gewalt zu begründen. Fremdenfeindlichkeit,  Rassismus, Marginalisierung und Ausgrenzung von Menschen mit muslimischem Hintergrund erlangen Zulauf und Zustimmung. Wir fordern unsere... read more ❯

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Published 1/11/2015 in Hamburg

European Conference of Women in Black, Leuven 2014
Published 8/11/2014 in Leuven
http://www.pbase.com/lievesnellings/eur_wib_conf_leuven_2014       HEAR THE NEW WORLD BREATHING… SHE IS COMING!   Over 100 Women in Black from 22 countries met in Leuven, Belgium, 1-3 May 2014 and discussed many challenges to our peace and human security in Europe, and of people around the world suffering the impacts of European economic and military policies. We listened to our... read more ❯

Vigil on March 29th 2013
Published 8/19/2013 in Utrecht
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Vigil on December 30th 2011
Published 8/19/2013 in Utrecht
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Vigilia contra la OTAN
Published 5/21/2012 in Sevilla
Las Mujeres de Negro de Sevilla hemos estado en una vigilia para manifestar nuestro rechazo a la cumbre de la OTAN en Chicago, justo cuando se cumplen 30 años de la adhesión de España a la misma. read more ❯

Manifiesto OTAN NO, cumbre Chicago
Published 5/21/2012 in Sevilla
Ahora más que nunca OTAN NO MUJERES DE NEGRO contra la guerra mujeresdenegro@lacasadelapaz.org usto cuando se cumplen 30 años de la adhesión de España a la OTAN, esta organización celebra este fin de semana una cumbre en Chicago. Como Mujeres de Negro contra la Guerra, denunciamos :   La permanencia de las tropas de la Alianza en Afganistán, cuyos fines no son otros que... read more ❯

Encuentro Europeo de la Red Internacional de Mujeres de Negro, Sevilla
Published 5/1/2012 in Sevilla
Sevilla, 28, 29 y 30 de Abril del 2012 "Mujeres de Negro" denuncian los abusos en los conflictos bélicos Denunciar las graves consecuencias de los conflictos bélicos pero también de las políticas militaristas de los gobiernos, y hacerlo desde la mirada de las Mujeres. Es el objetivo del movimiento pacifista Mujeres de Negro, que se fundó a finales de los años 80 en Israel.... read more ❯