WiB London

Statement from Women in Black, Madrid, 30 March 2020 en español abajo ♀ Invest less in military spending and more in education and health. With what we spent on a Eurofighter fighter plane, we could build two hospitals or 25 schools. We must reduce spending on social and military control, reduce its accumulated debt and […]

It is not a war but a health emergency

4 January 2020 in London On 4 January, London Women in Black will commemorate and celebrate Cynthia Cockburn, beloved friend, sister, mother, grandmother and a pillar of Women in Black. We plan an afternoon of reminiscences, readings from some of Cynthia’s books, and songs she loved writing and singing, led by the Raised Voices choir, […]

Celebrating Cynthia

The international Women in Black gathering in Armenia has sadly been postponed due to the Corona virus pandemic. At the present time, it is impossible to know whether the gathering will take place later this year, or whether it will have to be delayed until next year. We will update this space when a decision […]

International WiB Gathering Armenia

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 […]

End impunity for “Blue Helmets”

  Colombia – 16 al 23 de agosto de 2010 –   Somos nosotras quienes seguimos sufriendo los estragos de la guerra en lo social, político, psicológico, físico, económico y cultural; nuestro cuerpo es considerado botín de guerra; somos tratadas como objeto y esclavizadas por el sistema. Igualmente la guerra ha agudizado la violencia, la […]

Encuentro de Mujeres y Pueblos de las Américas contra la ...