WiB London

The bi-annual  Defence & Security Equipment International (DSEI)  arms fair is due to be held at the London EXCEL centre between 12 – 15 September. It brings together 1,700+ arms companies who promote their lethal wares to an expected 36,000+ attendees from around the world.  The event is supported by the Ministry of Defence and […]

Two months to STOP the London Arms Fair

This history of Women in Black, begun by Cynthia Cockburn in 2018 and completed, after her death in 2019, by Sue Finch, is now available to order online through Amazon (details below). Women in Black starts with the origins of the network in Israel during the second intifada and concludes with the war in Armenia, […]

A History of Women in Black

  Increased  violence and injustice  against children and families in Palestine. 2022 was a ‘deadly year for children in Palestine’, according to the human rights group Defence for Children International. Israeli forces and settlers shot and killed 36 Palestinian children with live ammunition in the occupied West Bank.  In addition, 17 Palestinian children were killed […]

Justice for Palestinians

A world at war needs your gift of peace Global military spending in 2021 reached US$ 2113 billion, exceeding $2 trillion for the first time, the equivalent of, $268 per person.  UK military spending for 2022-3 is  £48.6 billion.  In addition the UK gave £2.3 billion of military assistance to Ukraine and more is promised. […]

Give a present for Peace this Christmas

Women in Black are very worried about our sisters in Armenia, who – yet again- are living through another period of armed conflict. Just after midnight on 13 September 2022, Azerbaijan launched a major attack against Armenia and began shelling towns and villages in south Armenia, using high-calibre firearms, artillery and drones. By the end […]

Supporting Women in Black Armenia