WILPF US e-newsletter. A monthly publication of the US Section of the
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom
Rise up and join women organizing for action at Congress 2017, hearing from the Commission on the Status of Women, celebrating International Women's Day, helping to 'End the Whole Nuclear Era' and solitary confinement torture, protecting our water commons.
Native Americans and indigenous peoples worldwide know water sustains life and is sacred. Their relationship with the natural world is unique. The Standing Rock Lakota opposition to the DAPL is to protect the sacredness of our water commons for all people.
The Charlottesville, VA City Council voted unanimously to oppose the Trump budget proposal because of its large increase in military spending. This is a great idea for Global Days of Action on Military Spending!
Since 2012, over 2,500 prisoners in California have been released from solitary into general prison population, and WILPF Santa Cruz continues the work to end solitary confinement, mass incarceration, and human rights abuses of currently and formerly incarcerated people.