and War: reports of interest
project with much information
and Peace Action Groups: key links (with brief identification
from the sites)
Waging Peace: Organizations
Concerned with Women's Involvement in Peace Building Efforts
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom: the oldest women's
peace group -- 90 years of international action for peace
A project of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom,
the PeaceWomen Project monitors and works toward rapid and full
implementation of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 on
women, peace and security.
PeaceWomen has compiled information on organizations worldwide
working on women, peace and security issues. This section contains a
database of: (1) Women's organizations working for peace and justice
at the grassroots level, nationally, sub-regionally, regionally and
internationally; (2) UN programs in the field and at UN headquarters
working on women and/or peace; (3) Government programs specifically
on women and/or peace; (4) Countries' permanent missions to the UN.
Another project of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom,
Reaching Critical Will focuses on nuclear disarmament
CODEPINK is a women initiated grassroots peace and social justice
movement that seeks positive social change through proactive, creative
protest and non-violent direct action.
is an international women's human rights organization that works in
partnership with women's community-based groups in conflict areas worldwide.
The Feminist Peace Network is dedicated to building an enduring
peace, with the ending of violence towards women and children as a first
"The Women's Rights Division of Human Rights Watch fights against
the dehumanization and marginalization of women. We promote women's
equal rights and human dignity..."
Women's Human Rights Net http://www.whrnet.org/about.html
is a project of the Association
for Women's Rights in Development (AWID):
"Founded in 1997, WHRnet aims to provide reliable, comprehensive,
and timely information and analyses on women's human rights in English,
Spanish and French. WHRnet updates readers on women's human rights issues
and policy developments globally and provides information and analyses
that support advocacy actions. A team of regionally based content specialists
provides regular News, Interviews, Perspectives, Alert and Campaign
information, and Web Highlights..."
the Middle East:
Living Under Muslim Laws: website
with articles and analysis, see also their:
to interesting websites dealing with similar issues
an Israeli national feminist grassroots organization of Jewish and Palestinian
Israeli women working together for a genuine peace grounded in a just
resolution of the Israel-Palestine conflict, respect for human rights,
and an equal voice for Jewish and Arab women within Israeli society.
Jerusalem Center for Women
"Established in March 1994, the
Jerusalem Center for Women (JCW) is a Palestinian non-governmental women’s
center located in East Jerusalem. The Jerusalem Center for Women was founded
simultaneously with the Israeli women's center Bat Shalom located in West
Jerusalem. JCW and Bat Shalom carry out joint Palestinian-Israeli programs
through a coordinating body known as the Jerusalem Link. Although JCW
and Bat Shalom maintain close cooperation as sister organizations, the
two centers operate independently, maintaining executive and organizational
integrity. The joint initiative between JCW and Bat Shalom marks the first
time that Palestinian and Israeli organizations have worked so closely
for the advancement of women and human rights in the region, as well as
towards resolution of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict." more
is a one-woman act of sitting meditation toward peace. the list began
out of action against the talk of war on iraq. as we expand to this
site, we hope to educate and enlighten readers about issues that affect
this fragile planet and the life that depends on balance."
Check out this amazing effort, with its "great news stories, opinion,
analysis much more."
2003: Australian anti-war demonstration on a hillside near the northern
NSW beach town of Byron Bay.