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Iraq: vigil for peace

In solidarity with Iraqi women's organisations - who were meeting in Irbil, Northern Iraq - vigillers gathered on the steps of St Martin in-the-Fields in central London on 21 September - the UN Int

Women's "quiet revolution"

A quiet revolution took place at the Avery Hill campus of Greenwich University from 7 to 12 September, as the UK section of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) ho

Not a matter of interpretation

Once it was very clear that weapons of mass destruction did not exist in the country we had bombed, invaded and allowed to be systematically looted, and whose infrastructure we wrecked and whose so

Acting together for Iraqi widows

Act Together: Women's Action for Iraq, together with several other Iraqi and British women's organisations, artists and activists, organised a vigil on International Widows Day - 23 June -

Undercurrents, 'Broad Horizons'

Undercurrents 2006. £14; DVD; available by calling 01792 455900


Male violence: the leading cause of death for women worldwide

On Friday 25 November, more than 500 women marched in the evening through the streets of central London to protest against rape and male violence.

Carol J Adams, 'The Sexual Politics of Meat: A Feminist-Vegetarian Critical Theory'

Polity Press 1990; ISBN 0 74560 834 5; 256pp


Campaign Profile: Women in Black

Name: Women in Black

"Let us not forget"

It is now ten years since the Army of the Republic of Srpska, with the support of the regime of Slobodan Milosevic, killed more than 8,000 Bosniaks in and around Srebrenica.

A Women's Day for Peace?

Sandwiched between International Conscientious Objectors' Day (15 May), and International Day for Children as Victims of War (4 June), is another opportunity for action: 24 May, Internatio