As one of the world’s largest arms fairs takes place in London, Women in Black are asking Londoners and visitors to the city, to show their opposition. The Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) is heavily subsidized by the UK government, which uses it to promote the sale of UK-manufactured arms to countries at war […]
Women in Black in London’s vigil this week focuses on the UN, which is expected to vote to start multilateral negotiations on a new treaty that will make the use, deployment, manufacture and possession of nuclear weapons illegal and require the elimination of existing arsenals, including the UK’s Trident nuclear weapons system. [Our leaflet will […]
Over the last month WIB-London has been lucky enough to have a wonderful volunteer to help us with our work. She’s sorted out our collection of banners and placards, made a new leaflet (see below)and taken it around to women’s meetings and wherever likely WiBs might be, she made us a new Facebook page, and […]
With an updated leaflet, we held two vigils calling for the end to the UK’s Trident nuclear weapons system, on 1 and 22 July.
Back to one of our regular themes:despite the massive opposition to renewing”our” nuclear weapons system, the government persists with going ahead, whilst proposing masive cuts in public expenditure on essential services.