London WiBs have had a week of anguished discussions about whether or not to continue with our weekly vigils. We have decided that it is best if we no longer have our weekly vigils – in order to stay healthy and ready for when we can do it again. We will try to take small […]

Virtual Vigils

Women holding banners at WiB Vigil
We were joined this week (26 February) by students from SOAS (School of Oriental and African Studies), who were a very welcome addition to our vigil. We also received a rather disengenous reply from the government. Although they say “The Government remains fully committed to complying twith the 20 June 2019 Court Order”, fails to […]

Stop Arms Sales to Saudi

This week – 12 March – and for the next two weeks, we’re continuing to protest about the continued sales of UK-manufactured arms to Saudi Arabia. Read our leaflet to find out why.

Stop Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia

Our regular monthly vigil for justice and peace for Palestinians took place a few days after the “plan” announced by Trump and Netanyahu, written by Trump’s son-in-law without any consultation with Palestinians or their representatives. This “deal” tramples over the rights of Palestinians; attempts to legitimise the Occupation and unlawful Israeli settlements, condemned by the […]

No to Trump’s “deal” for Palestinians

Following the December 2019 General Election we made a to-do list for the new government. We highlighted some of our priority issues for the new Conservative government to act upon.

Demanding our government works for peace

This week we resumed our monthly vigils highlighting the continuing situation for Palestinians living under the occupation. We are calling on our owgovernment to use all means in its power to influence the Israeli Government to redirect its policies towards ending the Occupation, renewing negotiation with Palestinian leaders for a just peace settlement, affording statehood […]

Justice and Freedom for Palestinians

With an election called for 12 December Women in Black are on the streets encouraging people to vote against war, militarism and violence and for peace…. and to ask their candidates some searching questions about their positions on arms sales, nuclear weapons and other issues which have been buried under the political rhetoric.

Vigils 4 and 11 December – Don’t vote for militarism ...

From the International Day against Violence against Women on 25 November until 10 December, International Human Rights Day, women all over the world will be protesting violence against women in all its forms. Women in Black this year, as always, highlight the continuum of violence in both peace and war.

Sixteen Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence