Years of illegal military occupation, restriction of movement, blockades and destruction of homes has caused devastation to communities in the West Bank, East Jerusalem  and Gaza.  This is made worse by Israel’s plans to annex more land  in the illegally occupied Palestinian territories, Women in Black Israel Women in Black vigils originated in Jerusalem, Israel in […]

Women in Black in Israel; women in Gaza.


“More than five years of war have devastated the lives of tens of millions of Yemenis, brought state institutions to the verge of collapse and reversed development by decades. With the coronavirus pandemic, the urgency of reaching a negotiated political settlement to end the conflict has only grown. There are more than 2,000 confirmed cases […]

Yemen: Stop Arms Sales


at home… and in the rain, still standing, but now with no more than six of us allowed under new Covid-19 rules. Write to  Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab,  FCDO, King Charles Street London SW1A 2AH   (fcdo.correspondence@fcdo.gov.uk  ) urging that our government Support the global ceasefire, holding those who break ceasefires accountable Take  a lead in  […]

International Day of Peace 21 September



‘It isn’t enough to believe in peace. One must work at it.’ Eleanor Roosevelt (1884-1962) Find out more about the UN International Day of Peace here Support the UN Call for a Global Ceasefire: sign here Write to  Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab,  FCDO, King Charles Street London SW1A 2AH   (fcdo.correspondence@fcdo.gov.uk  ) urging that our government Support the global […]

International Day of Peace


Text and images for climate workshop
Women already face higher risks from the impact of climate change in situations of poverty, and the majority of the world’s poor are women. The effects of climate change – drought, desertification, erosion and flooding  – are hitting women and girls harder than anyone else, especially where women have low social, economic or political status.  The World […]

Women, war and climate crisis




Links to action and information Letter to Priti Patel: https://tinyurl.com/Asylum-Letter https://www.refugee-action.org.uk/ End Arms Sales: https://www.caat.org.uk/get-involved/act-now/stop-arming-saudi-petition

Solidarity with refugees



Wherever we are, we remember. While not all of us are able to vigil , many more women are now joining us at the Edith Cavell statue in central London.

Remembering Hiroshima and Nagasaki



Our focus this week and next is the 75th anniversary of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.  The world is still awash with nuclear weapons.  Some of us will vigil this evening at the Edith Cavell statue at 6.00pm On the anniversary of Hiroshima we urge the UK Government to sign the  Treaty on the […]

75 years: Remembering Hiroshima and Nagasaki