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

11 November is Remembrance Day in the UK, the day that the first world war ended in Europe. For too long ceremonies have remembered only the country’s own military dead, symbolised by red poppies. But gradually more and more people have worn the white poppy, the symbol of peace, in remebrance of all those, military […]

Remembering all who have been killed in all wars

For UN Disarmanent Week we called on the Prime Minister to cancel UK’s nuclear weapons programme and sign the 2017 Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.  

UN Disarmament Week 24-30 October