Christmas vigils 15 and 22 Dec
You could give a gift that will really help people in and from conflict zones. You could give a donation to a ‘peace organisation’. “Civilians, particularly women and children, account for the vast majority of those adversely affected by armed conflict.” UN Security Council Resolution 1325, 2000. In our vigils on 15 and 22 December […]

Give a Present for Peace this Christmas   Recently updated !


Women in Black vigil 1 December 2022 Palestinian rights
29 November, International day of Solidarity with the People of Israel and 10 December, UN Human Rights Day. Our vigils for 1st and 8th December 2022. There is no end to the 54 year Israeli Occupation which severely impacts on the lives of women and children.UN Security Council Resolution 242 obliged Israel to withdraw from […]

Justice for Palestinians   Recently updated !



On 17 and 24 November our vigil will focus on Violence against Women. You can read the text of our leflet here, or download it from the link below. Today we are standing, alongside women in many cities and countries, in protest against male violence against women. Nov 25 : International Day for the Elimination […]

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, 25 ...


Climate Crisis vigil
Droughts, floods, sea level rises and unpredictable weather events affect those least responsible for the climate crisis the most –the finance promised them is overdue.Global solidarity is vital to establish just solutions so no-one is left behind. There can be no climate justice without social and racial justice. To coincide with COP 26, this week […]

Climate Justice Exhibition


Vigil for UN Disarmament week
Women in Black will gather again this evening at 6.00pm at the Edith Cavell statue, Trafalgar Square. The focus for this evening is nuclear disarmament and a challenge to our government to sign and support the 2017 Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. Our message is here. You can also download the leaflet below. […]

UN Disarmament Week 24-30 October



Vigil on Palestine Oct21
There is no end to the 54-year Israeli Occupation which severely impacts the lives of women and children. UN Security Council Resolution 242, drafted by the UK, condemned acquiring territory by force and told Israel to withdraw from territories occupied in 1967. Israel has ignored this resolution and other demands of international law and continues […]

Only justice, equality and statehood for Palestinians can bring peace ...


internation al Day of Peace
No to all violence: No to the fist, no to the knife, no to the bomb 2 October is International Day of Nonviolence, introduced by the UN in 2007 to celebrate the birth date of Mahatma Gandhi (1869-1948) and the nonviolent campaigns he established to challenge racism and create an independence movement in India. As […]

International Day of Nonviolence


Women in Black (WiB) acknowledging the work of women peacemakers 21 September is the International Day of Peace, established in 1981 by the United Nations to strengthen the ideals of peace by observing 24 hours of nonviolence and ceasefire. Women around the world bring their skills and experiences of peace building to every level of […]

International Day for Peace



Vigil 150921 arms and afghanistan
Women in Black London say No More Arms Fairs in the UK at their vigil in central London tonight. –  This week the ExCeL Centre in London’s Docklands will host DSEI – Defence and Security Equipment International – one of the largest arms fairs in the world. Governments and military delegations will be browsing the […]

No more arms fairs