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Challenging Militarized Responses & Militarism in the Time of Coronavirus: An International Feminist Teach-In (Parts 1 & 2)

Part 1 features conversations with women activists from the International Womenʻs Network Against Militarism on how coronavirus is affecting their countries, particularly its impacts on militarized communities.  Secondly, the speakers discuss their strategies & visions for demilitarization and women-led peace-building in their country and regions.  Listen to Maria Pumarejo-Reinat (Puerto Rico), hosts Margo Okazawa-Rey & Gwyn… Read more »

Statement from Okinawa Gathering, June 2017

Final Statement from Okinawa Gathering, June 2017 “Challenging Militarism and Creating a Sustainable Future” International Women’s Network Against Militarism 9th Meeting — Okinawa, June 22-26, 2017 Final Statement Twenty years ago, women from South Korea, the Philippines, Okinawa, Japan, and the United States gathered in Okinawa to form a network of solidarity against US militarism…. Read more »

U.S.

Women for Genuine Security Women for Genuine Security (WGS) is the U.S.-based partner of the International Women’s Network Against Militarism.  We promote genuine security based on justice and respect for others across difference, and an economy that meets people’s needs, especially women and children. We work transnationally toward the creation of a society free of militarism, violence, and all forms of… Read more »