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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. The Network has since expanded to include… Read more »

Okinawa

Okinawa Women Act Against Military Violence was formed in September 1995, following the rape of a 12-year-old girl by 3 US servicemen.  This group has held demonstrations and protests, organized letter writing campaigns, and brought their creativity and passion to protests and campaigns against the US military presence in Okinawa, which dates back to 1945… Read more »