Lend your support and solidarity to Korean people and women’s movements

Campaigns, Events
  In light of today's disappointing announcement that American President Donald Trump has cancelled next month's Korean peace summit, it is more important than ever to lend your support and solidarity to Korean people and women's movements. Join feminist activist, Gloria Steinem, and Nobel peace laureate Mairead Maguire, by sharing in the call for a lasting peaceful resolution that includes the voices of women in the process! TAKE ACTION by tweeting a picture of yourself with one of our posters and showing your support with the hashtag. Down Load Poster Here
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Events, Korea
Women security experts in South Korea to strengthen Korea peace process Press Conference Time: 11:00AM - May 23, 2018 Where: Franciscan Education Center, 17 Jeong-dong, Jung-gu Who: Mairead Maguire, Christine Ahn, Jeong-ae Ahn-Kim, Miran Jung Women need to be part of the Korea peace process. That is the message of the 30 women security experts, peace activists and women’s rights organizations gathering in South Korea from May 23-26, 2018. Led by Nobel Peace Laureate Mairead Maguire and Women Cross DMZ founder Christine Ahn, the all-women delegation has arrived in Seoul to support the historic peace process between the two Koreas and to ensure that the outcome of the Trump-Kim Summit in Singapore is a Korea Peace Treaty. “I am deeply moved to be here in Seoul to stand in solidarity…
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Genocide In Myanmar/Burma

#RohingyaWomen, Campaigns, Events, Genocide In Myanmar/Burma
All Welcome To The Peace House An Evening With Dr Zarni - Thursday 12th April 7-9pm Looking At Genocide In Myanmar/Burma   Dr Zarni is a scholar, educator and human rights activist with 30-years of involvement in the Burmese political affairs, Zarni has been denounced as an "enemy of the State" for his opposition to the Myanmar genocide. He is the co-author (with Natalie Brinham) of the first-academic study of Rohingya persecution using the genocide framework, “The Slow Burning Genocide of Myanmar's Rohingyas” (Pacific Rim Law and Policy Journal, Spring 2014), and more recently, “Reworking the Colonial-Era Indian Peril: Myanmar's State-Directed Persecution of Rohingyas and Other Muslims” (The Brown Journal of World Affairs, Fall/Winter 2017/18). As a student in the US, Zarni founded and led the Free Burma Coalition (1995-2004). Zarni has…
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International Women’s Day 2018

Events, International Women’s Day 2018
Today in Belfast there was an unveiling at shankill Road Methodist church of a plague to Sadie Patterson from the The Ulster History Circle.  This plague to Sadie Patterson was unveiled by baroness May Blood on International Women’s Day 2018. [caption id="attachment_1364" align="alignnone" width="248"] Sadie Patterson was in the Peace People in the early days and has spent her life working for peace.[/caption]
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Standing with #RohingyaWomen: Press Conference Today

#RohingyaWomen, Campaigns, Events, Press Releases
Nobel Women Delegation 2018, held a press conference today in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Nobel peace laureates Tawakkol Karman, Shirin Ebadi and Mairead Maguire, addressed what they have heard and witnessed during their visit to Rohingya refugee camps near Cox's Bazar and the no man's land between the Bangladeshi and Burmese border. They called for an immediate end to the Rohingya genocide in Burma, and for sister laureate, Aung San Suu Kyi, to put an end to the persecution of the Rohingya people or face prosecution herself at the International Criminal Court. Watch the Press Conference Below: [embed]https://www.facebook.com/nobelwomen/videos/10156119712676737/?fref=mentions[/embed]
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