WILPFWomen's International League for Peace and Freedom
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For a country that has almost 65 percent of its population under the age of 35, it seems ironic that India did not have a Young WILPF branch.
Following up on their action plan proposed in 2006, they set goals for building Y-WILPF and WILPF.
At the end of September 2016, I was very fortunate to attend the World Beyond War Conference, "No War: Real Security, without Terrorism" (#NoWar2016), in Washington, DC, with WILPF members from various branches, including the WILPF US President, Mary Hanson Harrison, and WILPF International President, Kozue Akibayashi.
WILPF continues to call for a world where war is unthinkable and security is not through militarized means.
Though your regular donation may be small, it means a lot for WILPF US to be able to count on those donations coming in throughout the year.
Our Congress in Santa Cruz Bolivia was another chapter in the WILPF story.
The monthly ONE WILPF CALL emerged from the 2015 branch survey, and members are finding it an increasingly powerful tool for connecting branches, new members, and at-large members and for exchanging ideas, collaborating on strategy, and strengthening ties to each other.
On Extraordinary Rendition and Guantanamo Bay: WILPF strongly condemns the practice of extraordinary rendition by the United States of America and other complicit governments, and calls for an end to this practice and the closure of all the secret prisons as well as the closure of the US prison in Guantanamo Bay.
The first $15 of each member's dues goes immediately to International WILPF, leaving WILPF US with just $20 a year, per member, for administrative and operating expenses.
I believe firmly that it is incumbent on WILPF members to analyze honestly and courageously the causes and effects of today's conflicts and of the many global problems if the organisation is to abide by its Constitution and be true to its aims "to study and make known and help abolish the political, social, economic and psychological causes of war and to work for a constructive peace.
WILPF US had the pleasure of hosting International WILPF President Kozue Akibayashi in September, both before and after the World Beyond War conference in Washington, DC, where she was one of the presenters.
WILPF is an international non governmental organization (NGO) with National Section in 35 countries, covering all continents.