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WAND Supports Extension of Iran Nuclear Negotiations

July 21, 2014 • Category: Nuclear Weapons, WAND News

On July 18, 2014, key world powers and Iran agreed to extend by four months negotiations over an accord that will ensure that Iran’s nuclear program cannot be used to build a nuclear bomb. WAND supports this extension. Six months ago, the clock began on an historic deal between Iran and the P5+1 (U.S., UK, Russia, […]

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July: WAND@Work

July WAND@Work Welcome to the June newsletter! Join us as we welcome new staff and bring you the latest from the National Defense Authorization Act! Click to navigate! Chapters Budget Priorities Nuclear Weapons   Women, Peace, and Security WiLL Update Boards Events Nuclear Weapons Iran Diplomacy works! As the July 20 soft deadline approaches for […]

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Georgia WAND meets with Congressman Hank Johnson

Thank you to Georgia WAND for providing this great report on their recent trip to see Congressman Hank Johnson! Read more about all of their work at www.gawand.org. On Thursday, April 4, Georgia WAND and constituents from Georgia’s fourth Congressional District met with Congressman Hank Johnson. In attendance were Georgia WAND member and former DeKalb […]

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Webinar: The Nuclear Zero Lawsuits: Why the tiny Marshall Islands took on the Nuclear Nine

Webinar The Nuclear Zero Lawsuits: Why the Tiny Marshall Islands Took on the Nuclear Nine Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at 3pm EDT On the anniversary of the U.S. nuclear bombing of Hiroshima, please join Women’s Action for New Directions and the NuclearZero.org consortium to learn about the latest grassroots disarmament movement. On April 24, 2014, […]

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Improving the State of the Union

The State of the Union speech is an opening salvo to the presidential election and Congressional debate. Soon the President will be sending his budget request to the Congress for the coming Fiscal Year 2013. The budget is the detailed brass tacks version of the “state of the union” and our nation’s priorities. The full […]

Nuclear Weapons»

WAND Supports Extension of Iran Nuclear Negotiations

On July 18, 2014, key world powers and Iran agreed to extend by four months negotiations over an accord that will ensure that Iran’s nuclear program cannot be used to build a nuclear bomb. WAND supports this extension. Six months ago, the clock began on an historic deal between Iran and the P5+1 (U.S., UK, Russia, […]

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March: WAND@Work

    Budget Priorities March 2014 Budget On Tuesday, the Administration unveiled its $3.9 Trillion Budget Request for the coming Fiscal Year 2015 which begins October 1 of 2014. WAND has long emphasized that this is not just a collection of numbers, but really a reflection of our nation’s values. Our budget priorities lay the path defining […]

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Press Release: Shut Down the Shutdown

100 Women State Legislators Gather in DC to Call on Congress to “Shut Down the Shutdown” Government shutdown would hurt elderly, children and veteran constituents For Immediate Release: Date: September 30, 2013 Contact: Jessie Calkins, Communications Officer Phone: (781) 643-6740 Email: jcalkins@wand.org WASHINGTON, DC– With a government shutdown imminent, one hundred women legislators and one […]

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July 14: A Day of Celebrations and a Young Girl Who Has Inspired the World

Image Credit: A post by shepherdsongs on Tumblr, as seen at the at the Avis Frank Gallery, 1606 White Oak Dr., Houston, TX 77009 by Julie L. Arostegui, Women, Peace and Security Policy Director Today people around the world are celebrating. Some are celebrating Germany’s defeat over Argentina to win its first World Cup title since reunification (sorry Argentina […]

War in Afghanistan»

WAND Board Statement on Afghanistan

Adopted August 2013 by the WAND Education Fund and WAND, Inc. National Boards of Directors SUMMARY In 2009, WAND Education Fund and WAND, Inc. stated that it could support additional forces in Afghanistan only if specific action steps and principles were implemented; security for Afghan women and girls, a reallocation of military spending to healthcare, […]

Women Peace and Security»

Combating Violence and Discrimination Against Women

On June 24, 2014 Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) held a Senate Foreign Relations Sub-Committee hearing on Combating Violence and Discrimination Against Women Globally.  Ending gender-based violence must be a priority in U.S. foreign policy. Countries that have the most discrimination and gender-based violence are the least stable and present the greatest security risks.  Ending discrimination […]

Women's Issues»

On Women’s Equality Day, Congress far from Equal

Written by Elizabeth Holland Today, August 26, is Women’s Equality Day. The date commemorates the passage of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution in 1920, granting women the right to vote, and has been proclaimed by the President and Congress each year since 1971. Surely women have made important and substantial gains in the […]

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