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September: WAND@Work

Welcome to the September newsletter! Click to navigate! Chapters Budget Priorities Nuclear Weapons   Women, Peace, and Security WiLL Update WAND’s Special Statement Events WAND’s Special Statement in Response to President Obama’s Speech on ISIS On Wednesday, September 10, President Obama addressed the nation on the upcoming policy his administration would bring to bear on the […]

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A New Set of Election Resources»

Election Resources

Election season is upon us. Please vote and encourage others to vote. To check your voter registration status and other voting information please see the link below. Register to vote here! In the coming months there will be many opportunities for you to encounter candidates at events and in other forums. These questions may help you […]

Budget Priorities»

September: WAND@Work

Welcome to the September newsletter! Click to navigate! Chapters Budget Priorities Nuclear Weapons   Women, Peace, and Security WiLL Update WAND’s Special Statement Events WAND’s Special Statement in Response to President Obama’s Speech on ISIS On Wednesday, September 10, President Obama addressed the nation on the upcoming policy his administration would bring to bear on the […]

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Launch of Women, Peace, and Security Toolkit

by Pia Furkan, WAND DC Intern On August 27, WAND, Women in International Security (WIIS), and the U.S. Institute of Peace (USIP) held an event to officially launch the toolkit entitled Women, Peace, and Security: Practical Guidance on Using Law to Empower Women in Post-Conflict Systems, authored by Julie Arostegui, WAND’s Women, Peace, and Security […]

Iran»

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, […]

Nuclear Weapons»

The Good and Bad Ways to Address Russian Aggression

by Erica Fein, WAND Nuclear Weapons Policy Director The ongoing Russia-Ukraine crisis has unleashed cries from a number of U.S. policymakers to take action. Some have suggested sending U.S. arms to Ukraine. Others have sought to play up the role of forward-deployed nuclear weapons to Europe. And still more propose severing U.S.-Russia areas of cooperation. […]

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WAND Response to President’s Sept. 10, 2014 Speech

We are horrified by the unfolding events in Iraq and Syria: beheadings of non-combatants – including American journalists – mass executions, and the rape and enslavement of women. These actions deserve a strong response from the international community. However, we are deeply concerned about the prospect of another protracted war. It would be naïve to […]

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May: WAND@Work

May WAND@Work Welcome to the May newsletter! Click to navigate! Chapters Budget Priorities Recent Events Women, Peace, and Security WiLL Update Nuclear Weapons Women, Peace, and Security For women and girls modern day conflict can mean widespread rape and gender-based violence and abduction for sexual slavery or as military combatants. Many are living in refugee […]

Women Peace and Security»

First Ever U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit Highlights the Importance of Investing in Women for Peace and Prosperity

By Julie L. Arostegui, J.D., Women, Peace and Security Policy Director This week, President Obama is hosting the first ever U.S.- Africa Leaders Summit. Leaders of 50 African states convened yesterday, August 4, in Washington, D.C. for a forum that will go until August 6 that aims to advance the Administration’s focus on trade and investment in […]

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