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Webinar: Women, Peace and Security: Practical Guidance on Using Law to Empower Women

August 11, 2014 • Category: Events & Trainings, Women Peace and Security

Webinar Women, Peace and Security:  Practical Guidance on Using Law to Empower Women Tuesday, August 26, 2014 2:00 pm EDT International human rights principles and national laws provide powerful tools for advancing gender equality. The key is to know and understand these principles and use them strategically. A toolkit recently published by WAND’s Women, Peace, […]

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Budget Priorities»

August: WAND@Work

Welcome to the August newsletter! Click to navigate! Chapters Budget Priorities Nuclear Weapons   Women, Peace, and Security WiLL Update Meeting with Congress Events Donor Spotlight In Profile Nuclear Weapons Serious Weapons Get a Big Laugh On July 27, comedian John Oliver’s segment on his HBO show “Last Week Tonight” was devoted to nuclear weapons. […]

Congress Meets Community»

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 […]

Events & Trainings»

Webinar: Women, Peace and Security: Practical Guidance on Using Law to Empower Women

Webinar Women, Peace and Security:  Practical Guidance on Using Law to Empower Women Tuesday, August 26, 2014 2:00 pm EDT International human rights principles and national laws provide powerful tools for advancing gender equality. The key is to know and understand these principles and use them strategically. A toolkit recently published by WAND’s Women, Peace, […]

Membership»

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»

In Pursuit of Nuclear Zero

by Rawan Alkhatib, WAND Intern, Arlington, MA The capacity for human innovation is extraordinary. Our creative feats over a few decades have demonstrated astounding technological advancements that could hardly be imagined a century ago. Many would consider nuclear strength as an achievement that must forever be proudly and positively marked in the history of humankind. However, […]

WAND Bulletin»

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 […]

WAND In The Press»

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 […]

WAND News»

Call the White House: No Iraq War!

By now you’ve heard the news. We are bombing in Iraq.  President Obama announced that the United States is providing humanitarian aid and also authorized military strikes on Iraq. It is time to take action: Call the White House at 202.456.1111 before 5:00 EDT today! (If you miss today please call Monday morning!) The message […]

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»

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 […]

Women's Issues»

Thoughts for December 19th: Women, Peace, and Security Two Years Later

by Tanya Henderson, Esq., Public Policy Director Two years ago, the U.S. Administration took an extraordinary step forward to advance women’s role in leadership, peace-making, and building stable societies.  On December 19th, 2011, President Obama introduced the first-ever National Action Plan on Women, Peace, and Security (U.S. NAP). The goal of the U.S. NAP “is as simple […]

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