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A Special Message from WAND Interim Executive Director Nancy Parrish(Comments Off on A Special Message from WAND Interim Executive Director Nancy Parrish)

November 30, 2017

Dear friends, colleagues, and allies, As we savor the Thanksgiving holiday and the joy of traditions shared with family and friends, the staff of WAND and WiLL want to reach out and let you know how thankful we are for you. Your support of WAND this year – whether you signed a petition, wrote to your […]

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Women Strike for Peace — Again: A Call to Action

“We were worried. We were indignant. We were angry. The Soviet Union and the U.S.A were accusing each other of having broken a moratorium on nuclear testing. What matter who broke it when everyone’s children would fall victim to radioactive Strontium 90?… Perhaps, we told ourselves that night, in the face of male ‘logic,’ which […]

Celebrating the Bipartisan Women, Peace, and Security Act

WAND welcomes the Women Peace and Security Act (WPS Act) signed into law on October 6, 2017. The enactment of this extraordinary bipartisan legislation requires the United States to develop a comprehensive strategy to increase and strengthen women’s participation in peace negotiations and conflict prevention. The evidence is clear: when it comes to peace and […]

Unfinished Business: WAND at UN Entry Into Force Conference of the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty (CTBT)

On Wednesday September 20, I was extremely honored to go to the United Nations to deliver the NGO statement at the Article XIV Entry Into Force Conference of the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty (CTBT).  The CTBT is a treaty to permanently ban all nuclear weapons test explosions. Such a ban has been sought since the […]


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