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Celebrating the Bipartisan Women, Peace, and Security Act(Comments Off on Celebrating the Bipartisan Women, Peace, and Security Act)

October 10, 2017

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 […]

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Register for the 2017 WiLL/WAND Conference

From October 1-3, join the 2017 WiLL/WAND National Women’s Leadership Conference: “Women at the Tables of Power,” bringing women legislators and community leaders together from across America for three informative days of briefings with Congresswomen and policy experts, training with strategic communications experts, intimate networking dinners, and a Congressional Lobby Day and luncheon. Click here to register. Are you […]

International Women’s Day Takes on Special Meaning in Trump Era

International Women’s Day Takes on Special Meaning in Trump Era by Leah Barth, WAND DC Intern Throughout history, women have made considerable sacrifices to improve social, economic, and political structures around the world. Unfortunately, women’s accomplishments and struggles are repeatedly overlooked, and we rarely receive the recognition and compensation that we deserve. Although there have […]

#WomanCrushWednesday: The Women of #BlackLivesMatter

by Honora Gibbons, WAND Intern, Arlington, MA When many of us think of civil rights movements, our minds take us back to the 1960s, to boycotts, marches, and sit-ins. We mull over a list of names: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Fannie Lou Hammer, Malcolm X, or Rosa Parks. For those of us who have […]

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