In advance of his meeting with President Vladimir Putin, President Trump said to a reporter that the ultimate deal with Russia would be “no more nuclear weapons anywhere in the world.” Women’s Action for New Directions (WAND) agrees – but we’re not going to sit idly by and wait to see if President Trump can accomplish that goal on his own. Why? Because we know that the most successful moments in the history of nuclear disarmament have been in response to demands from civil society. More often than not, women have been at the center of these successful campaigns toward disarmament – and now is the time for us to do it again.
For anyone who hasn’t been closely following the topic of nuclear weapons for the last few decades, it may seem like daunting issue to get involved in now. Where do you start? What kind of information do you need to meaningfully engage on this issue? What can we even do about nuclear weapons, anyway?
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