Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) - Switzerland

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On 23 May 2012, the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) held an event at the Human Rights Council which focused on the UK Universal Periodic Review. The event 'Upholding Human Rights: The Link Between Security and Social Economic Rights' highlighted UK policies on defence, security, and the arms trade. Moderated byWILPF Secretary-General Madeleine Rees, panelists included Rebecca Johnson, of the Acronym Institute; Ceri Goddard, of the Fawcett Institute; and Rebecca Gerome of the IANSA Women’s Network.

From 31 July to 3 August women campaigners from all over the world gathered at the International Congress of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF).

The Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom calls for a cessation of any trading or supplying of arms into Syria

The Women International League for Peace and Freedom launched the 2010-2020 African Women decade on the 31st July in London.

Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) of Costa Rica has initiated a petition demanding an embargo on the shipment of weapons to Latin America and the declaration of Latin America as an arms-free zone.

The new reality-based comic book “A Helping hand” takes readers inside the world of Swedish arms exports and the global arms trade.