Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF)
1915-04-28 The Hague Netherlands
Founded at the International Women's Congress, whose president was Jane Addams (Nobel Peace Prize 1931), following activities of Ligue des femmes pour le désarmement universel, set up in 1896. Organizers of the founding Congress were members of International Suffrage Alliance, currently B-XB1152 - International Alliance of Women (IAW). Present title adopted at 2nd Congress, 1919. Constitution last amended in Brisbane (Australia) & online, Jul 2022.
Promote a world of permanent peace built on feminist foundations of freedom, justice, nonviolence, human rights, and equality for all, where people, the planet, and all its other inhabitants coexist and flourish in harmony; transform militarized mindsets; prevent violence through peaceful and gender-responsive means that address causes of conflict; replace systems of oppression with feminist alternatives that champion human rights, demilitarization, accountability, and restitution; promote a future where a just, ecological transition has been achieved; promote a powerful, inclusive, and intersectional feminist movement that connects peace activists and other social justice movements on a global scale as we pursue collective action for change.
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