Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF)
1915-04-28 The Hague Netherlands
Founded 28 Apr 1915, The Hague (Netherlands), at International Women's Congress, whose president was Jane Addams (Nobel Peace Prize 1931), as International Women's Committee for a Durable Peace, also referred to as International Committee of Women for Permanent Peace, following activities of Ligue des femmes pour le désarmement universel, set up 1896, subsequently Alliance universelle des femmes pour la paix. Organizers of the founding Congress were members of 'International Suffrage Alliance', currently B-XB1152 - International Alliance of Women (IAW). WILPF was also sometimes referred to in French as Pour la paix par l'éducation. Present title adopted at 2nd Congress, 1919, Zurich (Switzerland). Former titles in other languages: Ligue internationale de femmes pour la paix et la liberté (LIFPL) -- Liga Internacional de Mujeres pro la Paz y la Libertad (LIMPL) -- Internationale Frauenliga für Frieden und Freiheit (IFFF) -- Internationella Kvinnoförbundet för Fred och Frihet (IKFF) Constitution amended Jul 1989, Sydney (Australia).
Achieve feminist peace by addressing root causes of violence with a feminist lens and by mobilizing for non-violent action.
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