A Proud History of Women Advocating for Peace
Safstrom, Sarah V., National NOW Times
As the United States government moved closer to the position that war with Iraq was their only solution, NOW and Code Pink, an anti-war organization run by women, worked hard to gain support for peaceful alternatives to the war-hungry Bush posture.
Women have a long history of taking a stand against militarism and the culture of violence. Many women have spoken up and influenced the war machine by founding organizations that encourage peaceful demonstrations and pacifist philosophies. While the legacy of women's peace movements over the last century is inspiring, it is not well known or well documented. The NO W Times presents here a piece of that history.
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Publication information: Article title: A Proud History of Women Advocating for Peace. Contributors: Safstrom, Sarah V. - Author. Magazine title: National NOW Times. Volume: 35. Issue: 1 Publication date: Spring 2003. Page number: 3. © National Organization for Women, Inc. Fall 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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