Women In Black

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Women in Black "is an international peace network. Women in Black is not an organization, but a means of mobilization and a formula for action. Women in Black vigils were started in Israel in 1988 by women protesting against Israel's Occupation of the West Bank and Gaza. Women in Black has developed in the United States, England, Italy, Spain, Azerbaijan and in FR Yugoslavia, where women in Belgrade have stood in weekly vigils since 1991 to protest war and the Serbian regime's policies of nationalist aggression. Women in Black New York have been standing in solidarity with the women of Belgrade since 1993." [1]

In 2001 they received the Millennium Peace Prize. [2]


Web: http://www.womeninblack.net

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  1. Our Mission, Women In Black, accessed September 17, 2007.
  2. Millennium Peace Prize, Women in Black, accessed September 17, 2007.
  3. Luisa Morgantini, Better World, accessed September 17, 2007.