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Why We Shouldn’t Dismiss the Trump-Kim Summits

In an op-ed for TIME magazine, Christine Ahn, Abigail Disney, Suzy Kim, Gloria Steinem, and Jody Williams explain why we’re in a critical moment for peace.

A Message of Peace from Around the World

On July 27, the 66th anniversary of the signing of the Armistice Agreement, we joined with other peace-loving people around the world to highlight the ongoing war and the need for peace.

Why Do We Need a Peace Agreement?

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Women Cross DMZ is a global movement of women mobilizing for peace on the Korean Peninsula.

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Prominent Feminist Gloria Steinem and Women Leaders to Call for an End to the Korean War at the DMZ and Near U.S. Embassy in Seoul

September 17, 2019 

Feminist pioneer Gloria Steinem and a delegation of women leaders from the United States, South Korea, and Japan will deliver a message of peace.

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Job Description: U.S. National Organizer, Korea Peace Now! Women Mobilizing to End the War

August 22, 2019  by Women Cross DMZ

Women Cross DMZ (WCDMZ) is recruiting a part-time consultant for the position of a U.S. National Organizer with Korea Peace Now! Women Mobilizing to End the War. Start date October 1, 2019 for a period of one year.

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July 2019 Newsletter: The Momentum for Peace Is Building

July 15, 2019 

Through op-eds, interviews, and social media, we have been sharing our message that this is a positive step toward peace.

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Upcoming Events

 

Press conference featuring women leaders calling for an end to the Korean War and the creation of a peace process that includes women

Across the street from the U.S. Embassy in Gwanghwamun Plaza, South Korea

Event date: Friday, Sept. 20, 2019, 11:30 a.m. | 

SPEAKERS:
• Christine Ahn (Executive Director of Women Cross DMZ)
• Kozue Akibayashi (Doshisha University/Former President of WILPF)
• Mimi Han (Executive Board Member, The National YWCA of Korea; Vice President, World YWCA)
• Gloria Steinem (Feminist scholar activist)
• Moderated by Mi-kyung Han (Standing Representative, Korea Women’s Alliance)

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“Women Crossing Borders: From the DMZ to the women’s peace movement”

KINTEX Exhibition Center, Gyeonggi-do, Korea

Event date: Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019, 3:10-4:30 p.m. |  hosted by DMZ Peace Forum

Feminist icon Gloria Steinem and leaders from Korea Peace Now! will discuss the gender implications of the unresolved war and how women’s inclusion is vital for lasting peace on the Korean Peninsula.

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Building Sustainable Peace: Ideas, Evidence, and Strategies

University of Notre Dame

Event date: November 8, 2019 |  hosted by Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies

Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies
University of Notre Dame

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“In 2015 when 30 women leaders from around the world formed Women Cross DMZ—and actually got permission from North Korea, South Korea, and the U.S. to cross that land-mined and desolate strip dividing Korea—it was a radical act of the imagination. … Now, the leaders on all sides are running to catch up with their followers.”
— Gloria Steinem

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