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120,000 signatures against the arms business in Switzerland

19.06.2018, For more peace in the world

On June 21, 2018, the military armaments business initiative will be submitted to the Swiss Federal Chancellery. The Alliance for the Prohibition of War Transactions has managed to collect over 120,000 signatures. The Alliance consists of 40 civil society organisations including PeaceWomen Across the Globe. more...

Supporting the Peace Process on the Korean Peninsula

18.06.2018, International Women’s Network against Militarism

Two weeks ago a Women’s PeaceTable took place in South Korea. Women from different countries expressed their concerns on the peace processes on the peninsula South Korea. Please read here the Statement of the PWAG Partner-Organisation IWNAM after the Trump-Kim Jong un – summit meeting: more...

Rejection of the so-called “Self-Determination Initiative”

14.06.2018, An important step for the Human Rights

On 11 June this year, and in no uncertain terms - with 127 to 67 votes -, the National Council rejected the Swiss People’s Party’s (SVP) popular initiative after a debate of nine hours and an intensive debate. Apart from the SVP, all political groups opposed the initiative. In doing so, the National Council has set an important signal for the robust protection of human rights in Switzerland. more...

We are determined to preserve our rights

29.05.2018,

Now things are getting serious: after 4 years of fighting the dangerous SVP (the populist Swiss People’s Party) initiative, "Swiss Law Instead of Foreign Judges" (Self-Determination Initiative) the all-important last 6 months are now ahead of us. more...

(German only) Open Letter to the Swiss Federal Council

23.04.2018, Schweiz

Gemeinsam mit 12 NGOs und zwei politischen Parteien fordert FriedensFrauen Weltweit den Bundesrat in einem offenen Brief auf, die Verhandlungen zum Freihandelsabkommen zwischen der Türkei und den EFTA-Staaten zu sistieren. more...

Congratulations!

19.04.2018, International

PeaceWoman Rita Thapa to receive 8th Annual Fairness Award. more...

PWAG Statement on the Massacre of Rohingya People

14.09.2017, International

The International Board of PeaceWomen Across the Globe (PWAG) has gathered for its Annual Meeting from 10-13 Sept 2017.On this occasion the International Board condemns unequivocally the actions of the Myanmar security forces and local militia for systematically killing the Rohingya people. Read the Statement here. more...