Medea, Jodie and Alli from the CODEPINK team with some lovely ladies from the Syrian Women's Forum for Peace in Geneva, Switzerland!
They're part of a global alliance of women and male allies at the Women Lead to Peace Summit, calling for an immediate ceasefire in Syria, an embargo on arms sales, greater humanitarian aid for the refugees and displaced, and the full participation of women at the peace negotiations.
Watch the Women Lead to Peace Summit live (and archived!) here: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/codepink-for-peace
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After three years of horrendous fighting, a death toll now exceeding 100,000 and more than seven million Syrians forced to leave their homes, Syrian peace talks will finally take place at the United Nations in Montreux, Switzerland on January 22, 2014. Will you make a donation to help send women who can affect peace to the talks? We are excited to announce that CODEPINK and a coalition of…
We are acutely aware of the need for peace talks on Syria to be convened as soon as possible. Geneva II is vital and important. To date, Syrian women have not been included in the process, even though they are active, prepared, and representative. There is clear wording in the Geneva communication "that women must be fully represented in all aspects of the transition." Yet if the peace is…
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