Sponsors and Endorsers

The Women’s March to Ban the Bomb thanks its sponsors, endorsers, and supporters for our events and solidarity marches happening around the world.

HOST

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The Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) is the principal organizer for the Women’s March to Ban the Bomb and is an international non-governmental organisation (NGO), which since its establishment in 1915, has brought together women from around the world who are united in working for peace by non-violent means and promoting political, economic, and social justice for all. WILPF’s approach is always non-violent, and uses existing international legal and political frameworks to achieve fundamental change in the way states conceptualise and address issues of gender, militarism, peace and security.

CO-ORGANISERS

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Hibakusha Stories‘ mission is to pass the legacy of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki to a new generation of high school and university students to empower them with tools to build a world free of nuclear weapons. ‘Hibakusha’ is the Japanese word for atomic bomb survivors, who, in their advancing age, have a very limited opportunity to share their first-hand witness.

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INOCHI (meaning “life force” in Japanese) was founded in 1993 as an international environmental, educational, and peace organization with focal points in California, Japan, and the Pacific Islands.

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PAX works together with committed citizens and partners to protect civilians against acts of war, to end armed violence, and to build a just peace. PAX is a partnership between IKV (Interchurch Peace Council) and Pax Christi. Our and its central values lead to a distinct vision of peace and security. In their peace work, PAX is guided by the concept of human security; the protection and security of civilians leads their responses to conflicts.

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The Peace Action Fund of New York State is a non-partisan, non-profit 501(c)3 organization. We are dedicated to promoting the non-violent resolution of conflict, the abolition of nuclear weapons, halting the global spread of conventional arms, building a human rights culture and supporting human needs instead of militarism. We pursue these goals through the production and dissemination of educational materials for the public, activists and policy makers, as well as through community organizing initiatives and public outreach.

Western States Legal Foundation (WSLF) is a nonprofit, public interest organization founded in 1982, which monitors and analyzes US nuclear weapons programs and policies and related high technology energy and weapons programs, with a focus on the national nuclear weapons laboratories.

SPONSORS

Contribution: $1000 +


 

WMTBTB Abolition 2000

ABOLITION 2000 is a global network working for a global treaty to eliminate nuclear weapons.

 


The Arsenault Family Foundation believes in a world free from nuclear weapons and the initiative and goals WILPF and specifically, RCW are promoting to bring about a Nuclear Weapons Free World through the passing of the Nuclear Ban Treaty.


 

The Japan Council against Atomic and Hydrogen Bombs (Gensuikyo), have developed many forms of actions to reach the three basic goals of 1) the prevention of nuclear war, 2) a ban on and the elimination of nuclear weapons, 3) the relief and solidarity with the Hibakusha, the A-bomb sufferers, including the annual World Conference against A & H Bombs in every August, constant and nationwide signature campaigns for a ban on nuclear weapons, events and actions in cooperation with the Hibakusha to make known the damage and health effects of the A-bombings to general public.

 


Jerry Greenfield and Elizabeth Skarie

 


 

Sinfujin

The New Japan Women’s Association (NJWA/Shinfujin) is a NGO in Special Consultative Status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council. Since its founding in 1962, Shinfujin has been working for peace, justice, women’s rights and gender equality. The elimination of nuclear weapons is one of their priorities and Shinfujin members all over Japan are carrying on various activities on the ground with the catch-phrases: “Together with Hibakusha”, “Together with younger generations”, and  “Press the Japanese Government to truly commit itself to banning and eliminating nuclear weapons”.

 


 

The Sisters of St. Francis, Clinton, Iowa are Catholic Sisters (nuns) whose mission is to live and promote active nonviolence and peacemaking. They have taken a corporate stand against the continued maintenance, research, development, and threatened use of nuclear weapons.

 

 


For over 35 years Ploughshares Fund has supported the most effective people and organizations in the world to reduce and eventually eliminate the dangers posed by nuclear weapons.


Contribution: $500 – $999


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Women’s Action for New Directions

Women’s Action for New Directions (WAND) is a progressive national nonprofit organization that seeks to empower women to act politically to reduce violence and militarism and redirect excessive military resources toward unmet human and environmental needs.

 


Contribution: $250 – $499


 

Codepink

CODEPINK is a women-led grassroots organization working to end U.S. wars and militarism, support peace and human rights initiatives, and redirect our tax dollars into healthcare, education, green jobs and other life-affirming programs.

 


 

 

Communities for Clean Water

Communities for Clean Water, a New Mexico Coalition whose mission is to ensure that community waters impacted by Los Alamos National Laboratory are kept safe for drinking, agriculture, sacred ceremonies, and a sustainable future.

 


 

IPPN

International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War (IPPNW) is a non-partisan federation of national medical groups in 64 countries, representing tens of thousands of doctors, medical students, other health workers, and concerned citizens who share the common goal of creating a more peaceful and secure world freed from the threat of nuclear annihilation.

 


 

ICNP

The Lawyers Committee on Nuclear Policy is a nonprofit educational association of lawyers and legal scholars that engages in research and advocacy in support of the global elimination of nuclear weapons and a more just and peaceful world through respect for domestic and international law.

 


 

United For Peace and Justice

United For Peace and Justice is a coalition of more than 1400 members in the United States working to stop wars, combat, Islamophobia, and work inside of the U.S. legal and political structure to bring peace to the world.

 


 

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Women in Black is a women’s anti-war movement with an estimated 10,000 activists around the world. The first group was formed by Israeli women in Jerusalem in 1988, following the outbreak of the First Intifada.

 


 

ENDORSERS

 

Christian Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament

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Wildfire

 

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Women against Military Madness

 

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