Women Say NO to War

International Women's Day 2013: come along to add your voice to the call of women around the world who are saying NO to war and YES to peace.

Wellington, Thursday, 7 March: join us from 5.30pm to 6pm, at the NZ armed forces HQ, corner Aitken and Mulgrave Streets

Auckland, Friday, 8 March: join us from 5.30pm to 6pm, at the Army HQ, 204 to 234 Great North Road

The theme this year is alternatives to military spending, eg, ~ welfare not warfare ~ education not militarisation ~ Please wear black if you can, and bring black streamers / ribbons / wool, photos, messages, cardboard or paper peace doves to decorate the military HQ, something to make a noise with - pot and spoon, drum, your voice - during the time of anger, flowers or candles to leave there during the time of mourning, and a poem or reading to share during the time of reflection ... and your own banner or placard if you wish. All women and children welcome.

The poster for Women Say NO to War 2013 is attached and available at http://www.converge.org.nz/pma/iwd13.pdf Organised by Peace Movement Aotearoa and the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, for more information please contact email pma@xtra.co.nz or wilpf@xtra.co.nz or go to http://www.converge.org.nz/pma/iwd13.htm


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