Women March, and Speak Out, for Peace \ Joanna Goodwin


On January 21, 2017, women across the country will come together to march in protest of a Trump presidency. Earlier this year, across the world, another passionate group of women rose up to speak out against violence and to stand in support of peace. The Women Wage Peace (WWP) movement planned and executed their signature event this October: the March for Hope.

Months before the march , energetic women throughout Israel volunteered to plan a variety of successful march-related events to draw awareness about WWP and their goal of uniting Israelis under the banner of common humanity and inspiring hope for peace. Eschewing a hierarchical structure, hundreds of women from every geographic region, every political viewpoint, every socioeconomic and religious sector of society,emerged to lead their respective communities in this movement for peace…

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