October 2011

Women in Black

Why “Women in Black”?

As women we believe peace with justice can be achieved by talking and diplomacy, rather than by force.  We dress in black to mourn all the dead in armed conflicts. We stand together to draw attention to conflict and injustice around the world.

The Middle East connection

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28 May 2011: "Big Society Hospital" Action

Sarah reported that Oxford Save Our Services, Keep the NHS Public and theAnti-Cuts Alliance had a great success last Saturday 28th May protesting against the NHS Bill on Cornmarket Street.

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Letter to Oakland Museum of Children's Art

Hilmon Sorey, Board Chair Museum of Children’s Art 538 Ninth Street Suite 210 Oakland, CA 94607 USA.

Dear Mr Sorey, I am writing to you on behalf of the Network of Oxford Women for Justice and Peace (NOW), an organisation with a membership of over 100 women, which is based in Oxford, United Kingdom.  NOW includes women from all backgrounds and a range of ages, political views, religious beliefs and ethnic groups, who are active in peace and justice campaigns throughout the world.

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Why and how Temple Cowley Pools affects Women

The Save Temple Cowley Pools Action Group is trying to save our swimming pool, gym and other leisure facilities from destruction by Oxford City Council. This site is the main place to come to find out the latest information on the campaign and what the Council is (or isn't) doing.


quote from Buddha

"Without health life is not life; it is only a state of languor and suffering - an image of death."