A Sampling of Women's Peace and Justice Organizations

CodePink. Women-initiated grassroots movement working to end the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and redirect resources into healthcare, education, green jobs and other life-affirming activities. www.codepink4peace.org

Global Women's Strike. Global network of women advocating for the redirection of military funding to pay for women's unpaid work. www.globalwomenstrike.net

INCITE! Women of Color Against Violence. National activist organization of radical feminists of color moving to end violence against women of color and our communities through direct action, critical dialogue and grassroots organizing. www.incite-national.org

Madre.Global group demanding rights, resources, and results for women. Partners with women in communities worldwide to meet urgent, local needs and create long-term solutions. www.madre.org Raging Grannies International. Self-described grannies out in the streets promoting peace, justice, social and economic equality through song and humor. www.raginggrannies.org.

Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan. The oldest political/social organization of Afghan women struggling for peace, freedom, democracy and women's rights (see article). www.rawa.org

Women Against War. Albany, NY group advocating for changed US foreign policies through lobbying, leafleting, vigils, media outreach and educational events. www.womenagainstwar.org

Women in Black. Global network of women actively opposed to injustice, war, militarism and other forms of violence. WiB organizes public nonviolent vigils against any manifestation of violence, militarism or war. www.womeninblack.org