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Lauren Fridley Class Assignment 1: Readings 4 WMST 100 .001 02/05/2008 Women in Black From my reading in Coalition of Women for Peace I learned Women in Black is a world-wide network of women committed to peace with justice and actively opposed to injustice, war, militarism and other forms of violence . “The international movement of Women in Black began in January 1988, one month after the first Palestinian Intifada (uprising) broke out, as a small group of Israeli women carried out a simple form of protest: Once a week at the same hour and in the same location – a major traffic intersection – they donned black clothing and raised a black sign in the shape of a hand with white lettering that read “Stop the Occupation” . Within months, by word of mouth, women throughout Israel had heard of this protest, and launched dozens of vigils . ”(Coalition of Women for Peace) Now many years later in 2001, the international movement of Women in Black was honored with the Millennium Peace Prize for Women, awarded by the
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