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Women Say NO to War on 8 March
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  • Wellington, Thursday, 8 March 2012: two events
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    • Wellington Women Walk For Peace, from 12.30pm to 1.30pm: Women Say NO to War will be part of Wellington Women Walk For Peace "to raise awareness of our interconnectedness and interdependence in our hope and work towards the attainment of peace. We invite all women from all walks of life, from different religions and diverse beliefs, from different ethnicities and cultures to join the Walk ~ walk to support the protest against violence on women and children ~ walk to support protest against wars ~ walk to support empowerment of women". Gather at parliament at 12.30pm, then walk to Civic Square - more information is available on the Wellington Women Walk for Peace site and the WWW4Peace Facebook page. If you would like to join Women Say NO to War on the walk, please wear black if you can and look out for the Women Say NO to War banner.
    • International Women's Day: Women Say NO to War, at 5.30pm: Come along to add your voice to the call of women around the world who are saying NO to war and YES to peace - our theme this year is alternatives to military spending, eg, ~ welfare not warfare ~ education not militarisation ~ Join us at 5.30pm at the NZ Defence Force Headquarters, corner Aitken and Mulgrave Streets. Please wear black if you can, and bring black streamers / ribbons / wool, photos, messages, cardboard or paper peace doves to decorate the Defence Force 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. You can RSVP on Facebook here. Organised by Peace Movement Aotearoa and Wellington Women in Black, for more information contact email or go to the Women Say No to War 2012 page - it would be great if you could help to distribute the poster available here, thank you.

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