WOMEN & PEACE March 21

MARCH 21

Dr. Hannah GRUNWALD born Berlin 1900 (d. 1994). American psychoanalyst; Honorary Chair of Amnesty International 1978.

PEACEFUL EVENTS BY WOMEN ON THIS DAY:

1980: Eco-Feminist Conference “Women & Life on Earth” Amherst MA, attended bby 550 women. “We have come because life on Earth and the Earth itself is in terrible danger…The world has to have a future. We intend—furiously and with some joy—to connect this assaulted planet to that future.” (Opening statement by Grace Paley and Ynestra King).

1982: 10,000 Women demonstrate at Greenham Common; 300 women blockaded base for 24 hours.

1994: Four Women arrested for cutting 700 meters of fence around Aldermaston depot.

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