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Susan Shaer Moderates DC Roundtable for Members of Congress on UN Resolution 1325 and the NAP(Comments Off)

June 11, 2012

WASHINGTON – A Roundtable held Wednesday, June 6, 2012 on the U.S. National Action Plan on Women, Peace, and Security (NAP) was moderated by Susan Shaer, executive director of the Boston-based national nonprofit Women’s Action for New Directions (WAND). The discussion was co-sponsored by Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX), Congressman Russ Carnahan (D-MO), the Women’s [...]

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Signing of U.S. – Afghanistan Strategic Partnership Agreement

After President Obama’s speech announcing the signing of a U.S. – Afghanistan Strategic Partnership Agreement on the evening of Tuesday, May 1, 2012, Win Without War issued a statement including the following quote from WAND Executive Director and Win Without War Co-Chair Susan Shaer: “While we need a long term commitment to Afghanistan, that commitment [...]


Congresswoman McCollum Receives Letter Calling Out Wasteful Pentagon Spending from MN Women State Legislators

More than half of the women state legislators in Minnesota request a reduction in military spending in a letter presented to Congresswoman McCollum. Yesterday at her district office, Congresswoman McCollum received a letter from more than half of the women state legislators of Minnesota that calls for a reduction in military spending. The letter was [...]


87 Members of Congress Commend Early Combat Withdrawal from Afghanistan

Thanks to you, the tide of war is beginning to turn! On February 17, eighty-seven members of Congress, including nine Republicans, sent a letter to the President praising his decision to bring home all combat troops from Afghanistan by the end of 2013. Thank you to all who sent messages to their member of Congress! Now [...]


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