Berit As


Berit Ås (née Skarpaas) born Fredrikstad, Norway April 10, 1928. Norwegian feminist politician; peace activist; started Women Strike for Peace Norway 1961; social psychology professor; parliament member 1973-7, founding Socialist Left party 1975; co-founded campaign "Women for Peace” 1980, a petition demanding end to nuclear arms race and using war industry to produce food for world's poor, got 500,000 signatures worldwide.


“More power to women." (Robin Morgan (ed.): Sisterhood is Global)

“[Women] have an entirely different approach to questions about military power, war, and peace.” (“A Materialistic View” p. 357, cited by Cibreiro & Lopez Global Issues, p. 5; .photo