Women peacemakers born today
1870 Leonora O'Reilly born New York, NY (d. 1927). Labor leader; anarchist; socialist; co-founder of WILPF. Opposed World War I.
Women's peacemaking on this day
1943 Mildred Fish Harnack guillotined by Hitler for resistance to Nazi regime.
1989 Gunilla Ikenberg arrested in Sweden for damaging missile launcher.
2012 Hana al-Shalabi began hunger strike after her arrest by Israel.
2015 The Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs hosted the international symposium “Women: Powerful Agents for Peace and Security.”
2017 Three young Jewish women arrested for refusal to serve in military and take part in occupation.