Clara Ragaz


Clara Ragaz (née Nadig) born Chur, Switzerland March 30, 1874 (d. 1957). Swiss peace leader; women’s rights advocate. Founding member WILPF, 1915; WILPF Swiss Vice-President, 1929-46.


[T]he atomic bomb should show even to those most indifferent and to those most apathetic what war means, and make them understand that we are lost if we keep putting our trust in violence.” (Luxembourg, Aug. 1946, in Confortini, Intelligent Compassion, p. 39)