Women Strike for Peace

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Women Strike for Peace (WSP) "was founded in 1961 to protest U.S. and Soviet atmospheric nuclear tests. WSP’s motto is “End the Arms Race – Not the Human Race.” Over the years WSP organized and participated in a variety of peace protests including demonstrating at the nuclear test site in Nevada, a seven city billboard campaign, and a lobby-by-proxy program." [1] wiki

Founded by Bella Abzug and Dagmar Wilson.


  • Amy Swerdlow, Women Strike for Peace: Traditional Motherhood and Radical Politics in the 1960s (University of Chicago Press, 1993).
  • Rebecca Solnit, "Three Who Made a Revolution", The Nation, posted March 16, 2006.

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  1. Women Strike for Peace, American Library, accessed November 9, 2009.