Due to the emerging global health crisis posed by the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, several Korea Peace Now! events have been canceled or postponed. This includes the Human Rights Council side event “Peace on the Korean Peninsula as a Human Rights Issue: War, Sanctions, and Women Peacebuilders” (scheduled for March 5, 2020 in Geneva), the Commission […]
In light of growing concerns about the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, and the vulnerability of the civilian population in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK/North Korea) while under crippling sanctions and forced isolation, the members of the global campaign Korea Peace Now! Women Mobilizing to End the War urge governments around the world to take […]
As the unresolved Korean War enters its 70th year, a panel discussion will explore the connection between peace and human rights, the impact of sanctions on human rights, and the role of women peacebuilders in resolving the crisis on the Korean Peninsula.
The Korean Women’s Movement for Peace — the South Korean partners of the global campaign Korea Peace Now! — have been named one of the 2019 recipients of the Women Have Wings Award. The award, which was started in 2012, “honors women of courage who have taken bold risks to ensure a more just and […]
For immediate releaseJanuary 31, 2020 The Korea Peace Now! campaign strongly condemns the Trump administration’s decision to loosen restrictions on the US military’s ability to use landmines. Given that the DMZ has one of the highest concentrations of landmines in the world, that the United States has stated its commitment to build a “lasting and […]
A new report commissioned by Korea Peace Now! shows that sanctions imposed on North Korea are having adverse consequences on humanitarian aid and economic development in the country, with a disproportionate impact on women.