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Movement for the Abolition of War

“To be sure of a peaceful future for our children it is important that in a world which continues to turn to violence to solve problems, we urgently explore alternative ways.” - Peace Pledge Union

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Criminality of Nuclear Weapons logoFind out about ICANUsing Nuclear Weapons is a War Crime. Please sign the CoN petition.

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Flood defence not Trident!

Sign the petition to 'Cancel Trident spending - help flood victims'
(Supported by MAW, CND, Pax Christi, JPIC & Christian CND)


End recruitment of 16 year olds into the UK armed forces!

MAW is one of the organisations sponsoring a petition calling for this to stop.
The UK is the only country in Europe to recruit 16 year olds. Sign the petition online; download copies for street stalls etc; more information here.
'Conflict and Climate Change' DVD and book
"An extraordinarily good resource"
Christine Blower, NUT
See the taster here on YouTube
Just 10GBP, inc p&p from MAW Resources (Publications)

Songs for Choirs for 2014
As the centenary of the start of WW1 approaches, MAW is offering 14 peace songs free to choirs. See the words and music for each one here:
A climate for peace; Go down fighting;
The firing of the heart; The ones who said No;
The time; Turn our hands; We are for peace
Christmas in the trenches; Foolish notion;
Moonshine; Mothers, daughters, wives;
Music of healing; Scarecrow; Tyne Cot at night
You can download the whole set here or from our Resources: Free Downloads page
Hear audio extracts on Soundcloud!

Alastair McIntosh gave an excellent Remembrance Day lecture: 'The challenge of nonviolence: Changing the culture of war'. Get a flavour of it with two of his articles on Nonviolence: one from a military ethics textbook, (2010) and one from Resurgence (2003), both on his website.
Give Peace a Budget: Seven ways to spend $1.7 trillion dollars
Pax Christi video (YouTube)