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20 September 2019
To mark the International Day of Peace on 21 September, Quakers have joined a myriad of peacebuilding organisations from around the world to issue a statement to call on governments to move from commitment to action on peace.
4 September 2019
Many hundreds of Quakers were among people of faith who for nine hours brought to a halt the set-up in London of one of the world's largest arms fairs.
30 August 2019
Quakers in Britain are challenging government plans which could emphasise punishments in Britain's classrooms. Instead, Quakers urge a restorative approach, saying that head teachers cannot simply force peace on schools; they need to equip children and young people to be peacemakers.
30 August 2019
This week the global arms trade comes to London. At DSEI, arms companies sell weapons of death and destruction, repression and injustice, to military delegations. Thousands of protestors, including hundreds of Quakers, will be there, to stop the arms fair.
29 August 2019
Quakers in Britain have joined a host of civil society leaders, warning that proroguing parliament risks eroding democratic accountability. They have signed up to a joint statement led by ACEVO, the Association of Chief Executives of Voluntary Organisations.
31 July 2019
This week marks 10 years since Quakers in Britain decided to campaign for same-sex marriage so that marriages of all committed Quaker couples be prepared, celebrated, witnessed, recorded and reported to the state.