In Class: Hazel and Lew

Tyne and Kelly

Topic: Greenham Commons Encampment

  1. Tactics: Non-violent women protesting peacefully by creating human chains, chanting and making posters.
  2. Issues: British government allowed the storage of missiles on United Kingdom soil and testing the legality of nuclear weapons.
  3. Timeframe: September 1981 to 2000
  4. Place: Bershire, England
  5. Results: United States missiles were removed from the United Kingdom successfully along with empowering women to be more involved with local government. It showed that our opinions can be expressed without violence.

Citations:

“Greenham Common Women’s Peace Camp.” Greenham Common Women’s Peace Camp, www.greenhamwpc.org.uk/.

“Women form peace camp to protest housing of cruise missiles at Greenham Common, 1981 -1993.” Global Non-Violence Action Database, https://nvdatabase.swarthmore.edu/content/women-form-peace-camp-protest-housing-cruise-missiles-greenham-common-1981-1993

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