i Wish i Could Be On Time!

15 January 2004

NOW's Progressive Feminist Agenda for Peace

Expose the Bush administration's exploitation of the tragedies of September 11, 2001 to advance a right-wing political agenda

Expose the stifling of political dissent by the Bush administration through policies such as the USA Patriot Act

Call for an end to the U.S. campaign of militarism and corporate profit that has contributed to anti-American sentiment around the world

Support equality for women and men in the U.S. military

Call for an end to U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East that exacerbates the plight of women and children in these countries, including U.S. military aggression

Expose the connection between militarism and violence against women, including domestic violence and military-sponsored rape

Support international law and internationally accepted standards for human rights beginning with U.S. ratification of CEDAW

Call for an increase in funding for domestic social services and curtail enormous increases in defense spending

Support population assistance programs to reduce worldwide poverty

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