WILPF Membership

By joining WILPF today, you will join a diverse network of women (and men) in 45 countries around the world. Our members include academics, students, researchers, activists, feminists, and many others.

To join WILPF you can either sign up with a National Section and National Group or through WILPF International Secretariat. Check if WILPF is already present in your country and if not, join our movement as an international member.

Why join WILPF?

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Network for women’s rights and
sustainable peace

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Receive monthly e-newsletters

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Get invited to WILPF seminars, webinars and events

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Access our online resource hub

Membership fees

If you decide to join as an international member, your membership will be based on self-reported income. Use the table below to determine the cost of your annual membership.

Income up to CHF 10,000 per year

Income between CHF 10,001 and CHF 30,000 per year

Income between CHF 30,001 and CHF 50,000 per year

Income between CHF 50,001 and CHF 70,000 per year

Income between CHF 70,001 and CHF 100,000 per year

Income between CHF 100,001 and CHF 120,000 per year

Income between CHF 120,001 per year plus donation

CHF 10

CHF 20

CHF 40

CHF 50

CHF 100

CHF 120

CHF 150

Payment Methods

The online application will automatically direct you to make a secure payment via PayPal or credit card.

Payments with credit cards go through PayPal. Please click on “Pay using credit or debit card” and you will be redirected to another Paypal page. Unfortunately PayPal will still ask you to “create a PayPal account (where available)”. If this represents an obstacle, please consider joining though e-banking.

Remember that if you wish to pay in person or by bank transfer that is always possible! Just write to us and we will take it from there.

And remember that by becoming a member of WILPF you agree to WILPF’s Code of Conduct – the vision, mission and principles of WILPF.

If WILPF has a National Section in your country, select your country and get in touch with them.

If WILPF doesn’t have a Section in your country, you can join through our international website.

Demilitarisation

WILPF uses feminist analysis to argue that militarisation is a counter-productive and ill-conceived response to establishing security in the world. The more society becomes militarised, the more violence and injustice are likely to grow locally and worldwide.

Sixteen states are believed to have supplied weapons to Afghanistan from 2001 to 2020 with the US supplying 74 % of weapons, followed by Russia. Much of this equipment was left behind by the US military and is being used to inflate Taliban’s arsenal. WILPF is calling for better oversight on arms movement, for compensating affected Afghan people and for an end to all militarised systems.

Militarised masculinity

Mobilising men and boys around feminist peace has been one way of deconstructing and redefining masculinities. WILPF shares a feminist analysis on the links between militarism, masculinities, peace and security. We explore opportunities for strengthening activists’ action to build equal partnerships among women and men for gender equality.

WILPF has been working on challenging the prevailing notion of masculinity based on men’s physical and social superiority to, and dominance of, women in Afghanistan. It recognizes that these notions are not representative of all Afghan men, contrary to the publicly prevailing notion.

Feminist peace​

In WILPF’s view, any process towards establishing peace that has not been partly designed by women remains deficient. Beyond bringing perspectives that encapsulate the views of half of the society and unlike the men only designed processes, women’s true and meaningful participation allows the situation to improve.

In Afghanistan, WILPF has been demanding that women occupy the front seats at the negotiating tables. The experience of the past 20 has shown that women’s presence produces more sustainable solutions when they are empowered and enabled to play a role.