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'Dangerous Women' is the title of a conference taking place this weekend on the brave women who campaigned against the First World War, and for gender and social justice.
“They’re coming, they’re coming,” shouts a young women, looking toward the train pulling into platform 6 at Busan Station. When the doors open, people get off with large suitcases.
As Ekklesia reported this week, Korean church and peace activists in Busan are taking part in a 40 day fasting and prayer vigil against nuclear weapons from 30 September to 8 November 2013, coinciding at the end with the World Council of Churches Assembly there – and drawing attention to the consolidated action of churches against weapons of mass destruction (WMDs).
This year, 2013, the International Day of Peace is on Saturday 21 September.