In respectfully, seeing the violence for the sake of violence occurred on our Motherland, we as women which are also the mother or prospective mother can not allow our children to kill each other. They are our children, the children of the Motherland regardless of Religion, Belief, Race, Ethnicity, Color, and their Profession. We as women must speak out more loudly to avoid more of our children perform various acts of violence, brutality, and thuggery. Violence can not be opposed with violence; only with tenderness then violence can be eliminated. And have the grace of God we are naturally endowed with softness, that our weapons are far more powerful than any weapon to confront the violence.
In the history of this nation, the revolution is always escorted by women. Considering the great potential and role of women to achieve global peace, then we will declare the women's movement that aims to campaign for peace in a variety of real action. We will continue to fight aginst violence in order to make it become no longer a matter that seems fair in this country, it is the time for countryman to re-hear the voice of conscience so that not letting the violence happen. We will make efforts not only corrective but also preventive measures through education to the community that are not easily provoked. In addition, we will bring this issue out of the country for the international community to get clear information about any human rights violations particularly in the form for further violence to put pressure on the government to eradicate all acts of violence committed by certain groups.
Therefore, we invite colleagues to support the Women's and join us in the declaration of Indonesian Women's Association for Global Peace that will be held on:
Monday Februari 14, 2011
Surabaya, East Java at Bungkul Park Surabaya
Jakarta, The Capital City of Indonesia, Indonesian Hotel Round
Yogyakarta, Central Java, Tugu Monument
Bali at Bajra Sandhi Renon Denpasar
Furthermore, we sincerely hope National commission for women to become our partners to fight together in eliminating the violence, brutality and thuggery in this country.
Declaration of Indonesian Women's Association for Global Peace (IWAG-Peace)
We are Indonesian women from various backgrounds Religion, Ethnicity, Skin Color, and Professionals come together to state unequivocally and with full awareness that "VARIOUS FORMS OF VIOLENCE IN ANY REASONS IS A VIOLATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS, THEREFORE THAT WE, WOMEN AS THE STATGE PILLARS ARE AGREE TO TAKE A REAL ACT IN DEALING THE VIOLENCE WITH OUR TENDERNESS BECAUSE WE BELIEVE THAT VIOLENCE CAN ONLY BE ELIMINATED WITH A TENDERNESS"
We will continue to fight aginst violence in order to make it become no longer a matter that seems fair in this country, it is the time for countryman to re-hear the voice of conscience so not letting the violence happen. We will make efforts not only corrective but also preventive measures through education to the community that we are not easily provoked. We will build partnerships with various parties; especially other women's movement is also concerned with global peace. In addition, we strive to bring the issue of domestic violence to the international community if the government can not acts firmly and quickly to the international community so that we can get clear information about any violations of human rights for the next step to put pressure on the government to eradicate any action violence perpetrated by groups or any party on our Motherland.
Indonesia, February 14, 2011
On Behalf of the Indonesian Women