In the early days of world War I, 1,200 suffragists from 12 countries crosses enemy lines to meet in The Hague, Holland. In a meeting chaired by Jane Addams, they voted to form an unusual womens organization that would advocate fundamental changes in economic & social conditions. Their goal would be to end all War. Foster details the history of the Womens International League for Peace & Freedom (WILPF), offering a full account of the League from its feminist foundations through its recent campaigns on behalf of world peace & human rights. Interviews with 18 womenfrom Philadelphia Quaker Mildred Scott Olmsted to Angela Gethi, who formed a chapter in her native Kenya in 1985provide a small glimpse of the diverse membership that has fought to create a world free from war & oppression.