The Ban is the plan, Hues of hope and aspects of understanding
Ray Acheson (they/them) is Director of Disarmament at the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF), the world's oldest feminist peace organisation. They serve on the steering group of ICAN, as well as Stop Killer Robots and the International Network on Explosive Weapons. They are author of Banning the Bomb, Smashing the Patriarchy, which offers a first-hand account of the work to achieve the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. Their next book, Abolishing State Violence: A World Beyond Bombs, Borders, and Cages, will be published by Haymarket Books in July 2022.