“Nothing in the world is impossible if we work together”
— Vision statement by .zw women participants in a WLP leadership training workshop
“I have rights! I will use these rights, and the day I will prove it!”
— Fatima, Leading to Choices Workshop Participant, Lebanon Read more
“Let those who think it cannot be done step out of the way of those who are doing it”
— Vision statement by leadership workshop participants
March 10 Event: Rethinking Human Rights: Challenges and Opportunities in the 21st Century
February 13, 2015

Documentary Film Screening and Panel Discussion:
Rethinking Human Rights:
Challenges and Opportunities in the 21st Century

Presented by Women’s Learning Partnership (WLP) and the Gender Studies Program at The New School
Co-sponsored by Global Studies at the New School for Public Engagement

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 | 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
The Auditorium at Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall
66 West 12th Street, New York, NY 10011

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Job Opportunities
February 13, 2015

The WLP team has two exciting positions available at our Bethesda, MD, office: Program Associate for Advocacy and Communications and Chief Operating Officer. Please review the detailed job descriptions and application instructions below. Only qualified candidates with complete applications may be contacted.

Press Release and Ongoing Mobilization Win Victory against Child Marriage Loopholes in Moroccan Family Law (English and Arabic)
February 2, 2015

The tireless advocacy work of WLP's partner in Morocco, l’Association Démocratique des Femmes du Maroc (ADFM), together with the Sring of Dignity Coalition, recently achieved a major victory in stopping a bill that would have eased restrictions and legalized loopholes to permit child marriage and other discriminatory practices.

The Role of Civil Society in Attaining Social Justice: NGO Capacity Building in Egypt
December 23, 2014

WLP Egypt/Forum for Women in Development (FWID) has begun the third phase of an ongoing initiative to build capacity and facilitate cooperation between disparate civil society organizations (CSOs) non-governmental organizations (NGOs) throughout Egypt. The initiative, entitled “The Role of Civil Society in Attaining Social Justice,” encompasses diverse groups focusing on women’s rights, poverty reduction, and fighting corruption, among others. The initiative is seen as particularly important at a time when CSOs and NGOs of all types are facing increasing restrictions from the Egyptian government.

Strong Women of Egypt
February 23, 2014

This road map opened the door for Egyptian women and the feminist movement to build a different future inspired by the rights enshrined in the constitution to secure bread, freedom, social justice, and human dignity.

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A New Constitution for the People: An Interview with Egypt Constitutional Committee Member Houda Elsadda
January 23, 2014

Elsadda insists that “people matter,” – who is at the table, engaging in discussions will have a decisive role.

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A Revolution, Not a Coup: The ability and power of the Egyptian people
August 12, 2013

Egyptians are hopeful because we recognized our energy, ability, and power to change.

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Famed Egyptian Feminist Nawal Saadawi Visits Moroccan Activists, As Egypt’s Fate Hangs in the Balance
July 2, 2013

Democracy can not only be practiced by going to the polls, when at home a father rules as patriarch, as dictator.

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