“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
“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
Emmi's Journey: 2,200 Miles for Global Women's Rights!
March 6, 2015

WLP is thrilled and honored to announce that Emmi Laasko is thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail to raise awareness and funds to advance women's rights across the globe! On March 31, 2015, Emmi is setting off on a solo thru-hike traversing all 2,200 miles of the Appalachian Trail. You can follow her journey on Facebook here and donate to support her journey here!

Media Advisory: Women’s Learning Partnership launches new documentary on effective advocacy strategies for women’s human rights in a globalized world with “Human Rights: The Unfinished Journey”
March 2, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 2, 2015
Media Contact:
Allison Horowski, Phone: +1-301-654-2774; Email: ahorowski[at]learningpartnership.org
Ruby Mohamed, Phone:  +1-301-654-2774; Email: rmohamed[at]learningpartnership.org


Bethesda, MD – Women’s Learning Partnership (WLP) will premiere it’s new documentary on the state of human rights globally, on March 10th at The New School in New York City. The premiere of the documentary titled “Human Rights: The Unfinished Journey” will be presented in partnership with the Gender Studies Program at The New School and co-sponsored by the Global Studies at The New School. The film screening will be followed by a panel of human rights activists and experts who will discuss the deterioration of human rights around the world and suggest strategies for change.

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

Register now! | Download the flyer

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.

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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