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WLP-Trained Candidates Elected to Indonesia People’s Consultative Assembly

August 15, 2014

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This April twelve Indonesian women trained by WLP Indonesia/WYDII were elected to the Indonesian People’s Consultative Assembly, and will be sworn in this October. The elections were the first under a new quota system mandating at least 30% of each party’s ticket be comprised of women candidates.

MENA Regional Training of Trainers Institute Part II Convenes in Amman

April 10, 2014

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From January 30-February 3, 2014 WLP Jordan/Sisterhood Is Global Institute/Jordan (SIGI/J) held the second phase of the MENA Regional Training of Trainers Institute in Women’s Leadership and Political Participation (TOT) in Amman, Jordan with participants representing organizations in Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen.

Milestone for Jordanian Women in Politics + WLP Training Participants Join Senate

November 12, 2013

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Breaking Barriers to Advance Gender-Just Peace: WLP Co-convenes Women Peacemakers at the Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice

November 14, 2012

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WLP Travels to Peru for Annual Partners Meeting and the World Movement for Democracy Seventh Global Assembly

November 14, 2012

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In October, WLP traveled to Lima, Peru for the World Movement for Democracy (WMD) seventh Global Assembly, Democracy for All: Ensuring Political, Social, and Economic Inclusion. The conference brought together WLP Partners and more than 500 democracy activists, practitioners, and scholars, providing an important opportunity for learning, exchange, and networking with civil society actors from across the world.

WLP Kyrgyzstan's Sixth Annual International ‘Bir Duino’ Film Festival

September 26, 2012

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The Sixth Annual International ‘Bir Duino’ (‘One World’) Documentary Film Festival on Human Rights is in session in Kyrgyzstan this week. WLP's Kyrgyzstan partner Human Rights Center/“Citizens Against Corruption” hosts this annual competition to recognize films that give an honest and powerful depiction of issues such as gender based violence, drug addiction, homelessness, and migration.

The Nationality Campaigns Demands the Ministerial Commission to be Transparent

September 11, 2012

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Women's Right to Nationality Campaign Launches new Newsletter

August 24, 2012

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The Women's Right to Nationality Campaign is pleased to introduce the "zero" issue of its new Nationality Newsletter.  

 
The Nationality Newsletter (Arabic) seeks to highlight key news related to this advocacy campaign.  It also provides regular updates on the campaign's activities seeking to reform the nationality law in Lebanon.

Women’s Rights in Transitions to Democracy: Achieving Rights, Resisting Backlash

May 22, 2012

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Strategizing for Democracy: Challenges and Opportunities for Women in the MENA Region

May 8, 2012

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In April 2012, Women's Learning Partnership for Rights, Development, and Peace (WLP) published Strategizing for Democracy: Challenges and Opportunities for Women in the MENA Region. This white paper compiles many of the insights presented during a WLP-convened March 2, 2012 strategy meeting of activists and experts from across the world who discussed the causes, consequences, threats and opportunities presented by the revolutions sweeping the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) over the past year and a half.

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