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MENA Youth Build Online Advocacy Campaigns for a Better Tomorrow

October 8, 2015

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“We shared one passionate spirit to formulate our visions for a better tomorrow and a better world.”
- Ahmed from Egypt on his experience at the Active Citizenship and Movement Building Institute for Millennials in Beirut, Lebanon.

C20 Summit Brings WLP Turkey, Leading Civil Society Activists Together for Economic Agenda-setting

September 29, 2015

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More than 500 participants from 52 countries convened at Istanbul’s Boğaziçi University for the annual Civil Society 20 (C20) Summit on September 15-16, 2015. The WLP Partnership was well-represented at the summit.

 

 

 

 


SIGI/J National Coalition and Youth Tech Festival Spark Action on Post-2015 Agenda

August 28, 2015

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A key outcome of the Rio+20 Conference was the agreement by member States to develop a set of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which will build on the Millennium Development Goals and converge with the post-2015 development agenda. In response, WLP Jordan/Sisterhood is Global Institute-Jordan (SIGI/J) initiated a civil society consultation process across Jordan (Aqaba, Irbid, and Amman) to contribute to the international discussion.

September 14, 2015 - The World We Seek: Reigniting the Dialogue on Human Security

August 18, 2015

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Women’s Learning Partnership (WLP) and The Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) present The World We Seek: Reigniting the Dialogue on Human Security. September 14, 2015, 9:30am-5:00pm.

Press Release: Chair of WLP Board of Directors Earns 2015 United Nations Population Award

June 25, 2015

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WLP is proud to announce that Dr. Thoraya Obaid, Chair of WLP's Board of Directors and distinguished advocate for women's rights in Saudi Arabia and across the Global South, earned the 2015 United Nations Population Award in the individual laureate category. The award recognizes Dr. Obaid's outstanding commitment, vision, and leadership in promoting population issues and the rights of women, girls, and young people.

SIGI/J Empowering Women, Empowering Jordan for IWD 2015

May 28, 2015

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WLP Jordan/Sisterhood is Global Institute/Jordan (SIGI/J) commemorated International Women’s Day (IWD) 2015 with a series of marches and political actions throughout the country, and joined other Jordanian women’s rights and human rights organizations in calling for an end to laws and legal practices that discriminate against women. IWD is observed internationally on March 8 to highlight the current and historical struggles and achievements of women throughout the world.

WLP Egypt/FWID Co-hosts Summit Calling for Justice in the Workplace

May 28, 2015

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On December 6, 2014, WLP Egypt/Forum for Women in Development - FWID ملتقى تنمية المرأة co-hosted the summit "Visions of Justice in the Workplace." Representatives of civil society organizations, scholars, major media outlets, and ministries of labor, education and health from Jordan, WLP Bahrain/Bahrain Women Association, South Sudan, Egypt, and Yemen gathered in Cairo, Egypt, to exchange ideas and share with each other concerns regarding the lack of social justice in existing gender policies acro

WLP Morocco/ADFM Condemns Recent National Abortion Legislation

May 26, 2015

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In a public statement released May 25, 2015, WLP Morocco/L’Association Démocratique des Femmes du Maroc (ADFM) expressed their “deep disappointment” concerning recently passed abortion legislation.

WLP Trainings Support Micro Entrepreneuriship Projects in Turkey

April 2, 2015

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WLP Turkey/Foundation for the Support of Women’s Work (FSWW) held a series of grassroots training workshops in July through December of 2014 on financial literacy and entrepreneurship. The new workshop series was developed by FSWW to help to expand women’s micro entrepreneurship in economically disadvantaged communities, and is based off of the participatory facilitation methodology developed by Women’s Learning Partnership (WLP). In all FSWW conducted workshops in four cities reaching a total of 266 women participants.

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

February 2, 2015

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The tireless advocacy work of WLP's partner in Morocco, l’Association Démocratique des Femmes du Maroc (ADFM), together with the Spring 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.

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