WLP’s events bring together women’s rights activists, scholars, and influential women leaders from around the world to discuss major challenges facing women and girls in the Global South. They provide a platform for discussion and sharing of grassroots, national, and regional strategies on topics such as women’s political participation, culture and religion, movement building, and peace and conflict resolution.
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These events offer a unique opportunity to hear international perspectives, review major global programs, campaigns and action plans, engage in active exchange of experiences with activists from different parts of the world, and provide opportunities for better understanding across cultural and ethnic lines. They also ensure that the voices of women from the Global South, particularly in Muslim-majority societies, are heard in international debates.
March 3, 2017
2017 Events, Africa, Americas, Asia, csw, CSW61, Human Rights, Middle East, Refugee Empowerment
Women’s Learning Partnership will be hosting two parallel events during the 61st Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women in New York City. Expert panelists will discuss empowering Syrian refugee women, and leading women poets will present readings on violence and peace.
January 17, 2017
2017 Events, Human Rights, Brazil, Egypt, Indonesia, Iran, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Malaysia, Mauritania, Morocco, Mozambique, Nigeria, Pakistan, Palestine, Senegal, Turkey, Zimbabwe
Women’s Learning Partnership’s Written Statement for the Women’s March on Washington Taking Place on January 21, 2017In every aspect of her life, a woman's autonomy, freedom, and opportunities are shaped by the degree to which her nation's laws uphold gender equality, and which cultural practices limit her ability to participate in decision making at the family, national and country levels.
January 17, 2017
Media Advisory: Women’s Learning Partnership for Rights, Development and Peace Participating in the Women’s March on Washington on January 21
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 18, 2017(BETHESDA, MD) The international secretariat of Women’s Learning Partnership for Rights, Development, and Peace (WLP), an official partner of the Women’s March on Washington (WMW), will march with participants from the U.S. and around the world, on January 21, 2017 in Washington, DC. WLP is also rallying its grassroots partners across the world in solidarity with the Women’s March Global (WMG) to give voice to and support shared principles in sister marches and actions of solidarity.
December 12, 2016
2016 Events, Human Rights, Stop Violence Against Women, Lebanon, Violence without Borders
Women's Learning Partnership (WLP), the Collective for Research & Training on Development - Action (CRTD-A), and the Lebanese American University will host the Beirut launch of Violence without Borders: Paradigm, policy and praxis concerning violence against women on December 15, 2016 from 5:00pm-7:00pm Beirut (GMT+2). The launch features author Yakın Ertürk and a keynote address by the Dutch Ambassador to Lebanon. The discussion will be moderated by Asma Khader, President of Sisterhood is Global Institute-Jordan (SIGI/J) and Lina Abou-Habib, Executive Director of WLP.