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.
August 18, 2015
Africa, Americas, Asia, Human Rights, human security, Middle East, TPC, 2015 Events, ICT for Social Change, Human Rights: The Unfinished Journey, Young & Emerging Leaders
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.
March 2, 2015
csw, new york, press release, 2015 Events
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 2, 2015
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.
February 26, 2015
csw, new york, parallel events, post-2015, post-MDGs, 2015 Events
WLP Film Premiere: March 10: Documentary Film Screening and Panel Discussion: Rethinking Human Rights: Challenges and Opportunities in the 21st Century (links to separate page)WLP CSW59 Parallel Events: March 12: WLP and Equality Without Reservation Event: Protecting the Rights of Women in the Arab Region in the Post 2015 AgendaMarch 16: WLP, Aurat Foundation, and Collective for Research and Training on Development - Action (CRTD.A) Event: Country Reflections Beijing Platform for Action: A Case Study of Government Compliance and the Way Forward for Pakistan and LebanonMarch 16: Association Démocratique des Femmes du Maroc (ADFM) Event: Women's Rights in Morocco 20 Years after BeijingMarch 16: ADFM – Spring of Dignity Event: Post 2011 Legal Reforms in Morocco: What Place for Women Victims of Gender Violence?