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.
Past years archives: 2011, 2010 ,2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000.
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.
Alerts & Updates
November 30, 2012
2012 Events, art, IMOW, inter-generational, Leadership
This fall WLP President Mahnaz Afkhami curated On Generations for the International Museum of Women's Curating Change. This exhibit features the voices of women thought-leaders, filmmakers, and activists who curate their favorite stories from IMOW's rich global archives.
November 14, 2012
2012 Events, Afghanistan, Africa, Americas, Asia, Human Rights, Leading to Action, Middle East, Rights & Reservations: Realizing CEDAW, Stop Violence Against Women, Bahrain, Brazil, Cameroon, Egypt, India, Victories over Violence, Indonesia, Iran, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Malaysia, Mauritania, Morocco, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Pakistan, Palestine, Turkey, Uzbekistan, Zimbabwe
November 14, 2012
2012 Events, Americas, Leading to Action, Brazil, Egypt, Political Participation, Indonesia, Iran, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Malaysia, Mauritania, Morocco, Nigeria, Pakistan, Palestine, Turkey, Zimbabwe
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.