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: 2014, 2013, 2012, 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 28, 2014
16 Days, 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence, Fear to Freedom, Human Rights, Stop Violence Against Women, 2014 Events
As we begin the 16 Days of Activism to End Gender Based Violence, Women’s Learning Partnership is thrilled to invite you to join our free online interactive screenings of two short films on eliminating gender based violence globally.During the screenings, attendees are encouraged to share their thoughts and reactions via chat as they engage in a global discussion on gender based violence. (NOTE: This is a non-moderated, audience-centered event. Please engage respectfully.)
October 31, 2014
Stop Violence Against Women, 2014 Events, ICT for Social Change, Egypt, India, Malaysia
Join Women’s Learning Partnership in a live global online discussion, "Exposing the Realities of Combatting Sexual Harassment." WLP presents four activists from India, Egypt, Malaysia, and the United States to expose the impact of sexual harassment on women in their countries and to share the challenges and breakthroughs they have experienced in building safer societies for women through art, public protests, journalism and advocacy campaigns.
March 25, 2014
Women’s Learning Partnership (WLP) and The Global Women’s Institute at George Washington University present activist and legal scholar Karima Bennoune, author of Your Fatwa Does Not Apply Here: Untold Stories from the Fight against Muslim Fundamentalism, as she discusses this powerful new book detailing the impact of extremist religious ideology on the lives and agency of women and girls, and the growing power and influence of fundamentalists in the Muslim world in the past decade.