Women's Learning Partnership

WLP Trains Syrian Refugee Women in Lebanon and Jordan with Funding from UNDEF

January 19, 2018

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Women’s Learning Partnership (WLP) will increase Syrian refugee women’s ability to create positive change for their communities through the Participation and Empowerment of Syrian Refugee Women in Jordan and Lebanon project, funded by the United Nations Democracy Fund (UNDEF). The initiative will work with individual Syrian women and with local organizations providing services to them.

Job Opportunities

January 12, 2018

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Thank you for your interest in WLP! We currently have an opening for a Web Communications Intern for Spring 2018. Please see the job description for details. Only qualified applicants with complete applications will be considered.

WLP Builds “Lifelines” between Art and Activism at Poetry Reading Event During CSW61

December 21, 2017

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On March 17, 2017, Women’s Learning Partnership hosted a parallel event to the 61st session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW61) titled Lifelines: The Poetry of Human Rights. It was held at the Church Center for the United Nations in New York City, convening notable women poets to read their original works to an audience of more than 100 people. The women spoke across ethnic, racial, and socio-economic divides on themes of exile, the process of healing, and peacebuilding.

WLP Morocco/ADFM Organizes Seminar and Protest for Soulaliyate Women’s Land Rights

December 21, 2017

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On March 2, 2017, WLP Morocco/L’Association Démocratique des Femmes du Maroc (ADFM) convened a national seminar and sit-in outside Parliament in Rabat to demand gender equality in collective lands. The seminar provided a platform for Soulaliyate women “women of collective lands” to present to responsible authorities, journalists, and the public their demands and the difficulties they still face.

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December 11, 2017

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WLP International Liaison Office (Bethesda, Maryland)

Mahnaz Afkhami

Mahnaz Afkhami, President and CEO, is former Secretary General of the Women's Organization of Ira

16 Days Against Gender-Based Violence 2017

November 21, 2017

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From November 25 to December 10, 2017, WLP partners from all over the globe will organize and participate in workshops, film screenings, and events as part of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence. Since its inception in 1991, more than 5,000 organizations from over 180 countries have participated. This year's theme, Together We Can End GBV in Education, places a strong emphasis on the human rights framework in order to advocate for institutional and policy change that prevents and addresses GBV in education.

 

 

Press Release: Women’s Learning Partnership Joins #GivingTuesday Movement to Strengthen Global Gender Equality

November 20, 2017

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Women's Learning Partnership will participate in #GivingTuesday, an annual day of giving that celebrates global generosity, on November 28, 2017. WLP will ask for contributions to bolster its work to end gender-based violence, advocate for human rights and increase women’s political participation around the world.

Overturning Article 308: A Profile of Asma Khader and WLP Jordan/SIGI-J

November 17, 2017

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Until a few months ago, rapists in Jordan could escape criminal punishment if they married their victims. This past August, the Jordanian parliament repealed the loophole that permitted this injustice.  The abolishment of the law, known as Article 308 and called the "Marry Your Rapist Law" by human rights activists, is a significant step forward for Asma Khader, the Sisterhood is Global Institute/Jordan (SIGI/J), and the Women's Learning Partnership (WLP), who have been fighting for this day for decades.

WLP Lebanon Holds Workshops to Empower Syrian Women Refugees

November 8, 2017

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WLP Lebanon conducted capacity building and leadership workshops for Syrian women refugees in March, April, July, and August 2017 as part of the Empowering Syrian Refugee Women for a Better Future project. The workshops use WLP’s inclusive leadership model to engage participants in activities that challenge the identity of “refugee,” helping them to transition from a state of trauma to a state of empowerment and engagement with their communities.

WLP Spotlights Empowerment through Leadership at Annual Global Meeting

November 2, 2017

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Women's Learning Partnership (WLP) gathered representatives from its grassroots women's rights organizations around the world for the Transnational Partnership Convening (TPC) in Potomac, Maryland. This annual meeting brings together leaders and activists that comprise the Partnership to share ideas, plan for future initiatives, and review the successes and challenges of the past year. The event facilitates knowledge sharing and builds solidarity among advocates of the global women’s movement.

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