Films

WLP creates films in multiple languages about current women’s right topics that are used in its workshops and online training, and by other community-based organizations in their programming. 

Equality: It's All in the Family

Now available in EnglishArabicFrench, Russian and Kyrgyz, Portuguese, Spanish, and Persian.

Equality: It’s All in the Family, Women’s Learning Partnership’s newest documentary, illustrates the spectrum of family laws around the world and their impact on women’s freedom, safety, and wellbeing. Drawing on expertise from prominent human rights activists and leaders, the film examines the root causes of discriminatory laws and highlights the path toward legal reform. This documentary is just one part WLP’s global initiative, Family Law Reform to Challenge Gender-Based Violence.

 

 

Human Rights: The Unfinished Journey (2015)

Now available on Vimeo - Click to watch

Human Rights: The Unfinished Journey chronicles the history of the human rights movement and explores the need for a holistic understanding of universal human rights. It presents a compelling case on why human rights should be placed at the center of national and international policy making.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Because Our Cause is Just (2013)

Now available in English, Arabic, and French.

In 2013, WLP released our documentary, Because Our Cause Is Just, on the backlash against women's rights in the Middle East/North Africa region during the period of political transition during surrounding the "Arab Spring."

 

From Fear to Freedom: Ending Violence Against Women (2012)

Now available in English, Arabic, French, Persian, Portuguese, RussianSpanish, Turkish, and Urdu.

In WLP’s film, From Fear to Freedom: Ending Violence Against Women, leading experts and activists from across the globe discuss the root causes of gender-based violence, share strategies to combat it, and provide inspiring accounts of the important milestones already achieved through the international women’s movement. 

 

 

 

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Women’s Learning Partnership (WLP) is celebrating International Women’s Day on March 8th, 2018 with ‘24 Hours for Equality in the Family’ to launch our global advocacy campaign against discriminatory family law. Join activists in time zones around the world by watching our new documentary film, Equality: It’s All in the Family, to raise awareness of discriminatory family laws and pave the way for reform.
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