WLP is pleased to release our new documentary, Because Our Cause Is Just, on the backlash against women's rights in the Middle East/North Africa region during this period of political transition. Click here to view the film.
Multiple subtitled language editions, including in Arabic and French forthcoming.
The film From Fear to Freedom: Ending Violence Against Women is now available in English, Arabic, French, Persian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, 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.
Click your preferred language to go to that language's film page and stream the film.
Alerts & Updates
April 10, 2014
Asia, Human Rights, Stop Violence Against Women, India
On December 17, 2013, WLP’s affiliate in India, Asmita Resource Centre for Women, held a screening of WLP’s documentary, Because our Cause is Just in Hyderabad. Following the screening, audience members had a lively conversation about the parallels between challenges to women’s rights and democracy in the MENA region and in India.
January 9, 2014
article 475, Human Rights, Middle East, Morocco, rape, Stop Violence Against Women, Political Participation, Morocco
Following significant advocacy by WLP Morocco/ADFM and other Moroccan women’s rights organizations, on January 8, 2014, the Moroccan Parliament finally adopted the draft law to amend article 475 of the Criminal /penal Code, which allowed rapists to escape prosecution if they married their victim.
November 15, 2013
Middle East, Stop Violence Against Women, Political Participation, Morocco
While Morocco women’s rights activists and organizations have long been seeking a comprehensive law to combat gender-based violence, the bill recently drafted by the Ministry of Solidarity, Family, Women and Social Development (bill 103.13, 2013) was far from what the women’s movement sought.
November 15, 2013
gbv, Human Rights, Legislation, Middle East, Stop Violence Against Women, Political Participation, Morocco
Press statement of Moroccan feminist movement RE: Bill 103.13 on the "Fight against violence against women"Casablanca, November 6, 2013 Feminist associations, member associations of the "Spring of Dignity,” and collective and national networks of women’s counseling centers met in Casablanca on November 6th, 2013 to examine bill 103.13 on the "Fight against violence against women" prepared by the M