ICT Capacity Building

Audio and video tools on using ICTs for women's activism.

Alerts & Updates
June 27, 2013 | arab spring, Claiming Equal Citizenship, Human Rights, Middle East, women's rights, ICT for Social Change, Political Participation
 The Stand With Women Who Stand For Democracy Campaign seeks to raise global awareness that democracy will not be achieved – in the MENA region nor elsewhere – without the full participation of women and equal human rights for all citizens.  SUPPORT THE CAMPAIGN THROUGH SOCIAL MEDIA: 
November 4, 2011 | arab spring, Family Law Reform, Human Rights, Leading to Action, MENA, Middle East, Rights & Reservations: Realizing CEDAW, senate, 2011 Events, Bahrain, ICT for Social Change, Egypt, Political Participation, Iran, Jordan, Morocco
The following is WLP President Mahnaz Afkhami's written testimony for the hearing on Women and the Arab Spring to the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on International Operation and Organizations, Human Rights, Democracy, and Global Women’s Issues and Subcommittee on Near Eastern and South Central Asia Affairs. Thank you for the opportunity to submit this testimony on the state of women’s rights in the Middle East and North Africa during this critical time of transition. 
October 25, 2011 | Human Rights, ICT for Social Change, Making IT Our Own, Organizational Capacity Building, Political Participation
WLP President Mahnaz Afkhami discusses the intersection of women, democratic transition, and technology, focusing on the current context of the Middle East, at the Swedish International Development Cooperation Conference, "Internet and democratic change - Net activism, empowerment and emancipation," October 26, 2011 from 11:30-12:10 GMT, followed by discussions on specific MENA countries, and closing remarks by Sweden's Secretary of State, Hanna Hellquist.  
November 11, 2010 | Middle East, eNews 27, ICT for Social Change, Young & Emerging Leaders, Jordan
Asma Khader surrounded by participants at Youth Tech Festival II In 2009, WLP’s First Annual Youth Tech Festival brought 110 young men and women from all over Jordan to Amman to acquire hands-on skills in using emerging technologies to advocate for social change. The nine-woman technology training team coached the young adults in creating their own engines of social change.Worldwide, young people are using YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, website creation and blogging to connect and talk about the world they want to see and will have to live in.
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