WLP produces culture-specific training curriculum for women in the Global South, particularly Muslim-majority societies. In cooperation with WLP, these training materials are translated, adapted, and tested by women's organizations indigenous to the intended participant group.
We create a range of multimedia materials to document our South-South and South-North dialogues - panels, symposia, and virtual meetings of prominent leaders and activists addressing major challenges to women and girls in the Global South.
WLP's Translation Series seeks to make available translations of important works developed in the Global South for the advancement of women's human rights, and WLP's President Mahnaz Afkhami has edited a number of essay collections addressing issues of gender, rights, development and peace.
Additionally, our online Directory of Women Leaders seeks to increase the visibility of women leaders, particularly those from the Global South and those working on Global South issues.
Finally, our Resources section provides a wide array of key texts, legal cases, advocacy material, statistics and references related to our programmatic areas.
For the full list of WLP's publications and language editions, visit this page.
Alerts & Updates
April 2, 2015
Americas, economic empowerment, Leading to Action, Brazil, Leading To Choices, Leadership
From November 24-28, 2014, WLP Brazil/Cidadania, Estudo, Pesquisa, Informaçao e Açao (Cepia) convened the 7th Annual Institute for Women’s Human Rights (or “Human Rights Institute”) for a total of 22 participating men and women lawyers, activists, journalists, teachers, and social workers. The topics covered included violence against women, reproductive rights, women’s health, the media, race/ethnicity, and the labor market.
April 2, 2015
economic empowerment, Middle East, Leading To Choices, Leadership, Turkey
WLP Turkey/Foundation for the Support of Women’s Work (FSWW) held a series of grassroots training workshops in July through December of 2014 on financial literacy and entrepreneurship. The new workshop series was developed by FSWW to help to expand women’s micro entrepreneurship in economically disadvantaged communities, and is based off of the participatory facilitation methodology developed by Women’s Learning Partnership (WLP). In all FSWW conducted workshops in four cities reaching a total of 266 women participants.
December 23, 2014
Leading to Action, Leading To Choices, Leadership, Egypt, Organizational Capacity Building, Political Participation
WLP Egypt/Forum for Women in Development (FWID) has begun the third phase of an ongoing initiative to build capacity and facilitate cooperation between disparate civil society organizations (CSOs) non-governmental organizations (NGOs) throughout Egypt. The initiative, entitled “The Role of Civil Society in Attaining Social Justice,” encompasses diverse groups focusing on women’s rights, poverty reduction, and fighting corruption, among others. The initiative is seen as particularly important at a time when CSOs and NGOs of all types are facing increasing restrictions from the Egyptian government.