News

Media Inquiries
Phone +(301) 654-2774 (or)
email wlp@learningpartnership.org

WLP President Mahnaz Afkhami is frequently interviewed as an expert on women’s rights issues in the Middle East and North Africa, and particularly on women in leadership, women and technology, Islam and women’s human rights, and culture and development.

We can connect media representatives with leading women's rights activists at our partner organizations in Afghanistan, Bahrain, Brazil, Egypt, India, Indonesia, Iran, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Malaysia, Mauritania, Morocco, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Pakistan, Palestine, Turkey, and Zimbabwe, as well as the experts on our Board of Directors.

See our Events Calendar for a full listing of WLP events, past and present; and our current edition of eNews.

Alerts & Updates
August 14, 2014 | Africa, aminetou mint moctar, extremism, Human Rights, Human Rights Alerts, human rights defenders, mauritania, Mauritania
.left-div { float: left; width:500px; vertical-align:top; } .right-div { float: right; width:420px; vertical-align:top; }   
August 8, 2014 | extremism, Human Rights, Human Rights Alerts, Iran, ISIS, Jordan, Lebanon, Middle East, women's rights, Iran, Jordan, Lebanon
**Interviews Available** CONTACT:  Catherine Harrington+1 240 752 9905  / charrington@learningpartnership.org                         
July 11, 2014 | bomb, gaza, Human Rights, Human Rights Alerts, israel, Middle East, palestine, peace, Palestine
  Since July 7, over 500 people – over 100 of those children – have been killed in Gaza. Over 3,000 Palestinians have been injured. Thousands of children are experiencing what it is like to be bombarded; thousands of families are now without shelter.
S:SSO to Sakai