Analyses, Agreements and Resolutions: Legal, Comparative and Advocacy Resources

Family Law Reform:

  • Advocacy Resources including CEDAW Reports
  • Legal Resources including Muslim family codes comparison
  • Country-specific legal texts
  • Bibliographies on Muslim Family Law
 29 countries have reached the 30 percent mark in women's representation in parliament; at least 24 of those 29 have used quotas. 
— UN Women

Political Participation:

  • Data on Women's Representation in Politics
  • Quotas database and report
  • International legal agreements including the Beijing Platform, ICCPR and CPRW
  • Glossary and additional online ressources

Women's Human Rights:

  • CEDAW text and optional protocol
  • CEDAW advocacy material: "Equality without reservation" campaign, report in the Arab World, guides and learning resources
  • CEDAW status in WLP countries

Women, Peace and Security:

  • UN Security Council Resolutions
  • 1325 National Action Plans and 1325+10 materials
  • Violence Against Women reports and resolutions
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Twenty-five participants from thirteen municipalities in Brazil attended a Training of Trainers (TOT) Institute organized by WLP’s Brazil partner CEPIA in Rio de Janeiro in July 2016. The training aimed to raise awareness and motivate women to take action on women's rights issues including violence, reproductive health, and political involvement.
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CEADER, WLP’s partner in Nigeria, convened a National Training of Trainers for Women’s Leadership and Political Participation in May 2016. Eighteen representatives from 16 women’s rights organizations in the southern and eastern regions of Nigeria attended.  
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AFCF, WLP’s partner in Mauritania, conducted leadership trainings for female elected officials during March and April of 2016. Twenty-five women policymakers participated in total—ten parliamentarians from the capital of Nouakchott and 15 others representing various municipalities in the country.  
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