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
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.
April 2, 2015 | Africa, Leading to Action, Leading To Choices, Leadership, Leading To Choices Multimedia, Political Participation, Zimbabwe
On August 13-16, 2014, WLP Zimbabwe/Women’s Self Promotion Movement (WSPM) convened a National Training of Trainers (TOT) institute in the city of Mutare.
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.
S:SSO to Sakai