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  • Nims: Reconstructing the meaning of leadership is essential to WE4L

    15/10/2018

    Nims: Reconstructing the meaning of leadership is essential to WE4L October 15, 2018 By Laudy Issa The need to redefine the constructed meaning of leadership and tackle gender roles within the family emerged as key elements in the keynote speech at the 2018 Women Empowered for Leadership (WE4L) Linking and Learning event. Delivered by Salma […]

  • A Learning Moment: Youth camp in Jordan highlights gender issues

    11/10/2018

    A Learning Moment: Youth camp in Jordan highlights gender issues October 11, 2018 By Laudy Issa A learning youth camp organized by WE4L used an inclusive and interactive approach to create a platform for dialogue on power inequity and gender issues for 100 Jordanian youths. How the Youth Camp was organised Implemented in collaboration with […]

  • 2018 WE4L Linking and Learning Event: A space for innovation and sharing

    11/10/2018

    Participants discussing the work they are doing in their countries 2018 WE4L Linking and Learning Event: A space for innovation and sharing October 11, 2018 By Laudy Issa Hivos hosted the 2018 Linking and Learning Event for the Women Empowered for Leadership program on October 1 and 2, bringing together different partner organisations and stakeholders […]

  • Maharat Foundation: A gendered perspective on access to information in Lebanon

    02/10/2018

    Maharat Foundation: A gendered perspective on access to information in Lebanon October 2, 2018 By Laudy Issa WE4L partner Maharat Foundation examined the current access to information that women in Lebanon have and the challenges facing them through a roundtable discussion held on September 28. The event, which coincided with the UNESCO International Day for […]

  • CALL FOR THE GENDER COMMISSION TO ENSURE REALISATION OF GENDER PARITY

    06/09/2018

    Women queue to cast their votes at Binga High School CALL FOR THE GENDER COMMISSION TO ENSURE REALISATION OF GENDER PARITY September 6, 2018 PRESS RELEASE CALL FOR THE GENDER COMMISSION TO ENSURE REALISATION OF GENDER PARITY IN  APPOINTMENTS TO LEADERSHIP POSITIONS   4 September 2018 The Women’s Coalition of Zimbabwe (WCOZ), representing nonpartisan women’s […]

  • To the woman who dared to try… July 30th

    28/08/2018

    Women queue to cast their votes at Binga High School To the woman who dared to try... July 30th August 28, 2018 Women of Zimbabwe, we congratulate all who participated in Zimbabwe's harmonised election. We congratulate the woman who dared to go against the odds, the name calling, the patriarchal systems, the social stigma, the […]

  • 10th SADC Gender Barometer launches in Johannesburg

    20/08/2018

    10th SADC Gender Barometer launches in Johannesburg August 20, 2018 Activists from across the SADC region joined together at Constitution Hill on the eve of Women's Day, 7 September 2018 to celebrate the gains in gender equality and launch the 10th SADC Gender Barometer. The launch which was held at the old Women's Prison was […]

  • Hivos WE4L Jordan in the Press: Local women ‘take the lead ‘ on social change through ‘kitchen meetings’

    07/08/2018

    Hivos WE4L Jordan in the Press: Local women ‘take the lead ‘ on social change through ‘kitchen meetings’ August 7, 2018 Originally published in The Jordan Times on 2 August 2018. AMMAN — Dozens of Jordanian women from around the Kingdom have come together in "kitchen meetings", an innovative platform created for them to discuss […]

  • Media and Money during the Lebanese Elections: How female candidates were disadvantaged

    01/08/2018

    Media and Money during the Lebanese Elections: How female candidates were disadvantaged August 1, 2018 by Noura El-Turk “Women’s Representation in Media – Elections 2018” a new study brings a detailed account of Lebanese media during elections and its impact on Female candidates. Maharat Foundation, a partner in the Hivos Women Empowered for Leadership programme […]

  • Launch of Study on Lebanese Women’s Presence in the Media during the 2018 Elections

    01/08/2018

    Launch of Study on Lebanese Women's Presence in the Media during the 2018 Elections August 1, 2018 For the Original Arabic text please go to this link. WE4L Partner Maharat Foundation organized a meeting to launch the study "Women's Presence in the Media - the 2018 Elections" at  Antwork  in Spears - Beirut, on Monday, […]