New School for Social Research / By Mahnaz Afkhami
Mahnaz Afkhami delivers the opening remarks during a one-day conference in cooperation with the Social Research Journal, entitled “2020 Vision: Mobilizing for Women’s Rights and Eliminating Violence Against Women.” The conference keynote speakers were Shirin Ebadi, Thoraya Obaid, Mary Robinson, and Melanne Verveer.
AWID Resource Net / By Rochelle Jones
AWID highlights the efforts of Muslim women to eliminate violence against women, as discussed in the recently released report from the International Symposium entitled “Leading to Change: Eliminating Violence Against Women in Muslim Societies.” The Symposium was convened by the Women’s Learning Partnership for Rights, Development and Peace (WLP) in March 2005.
AWID / By Women’s Learning Partnership
On September 5th, 2008, Women’s Learning Partnership presented a panel at the National Endowment for Democracy entitled “Technology for Women’s Rights Advocacy and Democracy Building. Mahnaz Afkhami introduced the discussion saying, “International movement building in the 21st century and involvement of youth in advocacy will be made possible largely through technology.”
Women’s Learning Partnership
Against All Odds: Women Partnering for Change in a Time of Crisis. In this video the Women’s Learning Partnership (WLP) addresses the challenges that they face in today’s world and the value of networking in overcoming these challenges.
Iran Dokht / By Gissou Azarnia
Every year, legions of aspiring politicos and non-profiteers make their way to Washington, D.C. in the hopes of establishing a name for themselves and their work. To begin this series, Iran Dokht takes a look at the Women’s Learning Partnership and its founder Mahnaz Afkhami.
IranDokht / By Pari Esfandiari
The importance of women’s rights groups such as the WLP should not be overlooked nor should the contributions of individual women to the world-wide struggle for peace, freedom, and equal human rights, women such as Mahnaz Afkhami, the Founder and President of the Women’s Learning Partnership.
Iran Dokht / By Pari Esfandiari
Pari Esfandiari Interviews Gissou Azarnia on “Clash or Consensus?- Gender and Human Security in a Globalized World,” a conference held at John Hopkins University in Washington D.C. and sponsored by the Women’s Learning Partnership for Rights, Development, and Peace.
The Middle East Women’s Studies Review / By Abby Jenkins On November 25, 2002, the Women’s Learning Partnership for Rights, Development and Peace (WLP) in collaboration with the Dialogue Project of the School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) at Johns Hopkins University sponsored a forum examining the constraints and opportunities Muslim women face in expanding […]
The Middle East Women’s Studies Review / By Balaghi, Shiva On June 7, 2001 Women’s Learning Partnership (WLP) convened a cross-regional, interdisciplinary meeting on women’s leadership at the School for Advanced International Studies of John’s Hopkins University in Washington, DC. The meetings were co-sponsored by the Hagop Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies at New […]
Mahnaz founded the Women’s Learning Partnership to help empower women to re-imagine and restructure their lives in their families, communities, and societies. She co-authored Leading to Choices, a manual adapted into seventeen languages and used by women in over 30 countries to develop democratic leadership skills …