Digital Film Launch: It's Up to Us

Date: Friday, June 12, 2020 Time: 11:00 am-12:30 pm Description: Around the world people are facing unprecedented challenges to their health, security, and human rights. The recent coronavirus pandemic has revealed that the current structures of power are unable to respond to current and new crises, and in fact often exacerbate these crises. WLP’s newest documentary, It’s…

Women's World Summit

(Left to right) Former Prime Minister of Canada Kim Campbell, President of WLP Mahnaz Afkhami, and Former President of Ireland Mary Robinson attend the Women’s World Summit in Washington DC. The event formally launched the Women, Faith, and Development Alliance, an initiative aimed at ending poverty.

Small Groups Still Changing the World

Author : Marian Wright Edelman, The Chicago Defender 

Anthropologist Margaret Mead famously said, “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” In mid-June, a new network of thoughtful committed and powerful women from around the world: a queen, president, two Nobel Peace laureates, seven First Ladies, numerous cabinet…