Category: WELDD

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WLUML gears up for WELDD training in Cairo

Cairo will be the setting for WLUML’s third transformational feminist leadership workshop (and the second for the Middle East and North Africa region) between the 7th and 14th of December this year.  The workshop – part of our Women’s Empowerment and Leadership Development for Democratisation programme (WELDD) – will bring together young female activists from...

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WLUML Annual Report 2016

Women Living under Muslim Law’s major programme Women’s Empowerment and Leadership Development for Democratisation (WELDD) ended at year-end 2015, and reporting on the programme completed in June 2016. WLUML did not have any major collective field programmes in 2016. However, it continued to have discussion groups, carried on networking and make the existing WLUML and...

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What the WELDD training meant to me

I’ve always felt that I have an inside voice which guides me and opens my eyes to the kind of things that many other women feel nothing towards and just cope with. I was born in a country which suffers from a hierarchical authority. What makes this worse is that the women inside it are...

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WLUML Annual Report 2015

Activities and areas of work in 2015 include: Women’s empowerment and leadership, development for democratisation, websites: WLUML, VNC & WELDD, 16 days of activism, publications, online office, and strategic development process. Download WLUML’s Annual Report 2015

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WLUML Co-Hosted “Trials of Spring” Screenings at SOAS, University of London

Women Living Under Muslim Laws, in collaboration with London Middle Eastern Institute, organised a screening of the Trials of Spring at SOAS, University of London, on the 28th of October 2015. These hard-hitting, forceful and stirring short films centred on the experience of women during the Arab Revolution of 2011. Featuring activists from Tunisia, Libya, Egypt, Syria,...

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Senegal: WELDD West Africa Feminist Leadership Workshop

Bustling Senegal set the scene for passionate debate, robust reflection, slam poetry and much laughter this April at the first West Africa transformative feminist leadership workshop – brought together by our Women’s Empowerment and Leadership Development for Democratization programme (WELDD). An impressive group of emerging female leaders from Mali, Niger and Senegal came together for...