On June 4, 2020-WLP held its first virtual Transnational Partners Convening (TPC) bringing together WLP partners and Board Members to discuss the state of the partnership, and the overview of global challenges and emerging trends. The following is a statement that was shared by Barbara Phillips; WLP Board Member during the meeting.
Around the world, the spread of COVID-19 is changing how civil society organizations (CSOs) are able to conduct their work and the global women’s movement in particular is facing extraordinary challenges.
In response to the many challenges and threats facing civil society, democracy, and the planet, women and men marched, rallied, and gave speeches around the world on International Women’s Day. Demanding an end to inequality, violence, and environmental degradation, WLP’s partners were at the forefront of the mobilizations, amplifying local and regional campaigns for women’s rights.