This International Youth Day WLP is celebrating the spirit of young leaders across our Partnership and the transformative power of their poetry. Please consider donating to WLP’s work with youth. WLP provides mentoring and training to young women and men, empowering them to become advocates for equality.
Across borders and languages, poetry has been a powerful tool for driving social change.
Remarks by Mahnaz Afkhami on behalf of the women and girls in Iran for the 2023 Atlantic Council Distinguished Leaders Award
On May 11, 2023, the Atlantic Council honored the courage of Iranian women and girls at the 2023 Distinguished Leadership Awards. A delegation of Iranian activists and scholars accepted the award on behalf of the women and girls in Iran. Actress and activist Nazanin Nour read the acceptance remarks written by WLP Founder and President, and Former Minister for Women’s Affairs in Iran, Mahnaz Afkhami at the awards celebration.