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.
Women's Learning Partnership joins Freedom House and over 450 civil society organizations, policymakers, and human rights leaders from around the world to call for global solidarity for Iran. The joint statement presents six steps that the international community must take to support the movement in Iran for freedom and rights.
A statement from WLP President Mahnaz Afkhami and the members of Women's Learning Partnership standing in solidarity with the women and men in Iran fighting for their rights, chanting “Woman, Life, Freedom!”