Women’s Learning Partnership (WLP) launches the publication of the family law research anthology, Feminist Advocacy, Family Law and Violence against Women: International Perspectives, on November 1, 2018.
From August 25-28, 2018, WLP Nigeria/CEADER hosted a RTOT. Activists from Ghana, Mauritania, Morocco, Mozambique, Nigeria, Kenya, and Uganda gathered in Lagos for WLP’s capacity building institute on reforming discriminatory family laws. Participants presented information on the status of family laws in their countries, engaged in group activities, held brainstorming sessions, and formed a collective vision for achieving gender equality in the family.
WLP launched Feminist Advocacy, Family Law and Violence against Women: International Perspectives, on November 1, 2018 in conjunction with the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace, and Security (GIWPS). Leading women's rights advocates from around the globe provided remarks on the status of discriminatory family laws and structures that perpetuate inequality and violence both in the home and in communities. An expert panel led a discussion around these issues, highlighting effective strategies for reform.
Experts discuss the spectrum of family laws defining relations between men and women, and examine their impact on women’s rights. (26 min)