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Webinar: Advancing Women’s Rights, Peace, and Political Participation Globally

Webinar: Advancing Women’s Rights, Peace, and Political Participation Globally Wednesday, May 25, 2016 3:00pm EDT Despite comprising over 50 percent of the world’s population, women continue to be notably underrepresented in politics, and gender inequality remains prevalent in all sectors of society worldwide. Yet, research shows that when women are empowered as political leaders, more […]

Women at the Tables of Power 2015

The 2015 WiLL/WAND National Women’s Leadership Conference, “Women at the Tables of Power,” was a huge success! More than 100 women state legislators and community leaders from 34 states attended the conference in Washington, DC and heard addresses from leading Administration officials and Members of Congress, networked with women leaders from across the country, participated […]

MN Women Leaders: Women, Peace, and Security

International Women’s Day has been observed on March 8th since the early 1900’s. From factory workers to abolitionists, women began to speak out against women’s oppression and inequality. They organized to demand better working conditions, equal pay, and the right to vote. As fifty percent of the world’s population, our fore-mothers realized they had a […]

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