Women's History News
Oct 27, 2014
"Parliamentarians’ renewed obsession with women’s dress and male-female workplace mixing represents a throwback to the early days of the Islamic revolution, when women who did not observe the Islamic dress code were subject to 70 lashes and when men and women were segregated in university classrooms, buses and elsewhere," writes Haleh Esfandiari.
Jul 08, 2014
Former public policy scholar Shankar discusses her book in an interview with The Sunday Indian.
Jan 29, 2013
Rangita de Silva de Alwis, Director of the Global Women’s Leadership Initiative at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, was recently featured in an opinion column in USA Today written by Al Neuharth.
Jan 25, 2013
On January 16th, the Wilson Center's Global Women's Leadership Initiative (GWLI) presented the prestigious 2012 Ion Ratiu Democracy Award to Aung San Suu Kyi at her private residence in Nay Pyi Daw, Burma.
Dec 21, 2012
The Global Women's Leadership Initiative (GWLI) is proud to present the Report of the inaugural Women in Public Service Project (WPSP) Learning Institute.
Sep 04, 2012
A highlight of the AUW WPSP Institute was when the students presented their Action Plans to combat injustices towards women in their home countries.
Aug 24, 2012
In this chapter from The Iran Primer, Haleh Esfandiari provides an historical overview of the women's movement in Iran.
Aug 21, 2012
Alma Lama, a member of parliament in Kosovo and a delegate at the Inaugural Women in Public Service Project Summer Institute at Wellesley College, recently drafted and proposed a law to her parliament regarding journalists' rights.