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Announcement: UNGA Resolution on Female Genital Mutilation

Former Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar Moushira Khattab was informed by No Peace Without Justice that on December 20, at its 67th Ordinary Session, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) will adopt the Resolution “Intensifying Global Efforts for the elimination of female genital mutilation.”

The Women in Public Service Project Joins Forces with the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

The Wilson Center becomes the permanent home of the Women in Public Service Project, with Rangita de Silva de Alwis announced as Director of Women's Leadership Initiatives.

Aung San Suu Kyi to be Honored with 2012 Ion Ratiu Democracy Award

Aung San Suu Kyi will receive the 2012 Ion Ratiu Democracy Award, Jane Harman, president and director of the Wilson Center, announced today. Suu Kyi, will be honored with the prestigious award at a symposium in Yangon, co-hosted by the Wilson Center’s Global Women’s Leadership Initiative on January 15-16, 2013.

GWLI Global Advisory Board

The Global Women's Leadership Initiative is proud to announce the members of the GWLI Global Advisory Board: Her Excellency Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga, The Honorable Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Her Excellency Roza Isakovna Otunbayeva.

Rangita de Silva de Alwis to Direct the Global Women’s Leadership Initiative

The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars announced today the appointment of Rangita de Silva de Alwis as director of its Global Women’s Leadership Initiative (GWLI).
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Happy UN International Day of the Girl!

Today is the UN International Day of the Girl Child, a day to celebrate girls and a movement to speak out against gender bias and advocate for girl's rights everywhere.

Mentoring Session - Updates from the MENA Region: Challenges and Opportunities for Reform

Many of the delegates who participated in our 2012 Women in Public Service Project (WPSP) Institutes in Washington D.C. (pilot program) and Wellesley College are vitally engaged in transitional justice processes in their countries. On our second mentoring conference call, we were able to learn about their current endeavors.

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