SUBMISSION FROM WIDOWS FOR PEACE THROUGH DEMOCRACY (WPD) on THE STATUS AND HUMAN RIGHTS OF WIDOWS AND WIVES OF THE “MISSING” in SRI LANKA, In the context of CEDAW Articles 2, 5 ,7, 10-14 TO THE 66th Session of CEDAW, for the February 22nd Meeting with the Government of SRI LANKA Background The 30 year […]
Widowhood: An Humanitarian Disaster Parallel Event Hosted by WPD with Global Fund for Widows at the 60th UN CSW in New York Chaired by Baroness Hodgson with Margaret Owen, WPD Director, and several WPD partners, including Mama Zimbi of Ghana and Dr Eleanor Nwadinobi of Nigeria.
In June our founder Margaret Owen was awarded the NAWO Elder Award. The award is for feminists over age 80 who have contributed significantly to the women’s rights movement. Read more here: http://www.nawo.org.uk/nawo-elder-awards/
This blog post is reprinted with permission from Khadija Teri’s blog. The original post can be found here. A Very Important Update About a year ago, last August in fact, I had a guest post on my blog (A Very Important Guest Post) written by Susan Sandover, who is a good friend, mentor and colleague […]
This blog post is reprinted with permission from Khadija Teri’s blog. The original post can be found here. Cupidity Suffered by Foreign Wives Married to Libyans Relating to Inheritance Rights In the past I’ve had a few guest posts. Today is another guest, a very dear friend of mine with an important message to the […]