Letter to the Guardian, 11 February 2017

Subject: Women will unite in opposition to Trump at the UN Women’s Commission ( opposition makes the difference in America and elsewhere Saturday 11 February) Dear Sir, The 61st UN Status of Women Commission, opening for its two-week session on March 13th, will be the first large UN meeting to convene under Trump’s presidency. While […]

Oral Statement to the 60th CSW

WIDOWS FOR PEACE THROUGH DEMOCRACY (WPD)Submitted with Association of War Affected Women, Gray Panthers, Guild of Service, WRI, Mama Zimbi Foundation, NAWO, WHR-SWG, WiLPF, all NGOs in consultative status with ECOSOC ORAL STATEMENT TO THE 60TH CSW ON THE PRIORITY THEME: WOMEN’S EMPOWERMENT AND ITS LINK TO SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN THE CONTEXT OF WIDOWHOOD Never […]

Event - Widowhood: An Humanitarian Disaster

Widowhood: An Humanitarian Disaster

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.

Foreign Wives Have No Inheritance Rights in Libya, Part II of II

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 […]

Foreign Wives Have No Inheritance Rights in Libya, Part I of II

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 […]