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Can online abuse wound even more than actual physical violence? Social media was created to bring people together and give visibility to projects and initiatives. Unfortunately, they can turn into a double-edged sword. According to a recent report by the United Nations, 95% of all online aggression or insulting behaviour is directed at women.   A survey […]

Women Political Leaders Global Forum (WPL), Blockchain Charity Foundation (BCF), and Finance Center for South-South Cooperation (FCSSC) to host symposium on the use of blockchain technology for furthering economic development. NEW YORK – On September 24th, under the theme ‘Blockchain for Social Good: Utilizing Blockchain to Aid Economic Development,’ leading technology experts and government officials […]

Women European Leaders (WEL), the community of the Women Political Leaders Global Forum (WPL) representing leading women in the EU institutions, hosted a conversation in its “Leadership Journeys” series with Julia Gillard, former Australian Prime Minister (2010-2013) and current Chair of the Board of Directors of the Global Partnership for Education. During an inspiring conversation […]

When a country undergoes violence and conflict, both men and women suffer from it. Yet women are excluded from peace negotiations. According to UN Women, only 9 percent of peace negotiators are women. As a result, many of the agreements that come out of such negotiations promptly fail. With this reality in mind, Women in Parliaments Global Forum […]

Despite calls from the international community, women still remain remarkably absent from the negotiation talks. The Women in Parliaments Global Forum (WIP) and the National Democratic Institute (NDI) have developed a programme to facilitate the participation of female Parliamentarians in high-level global fora, with the support of USAID. The purpose of this project is to […]