Womens Learning Partnership: for Rights, Development and Peace

I’ve been meaning to write about this wonderful network - the Women’s Learning Partnership (WLP) - before but have been procrastinating.
No time like the present:
In a nutshell, they’re about female empowerment as part of human equality, and positive thinking : they’re a network of networks - they work with 18 autonomous and independent partner […]

Iranian Women Activists jailed

Urgent human rights alert from the Women’s Learning Partnership:
“Thirty-four of our colleagues and partners in the Iranian women’s movement were arrested on Sunday, March 4 outside of Tehran’s Revolutionary Court. They were staging a peaceful protest against the increasing government pressure on civil society activists and, in particular, the trial of five women activists charged […]

SLAVE BRITAIN: twenty first century trade in human lives

A photography exhibition at St. Paul’s Cathedral which documents the ordinary lives and everyday locations caught up in human trafficking, and calls for an end to this illegal 21st century trade. The exhibition seeks to expose the reality of trafficking and the action needed to tackle it.
Running until the 29th March, produced by Panos Pictures, […]

Web Braille petition - please add your voice!

Web Braille offers access to thousands of electronic braille books on the Internet for the use of eligible braille readers by the Library of Congress National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS).On May 11th 2006 NLS made the following announcement on the Web Braille website:
“Because of technical and security difficulties, Web Braille […]