The ALWANE Morocco committee produced a short film that gives viewers a snap shot of the accomplishments that the committee has achieved, and the profound effect that the program has had on its committee members!
The ALWANE Bahrain committee produced a short film documenting the achievements and work of the committee since the ALWANE program's creation, as well as gives viewers a first-hand look at some of the entrepreneurs that the program has helped!
The ALWANE Palestine committee produced a short documentary that provides an in-depth look at some of the work that the committee has undertaken since the program's creation. This dramatic look at the committee's incredible accomplishments and hopes the for the future perfectly encapsulates what ALWANE hopes to achieve on a regional and world-wide scale!
It would be easy to wave a flag of victory for the human spirit after the Arab Spring, despite the fact that half of its population remains in a pre-ordained, disenfranchised position even after so much change has come. However, the women of the ALWANE Middle East North Africa Initiative are not used to “easy”, and they are not taking “good enough” for an answer.
[ November 22, 2012 ] Transparency and good governance can only be assured once women are fully included in all decision-making processes. WCI Executive Director, Dianna James contributes the below blog to Open Government Partnership's website.
ALWANE Yemen believes that with artistic expression, messages of social change and empowerment truly take hold in all levels of society. On September 15, 2012 in the city street of Sana’a, Yemen, WCI-ALWANE, created a vivid mural advocating women’s rights and gender equality.
The results of Libya’s first democratic election is one powerful example of how Libya’s phase of transition brings uncertainty, but also tremendous opportunity to further gender equality and advance women into the decision-making processes. As a result of a simple, but well-conceived gender-sensitive election law, women candidates in the July 7 election were elected to