Women, Law and Development International (WLDI)

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History

1979, as a programme of OEF International. Became independent in 1993. Has been known as Institute for Women, Law and Development, Washington DC.

Aims

Through collaborative research and capacity building with women's groups in Asia, Africa, Latin America, East and Central Europe and the Middle East: advance a deeper understanding and universal respect for women's human rights; encourage use of law as a tool for women's empowerment; facilitate international strategies in defence of women's rights; sharpen legal and political skills of women's rights advocates; promote United Nations and governmental policies favourable to women's rights; expand and strengthen the global women's rights network, making it a powerful force for change.

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Activities

Global and regional fora; research projects.

Structure

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Consultative Status

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 5 non-governmental organizations.
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Publications

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Members

Members in 0 countries
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Type I Classification

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Type II Classification

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Subjects *

  • Society
    • Women
  • Law
    • Law
  • Development
    • Development
    • Empowerment
  • Innovative change
    • Change
  • Peace
    • Rights

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 4: Quality EducationGOAL 5: Gender EqualityGOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions

UIA Org ID

G3118

Last News Received

24. Sep 2002
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** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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