Women's Empowerment and Leadership Development for Democratisation


Ripples of Change: WELDD Builds Feminist Leadership Across Africa and the Middle East


In 2013, WELDD held workshops in the MENA and Sehal regions to build women’s leadership and political participation. The results were hugely successful; young female activists from Egypt, Tunisia, Iraq, Syria, Libya, Yemen, Sudan, Senegal, Niger and Mali emerged invigorated and with a renewed sense of purpose.

Iraqi women’s resilience: in search of a new story

Under the ruins which was a city

and the stones which were a home

with the burnt trunks which were trees

and the dried blood which was a person

look there

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