The overarching goal of this project is to facilitate full citizenship rights for women and children with disabilities in Bangladesh and Nepal
This collaboration between the Asian University for Women (AUW) and the Wellesley Centers for Women resulted in the design of a year-long gender studies course, Women Shaping Society.
This project is based on the model of past work dealing with the intersections of women's, and children's, and disability rights in Bangladesh and Nepal. It is a multiphased project to be actualized in Bangladesh (January 2009), Nepal (January 2009), Cambodia (May 2009), and India (May 2009).
This program brings together a working group of lawyers and jurists from Asia to focus on law reform in the region. The working group will examine the role that gender-based strategic litigation can play in advancing equality, non-discrimination, and human rights.
The project brings together China’s leading scholars on gender and the law to build common cause on women’s rights in China.
This project in collaboration with UNICEF addresses, through research and analysis, the way in which women's and children's rights intersect with legislative reform.
This roundtable to be held in Rabat, Morocco in spring 2011 brings together women advocates and law and policy makers who are working to advance the rights and status of women in the Muslim community.
This grant allows for ongoing technical assistance to Ford Foundation grantees working on the advancement of a women’s rights agenda in China.
This collaborative project involves sharing best practices and training to promote social entrepreurship by women in Saudi Arabia.
Through this project, a network of women leaders in countries where either Islam is a state religion, or has a large community that is governed by religious laws including Islamic laws, has been convened to build a body of scholarship that can be a platform for advocacy and sharing of strategies on emerging issues that bolster women's political, public and business participation.