Arab Women Learn from Austrian Elections during Study Tour

Rising awareness of women’s participation in elections has become an important issue for Arab women as they take on greater leadership roles. To support their efforts AWLI brought campaign advisors from Lebanon, Libya and Tunisia to Vienna for a study tour of the Austrian parliamentary elections…

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New AWLI Website Shares Story of How Arab Women are Making a Difference

AWLI today launched its new website that highlights the work Arab women are doing to improve their communities and their countries. Visitors can see members in action in the website photo gallery, find information on AWLI programs, resources – including AWLI’s Standard Series…

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Survey Research Strengthens the Work of Female Parliamentarians and Candidates in Jordan

Amman, Jordan – In the lead-up to Jordan’s municipal elections scheduled for August 27, women candidates are gaining great knowledge on the development, implementation and …

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Moroccan Women Advocate for Disability Rights

Rabat, Morocco – AWLI brought together women political and civil society activists in Morocco, to collaborate on efforts to improve the lives of persons with disabilities and …

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AWLI and Government of Canada Partner to Increase Women’s Political Participation

Amman, Jordan – The Arab Women’s Leadership Institute (AWLI) believes that the participation of women, in all levels of government, is integral to emerging democracies.  …

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AWLI Members Promote Greater Economic Empowerment for Women in Middle East and North Africa

Amman, Jordan – AWLI Chairwoman and International Republican Institute board member Tami Longaberger opened the three-day training program by welcoming participants from the Middle East and …

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Canada’s Foreign Minister Meets with AWLI, Discusses Role of Women in Middle East and North Africa

During a recent trip to Jordan, John Baird, Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs sat down with Dr. Eman Al Hussein, a member of AWLI’s Advisory Council, and Barb Broomell, …

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Survey Research Strengthens the Work of AWLI Members

Public opinion research is a crucial instrument to make political parties and activists more responsive to voters, assist elected officials at all levels of government …

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AWLI Fellows Focus on Research and Policy Development

March 20, 2013 Skopje, Macedonia – Arab women from Egypt, Iraq, Morocco, the West Bank and Gaza recently traveled to Macedonia to discuss the role …

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Women Leaders from the Middle East and North Africa Strengthen Coalitions

July 20, 2012 Amman, Jordan – More than a year after the Arab Spring, which brought tremendous political change to the Middle East, possibilities for …

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