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On International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, Graduate Women International (GWI) calls attention to the transformative power of women’s and girls’ education and its ability to break the cycle of poverty around the world
16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence
On 25 November the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence (GBV) will begin and run through 10 December, Human Rights Day.
Graduate Women International (GWI) has created an impactful and easy-to-use advocacy campaign toolkit.
GWI Update NewsletterMarch 2019
On International Women’s Day, GWI galvanizes towards gender equal innovation opportunities.
On 8 March 2019 Graduate Women International (GWI) join the global community in celebrating International Women’s Day; a day for world citizens to shine a spotlight on gender equity issues, how these issues impede global development, and how they can be eliminated.read more
Peace through Education General Assembly, Centenary Celebration and Conference update.
We are pleased to announce that we will be offering a half – day workshop for young members called “Connecting the Power of GWI Young Members” on July 26, 2019.read more
This preliminary Conference agenda is being sent to National Federations and Associations (NFAs) six months before the date of the General Assembly and Conference.read more
Graduate Women International (GWI) is pleased to announce the launch of the 2019 Bina Roy Partners in Development (BRPID) programme. GWI is maintaining the competitive framework used in the last round. Projects must once again meet specific, time-bound, measurable...read more
Call For Nominations For the GWI Board, GWI Standing and Special Committees and Assistant Treasurers
Deadline to submit candidates is Thursday, 7 February 2019.
The GWI Board of Officers invite members of National Federations and Associations (NFAs) and Independent Members to nominate qualified, experienced candidates for the following:
On International Students’ Day, GWI celebrates students steering a more sustainable future for all.
Since 1941, International Students’ Day is marked annually on 17 November. Although the day originally served to commemorate the atrocities inflicted on the students during the Nazi Occupation in Prague in 1939, it now is observed as a non-political celebration of students, highlighting students’ rights and the importance of higher education.
The GWI Education Committee and VP: Advocacy and Education would like to draw members attention to a new toolkit which has been uploaded onto the GWI website. They plan to use this toolkit at the GA/Conference in July 2019 but in the meantime invite you to look at it, provide us with any comments and further suggestions. Perhaps even other sample lesson plans.read more
Our CIR, Jenny Morley, recently learned via the CIR of New Zealand, Shirley Gillett, about the treatment of widows in India. The latter had been alerted to the situation by Gomathy Venkateswar who, in July 2012, attended a session of the United Nations in New York as a delegate of Virginia Gildersleeve.read more
We also know that each NFA has now, or has had in its history, outstanding women who have embodied the mission and vision of IFUW / GWI. We are asking each NFA to tell us about these women by sending us a short profile of no more than 2 outstanding women that we will share in digital format with the GWI family during the 2019 celebratory year. Deadline for final submission: 15 January 2019read more