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Past Events

Women Thrive is located in Washington, D.C. We regularly hold events with our coalition partners, administration staff and decision-makers on Capitol Hill. Here you'll find information on some of our past events.

Still Left Behind: Women's Rights Groups' Participation and Leadership in U.N. and SDG Implementation Decision-Making

July 11, 2017 at 01:15pm to at 02:30pm

 

 

 

Join the Women's Major Group, Women Thrive Alliance and the Women Human Rights Defenders International Coalition to discuss and unpack the systemic and structural barriers faced by gender equality advocates and groups, including WHRDs, as they attempt to engage, as equal stakeholders, with the U.N. and national-level governments on SDG implementation processes.

SDG Learning Course: Boosting Grassroots Participation in SDG Implementation

July 10, 2017 at 03:00pm to at 06:00pm

Grassroots groups around the world are eager and poised to participate in the implementation of the SDGs, so why haven’t they been fully integrated into SDG-era decision-making?

Still Left Behind: Grassroots Women’s Rights Organizations’ Inclusion in SDG5’s National Implementation Processes

June 7, 2017 at 03:00pm to at 04:00pm

Women Thrive Alliance recently completed its 2017 National SDG Scorecard (NSC), which measures grassroots women’s rights and gender equality organizations’ knowledge of as well as participation in national-level SDG implementation.

From the MDGs to the SDGs: Grassroots Women’s Participation in Sustainable Development

March 13, 2017 at 08:30am to at 09:45am

Grassroots women and girls were largely absent from the creation and implementation of the MDGs. While the development of the SDGs was a more inclusive process, gender equality and women’s rights groups still struggle to be included in decision-making on these goals.

Global Policy Frameworks as Enablers of Grassroots-Led Gender Equality Advocacy

March 7, 2017 at 12:30pm to at 02:00pm

Every day, grassroots women’s rights and gender equality advocates challenge harmful norms, traditions, laws, and policies.

SAIS Global Women in Leadership Conference

April 15, 2016 at 03:00pm to at 04:15pm

Tools for Empowerment: Translating Improvements in Care into Opportunities for Women

Collective Advocacy in Action: Women and Girls Raise Their Voices

April 5, 2016 at 09:00am to at 10:30am

For too long, women and girls’ voices have been excluded from global policymaking. Collective advocacy can change that. 


The Power of Women and Girls' Voices: New Directions in Collective Advocacy

March 14, 2016 at 12:30pm to at 02:00pm

Please join Women Thrive Worldwide and partner organizations from Nepal, Kenya, and Nigeria at their March 14 CSW parallel event. See below and attached for more information and to RSVP. Feel free to share the invitation with your networks.


The Power of Women and Girls' Voices: New Directions for Collective Advocacy

The Power of Women and Girls' Voices: New Directions for Collective Advocacy

March 14, 2016 at 12:30pm to at 02:00pm

Please join Women Thrive Worldwide and partner organizations from Nepal, Kenya, and Nigeria for an exciting event, "The Power of Women and Girls' Voices: New Directions for Collective Advocacy", during the 60th session of the Commission on the Status of Women.

Women Leaders in Community-led Development

March 14, 2016 at 10:30am to at 12:00pm

Women Thrive's Alliance for Women's Solutions, Emily Bove, will be a panelist at this parallel event at the UN Commission on the Status of Women. The event is hosted by The Hunger Project.