Women's Empowerment and Leadership Development for Democratisation

feminism

Almost Three Years On, WELDD Ripple Effects Still Felt

16/11/2015

Last week, the Funding Leadership and Opportunities for Women (FLOW) team, the group without whose funding WELDD would not have materialized, visited former WELDD part

Kholoud El-Sayed to Speak at TEDxSuezCanalUniversity

09/04/2015

Egyptian WELDD graduate Kholoud El-Sayed has been announced as a speaker at TEDx Suez Canal University's first event, IDEUPHORIA.

What the WELDD training meant to me

Being raised in a family that could be described as relatively “open minded” in a patriarchal society, I was able to see and feel the pain of many women around me who don’t have such a privilege as mine. On the other side I always felt responsible for opening their eyes to that reality. The chance to participate in the WELDD workshop wasn't merely a coincidence as it might seem. I've always known that I’ll find an entry into women’s activism; I just never imagined that it would be so magnificent!

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