“Winning Strategies for Gender Equality” – Women’s Rights Advocates’ Messages to the Women of Iran (Video)

Mar 11, 20100 comments

Women Intercultural Network & US Women Connect “Winning Strategies for Gender Equality” As an opening panel for the UN NGO CSW, this session was an opportunity to make connections for the coming week and share scheduled events. The panelists addressed their strategies for moving gender equality and human rights forward locally and globally – what works and what are the possibilities for the next  ‘innovation’ decade. The panel this year included Elahe Amani,  Co-Chair, WIN, Welcoming; Jean Shinoda Bolen, The Millionth Circle; Olivia Calderon, New America Foundation; Gloria Feldt, Women’s Media Center; Clare Winterton, International Museum of Women; Tae Yoo,  Cisco Sytems;  Hon. Jackie Weatherspoon,  New England USWC Coalition;  Rosemary Smithson, President USWC and Loretta Ross, SisterSong,  Moderating.

Watch a video below of clips collected from various women’s rights activists speaking at the panel and to us about their hopes and support for the women of Iran.