Visit by Sizani Ngubane

In March 2018 IWRP was honoured to host Sizani Ngubane, Director of the Rural Women’s Movement (KZN) from South Africa. Sizani won the Woman of Distinction award this year at the UN CSW. IWRP spent a week with Sizani in New York at the UN. We hosted her in Ottawa, where she was introduced in […]

Global Network of Women Peacebuilders

Members of the Global Network of Women Peacebuilders meeting at the UN Commission on the Status of Women in March 2018. The IWRP was represented at CSW by Andrea Sobko and Susan Bazilli.

New Board Member: Andrea Sobko

Introducing IWRP’s newest Board Member, Andrea Sobko, to the UN Commission on the Status of women and the Canadian Mission to the UN in March 2018.

Mary Robinson Foundation + IWRP

IWRP working with the Mary Robinson Foundation on Climate Justice to enhance our theory of change, ensure that grassroots women get to the UN climate conferences, and to undertake research on the relationship of violence against women to climate change. March 2018.

Right to Play

In March, IWRP concluded its partnership with Right to Play, advising them on their organization wide gender equality policy, strategy, and action plan, their sexual harassment policy, and incorporating gender into play based learning. As part of the field mission, IWRP spent a week working with the Right to Play team in Tanzania in December […]