2009 GLOBAL CONFERENCE IN KUALA, LUMPUR MALAYSIA

WISE held its second international conference in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from July 16 – 19, 2009.  Over 200 women from across the world participated in the conference entitled “Muslim Women: Building Institutions, Creating Change.”

Conference program:

The conference facilitated several types of information-exchange for participants, including the sharing of best practices; panel discussions and skill-building trainings on: 

  • Conference case study abstracts and PowerPoint presentations:
    • The Yemen Times Early Marriage Campaign: the Story of Nujood
    • Beliefnet: New Media & New Understanding of Muslim Dress Code
    • Achieving Prosperity & Dignity: From Economic Empowerment to Social Movement
    • Leveraging Corporate Social Responsibility for Women’s Progress
    • The Pakistani Marriage Contract: Filling in the Salient Clauses & Teaching Girls their Rights

Advancing Gender Equality in Muslim Mindanao: Training & Promoting Gender-Sensitive Religious Leaders to Affect Change

 

WISE Conference 2009