- Increase women leaders' knowledge of gender roles ad women's rights in order to identify and advance up to three key issues that affect women's daily lives.
- Increase skills women leaders need for their voice to be heard as they advance key women issues.
- Increase engagement in women's issues by civil society, government institutions, national leaders, media, academia, NGOs and other influencers for a collective push to advance women's progress.
- Advancing at least two issues women leaders chose (such as reducing gender-based violence) in each country.
- Increasing the empowerment of at least 30 women in each country.
- Engaging many allies (women and men) in support of the advocacy of the women leaders in the three countries.
- Greater engagement of civil society, the mass media, universities, NGOs, and others in support of the issues that the women leaders chose.
- Greater engagement of government officials in support of the issues that the women leaders chose.
- Research and Knowledge-based Strategies;
- Established and Emerging Women Leaders;
- Diversity for Collective Action for Change;
- Amplifying the Voices of Women in the Process of Advancing Societies;
- Women and their Allies as Resources for Change; and
- Women and Leadership.
Implementer: The Kahlil Gibran Chair for Values and Peace,
The College of Behavioral and Social Sciences (BSOS),
University of Maryland (UMD)
Funder: Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI)
U.S. State Department
Start Date: October 1, 2017
End Date: September 30, 2019