Achieving Transformative Feminist Leadership: A Toolkit for Organisations and Movements

Srilatha Batliwala, Scholar Associate, Association for Women's Rights in Development (AWID), and Michel Friedman, Senior Associate, Gender At Work, draws on the work done for CREA’s Feminist Leadership for Social Transformation—Clearing the Conceptual Cloud to develop a toolkit, with Oxfam, to build and support the individual and collective capacities of women in leadership positions. She will also develop a shorter grassroots-oriented version, in partnership with Women’s Empowerment and Leadership Development for Democratisation (WELDD), being implemented by Shirkat Gah, Pakistan; Institute for Women’s Empowerment, Hong Kong; Women Living under Muslim Law (WLUML), London; and CREA, as part of its New Voices/New Leaders programme.   Click here to download.

Upcoming Institute

Sexuality, Gender, and Rights Institute—Global 21-29 June 2014 | Istanbul, Turkey   The Institute is an annual residential course, which focuses on a conceptual study of sexuality and its application to programme interventions. It examines the links between sexuality, rights, gender, and health, and their interface with socio-cultural and legal issues. Participants critically analyse policy, research, and programme interventions using a rights-based approach. Activists and academics teach the course using classroom instruction, group work, case studies, simulation exercises, fiction, and films.   Last date for submitting completed applications is 15 April 2014. Click here to download call for application            Click here to apply online*   *Online application preferred. If you cannot use the online application, click here to download the application form. Please e-mail the completed form to   For more, click here.