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Bring the Global Local

Bring the Global Local

 (San Francisco, USA) by Hannah M. Hutton On May 17, 2017 IANGEL and the Women’s Intercultural Network (WIN) jointly presented Bring the Global Local, a lively panel discussion surrounding the 61st Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women.  The event was aimed at sharing experiences from the CSW as a point of departure towards local activism for a global issue: inclusion, equity, and equality for women and girls.  The 61st Session’s primary theme was Women’s Economic Empowerment in the Changing World of Work, and we were reminded that livelihood can mean many things in many places, yet

IANGEL Presents to NGOs on Pro Bono Power at UNCSW61

IANGEL Presents to NGOs on Pro Bono Power at UNCSW61

(New York City, USA) by IANGEL Board Member, Mary Wolverton The power of pro bono legal services to achieve gender equality was the subject of IANGEL’s program at the UN Commission on the Status of Women NGO Conference in New York on March 22, 2017. IANGEL was thrilled to present this topic to activists from NGOs around the world, as a UNCSW parallel event. Nancy Newman, IANGEL founder and president, emphasized the wealth of legal resources available to support and assist those working to advance gender equity. Newman was joined by Stella Odife, a Nigerian attorney who serves on IANGEL’s

Good Ally Conference, San Francisco

Good Ally Conference, San Francisco

(San Francisco, USA) by Hannah M. Hutton  On January 6th, 2017, IANGEL participated in the “How to Be a Good Ally” strategic engagement conference.   Executive Director, Cecilia Lipp, and Development and Communications Intern, Hannah Hutton attended the event aimed at training lawyers, legal professionals, community leaders, and non-profit organizations to support anticipated needs arising in diverse, under-represented communities in the coming year.  

Women’s March 2017

Women’s March 2017

January 21, 2017 Today we marched. For equality. For our mothers, wives, sisters, and daughters.  IANGEL joined in the Women’s March in San Francisco, Seattle, Oakland and Boston.  We marched alongside millions of people worldwide who raised their voices and banners on this historic day.  As we continue to work day in and day out to advance women’s rights, it was truly an inspiration to see a global force of women and men connected for justice.   Together, we can! 

Forward Together

Forward Together

by Nancy J. Newman, Founder and President, IANGEL        On November 9, 2016, we awoke to a new reality. The world was rocked. The IANGEL community and countless women and men who care deeply about women’s rights and human rights are concerned for the future. But our work provides a shining ray of hope. It will light our path forward.