Armenia, Australia, India, Italy, Liberia, Mexico, Nepal, and Sri Lanka: The Role of NGOs in Promoting Global Women's Issues


Photo by Alexey Klementiev/Hemera / Getty Images
Photo by Alexey Klementiev/Hemera / Getty Images

Women community leaders from Armenia, Australia, India, Italy, Liberia, Mexico, Nepal, and Sri Lanka will be in Kansas City to:

  • Highlight the role of NGOs in promoting equal rights and opportunities for women and girls, and supporting their political, economic, educational and social advancement;
  • Examine efforts to combat gender based violence and challenges commonly faced by women; and
  • Explore a variety of strategies and approaches to assist, protect and promote the empowerment of women in society, including visits to local, national and international civil society organizations, nonprofits, foundations, women’s associations, public-private partnerships, and faith-based and community-based groups.