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Would you like to get involved with the Women, Information and Libraries SIG (WIL SIG)? Here’s how: 1. Learn about our projects and initiatives and explore our previous WLIC Sessions – contact the Convenor 2. Provide a translation for one of our resources 3. Learn how to become… Read More

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  • 21 December 2022

Libraries and the 2022 International Women’s Day

On this International Women’s Day, we look forward to seeing the new and continued ways libraries offer support for a sustainable future – and we encourage libraries to share best practices and how you’ve implemented services. Read More

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  • 07 March 2022

Women and Libraries: Marking International Women’s Day

Women are central to the well-being of any society. In turn, meaningful access to information and the defence of cultural rights is central to the empowerment of women. Meeting these needs is a major contribution of the library field. Read More

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  • 09 March 2018
  • By: anonymous

Inform Women, Transform Lives: Carter Centre Conference

The Carter Centre conference 'Inform Women, Transform Lives' will focus on the importance of transparency and access to information for women, and the obstacles they face. Looking to take practical steps, it will idenitfy entry-points, and establish priority actions for ensuring an effective, meaningful, and universal right of access… Read More

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  • 13 February 2018

Libraries Protect Women’s Cultural Rights

Cultural rights have long been recognised as a pillar of human rights, and women's cultural rights are no exception. A new paper from IFLA brings together lessons from a satellite meeting at last year's WLIC to show how libraries are working to defend these. Read More

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  • 02 January 2018
  • By: anonymous