parallel event at the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women 2015 was entitled: " Every Woman, Every Right, Everyone is
Responsible. The Time is Now: Feminists Working With Civil Society”.
The issues addressed included: grassroots activism that motivates political will, the role of women in sustainable development and how Sharia can be the source for women’s rights and how to challenge religious dogma.
The impressive panel included in the picture above are: Moderator, Dr. Tolanda Tolbert,
Director of the Inclusive Leadership Initiative for Catylysts Global Member
Services; Jean Shinoda Bolen, MD and author; Dr. Pam Rajput, Chairperson, Gov’t
of India, High Level Committee on the Status of Women and Ani Zonnveld. Founder
and President, Muslims for Progressive Values.