INLW (International Network of Liberal Women) is an association of women from countries worldwide who support the Liberal principles.

We aim to improve women’s awareness of their political rights and responsibilities.

We advance participation of liberal women in politics at local, national and international levels and within liberal parties worldwide.

We campaign: to eliminate all practices and laws which impede women’s hopes of a full life; to equal access to education; for employment and property, and against discriminatory marriage and parental rights laws.

INLW is a member of Liberal International. We send representatives to the UN Conferences as NGO with Special Consultative Status: i.e. to the UN ECOSOC Commission on the Status of Women, to the UN Human Rights Council and UN DPI/NGO Conferences etc.

INLW organizes meetings during the Congresses of Liberal International and during CSW and in other countries where liberal parties are active.

You can support INLW by becoming a member. Some countries have local Chapters.

The Netherlands
In the Netherlands the Dutch Chapter’s president is:
H.E. (Lysbeth) van Valkenburg-Lely,

Network dinner with our former State Minister of Migration Mark Harbers and Euro Parliamentarian Caroline Nagtegaal!

The International Network of Liberal women and the Liberal Women Netwerk enjoyed a well-attended dinner on September 2nd, 2019 in Rotterdam. Guest speakers were VVD member of Parliament Mark Harbers, he has just returned as a representative to Parliament after resigning from his post as Minister of Migration and ALDE Member of the European Parliament, […]

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Shadow Report by Dutch CEDAW Network

Members of INLW Netherlands Chapter participated in writing the so-called “NGO shadow report concerning the NL Government report to the CEDAW Committee. INLW was a co-signer of the NGO Shadow report   This shadow report has been compiled on behalf of the Dutch CEDAW Network by a team consisting of some NGOs and independent women’s […]

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Training workshop Report on the values of liberalism and citizenship

The International Network of Liberal Women- Chapter Morocco is a Network based on the very principles of liberalism; (Freedom, justice, equal citizenship and individual representation of the human being). Its approach reconciles essentially the individual with his environment in order to build a social peace, in accordance with the universally recognized principles in the field […]

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Launching of the INLW Asia-Pacific Chapter in Taichung, Taiwan on July 12th, 2018

On July 12th, 2018 a Press Conference and meeting was held in Taichung Town Hall in Taiwan announcing the Launching of a new INLW Chapter. This Asia-Pacific Chapter is to be established in the new Taichung development of International NGO Centre. INLW President Margaret de Vos van Steenwijk and LI President Juli Minoves were invited […]

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Thematic International Network of the VVD and INLW

The Liberal International Human Rights Committee met inThe Hague during an event organized by the Thematic International Network of the VVD and INLW.             Chairman of Liberal International Human Rights Committee (LI HRC), Mr. Markus Loening gave us some up-dates and insight in the work of the Human Rights committee. […]

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“Women Empowering Women”: Experiences across Asia CALD Women’s Caucus Conference and Workshop Held 10-14 August 2017 Taipei and Taichung, Taiwan

As INLW President, Margaret de Vos van Steenwijk was invited to participate at the Conference held in the Shangri-La’s Far Eastern Plaza Hotel Taipei.                       The Official opening was conducted on Friday morning by Taiwan’s President Ms. Tsai Ing-wen who is Taiwan’s First Female President. […]

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Women in the city council are much needed

On the 25th of March the Dutch Liberal Women’s Network organised a speed-dating event to inspire women to apply for the municipal elections in March 2018. Over 35 women and one gentleman, some members of VVD and some just interested persons made the acquaintance of several VVD politicians. The municipal elections next year in March […]

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Declaration on Peace and Cessation of War

As you know, INLW’s President was asked by the International Women’s Peace Group (IWPG) to participate at a Conference in September in Seoul, South Korea. As President of INLW Margaret de Vos represented INLW at different events. The aim of this enormous Conference was to advocate the Declaration on Peace and Cessation of War (DPCW) […]

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