• In 2005 the League of Women Voters in partnership with the National Council of Women of Kenya began a two-year program to strengthen democracy and democratic practices in Kenya.  Kenyans Working Together for Good Governance: Civil Society, Government, and Members of Parliament was designed to ignite an effective engagement among members of parliament, appointed district commissioners, and members of local civil society groups. The League and the National Council began working together in 1999 during the League's program Woman Power in Politics: Building Grassroots Democracy in Africa.

  • After traveling to Yerevan to attend the international conference "The Role of NGOs in the Public Policy Process" and after listening to the needs identified by local participants, the League submitted in August 2007 a concept paper recommending that local Armenian nongovernmental organizations be coached on effective advocacy skills.

  • The League of Women Voters was contacted by long time League member Gail O'Reilly in 2005 to inquire about the possibility for the League to work in Armenia.

  • The League’s experience in Ukraine dates back to 1995 and to its project “Strengthening Women’s Rights in the Newly Independent States.”  Through this project, the League provided technical training and assistance to women’s nongovernmental organizations to ensure the sustained role of women in developing and monitoring the rule of law in Ukraine and in Russia.  As part of this program, and in partnership with the Moscow Center for Gender Studies and the Ukrainian Center for Women Studies, the League sponsored a grassroots exchange program in the United States for 20 women leaders from Russ

  • The League of Women Voters conducted a 4-day workshop titled “Women Making a Difference” in conjunction with the Public Affairs Office of the U.S. Embassy and the Women’s Lobby Group of Zambia. The program sought to share ideas on the participation of Zambian women in the elections of 2006.

  • Under contract from Management Systems International (MSI) and funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development, the League of Women Voters provided technical assistance to four local nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) in Malawi in preparation for the May 20, 2004 presidential and parliamentary elections.

  • Woman Power in Politics: Building Grassroots Democracy in Africa was carried out between September 1999 and December 2002 and was funded by a creative partnership between the Bureau of Educational and Citizen Exchanges of the U.S. Department of State and the Education for Development and Democracy Initiative (EDDI) of the U.S. Agency for International Development.

  • The League's work in Africa began in 1998 with the launching of a multinational citizen exchange project with counterparts in Sub-Saharan Africa to share strategies for civic education and citizen participation in political life.  Women NGO leaders from Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe had the opportunity to experience first-hand the League's nonpartisan, grassroots approach to citizen involvement in democratic politics in the United States.