Feminist Dialogue Circles the Globe with Radio

Feminist Dialogue Circles the Globe with Radio

LYS ANZIA – WNN Features AMARC, the World Assoication of Community Radio Broadcasters is an international NGO for women working in the field of community radio. On January 17-19, 2007, AMARC will be participating in the third International Feminist Dialogues in Nairobi, Kenya. AMARC currently has 110 member countries and almost 3,000 members who are […]

We Want Every Home to Be a Zone of Peace

We Want Every Home to Be a Zone of Peace

Lys Anzia – WNN Features   When Ruth-Gaby Vermot-Mangold says, “We want every home to be a zone of peace. We want all forms of violence to cease,” she means it. Everyone who hears this cry will agree it’s time to do something to help in the world’s peace effort. Yes. Peace is on our […]

Endless Work for a Peaceful World

Endless Work for a Peaceful World

Lys Anzia – WNN Features On March 8, 1960 Eleanor Roosevelt walked shyly into the lecture hall at Brandeis University nodding slowly to each of the hundreds who sat on the edge of their chairs in attendance. After all it was the famous Eleanor Roosevelt, that wife of Franklin, who was sometimes known for upstaging […]

Education is a Human Right

Education is a Human Right

Lys Anzia – WNN Features -photo Svetlana Bahchevanova / Albanian Girl Learning to Read and Write in Macedonia 1998 During the 1990’s, according to the encyclopedia MSN Encarta, schooling was particularly difficult for many ethnic Albanians. Under the crisis in Kosovo Serbian authorities attempted to close all schools that served to educate ethnic Albanian children. […]

You Cannot Stop the Coming of Spring – Mounting Security Concerns for Afghan Parliamentary Member Malalai Joya

You Cannot Stop the Coming of Spring – Mounting Security Concerns for Afghan Parliamentary Member Malalai Joya

LYS ANZIA –  WNN Features Recently, on March 20, 27 year old, Malalai Joya, one of Afghanistan’s youngest parliamentary members, faced a dangerous uphill battle. It was the battle for her own personal safety. During her recent month long tour in the US, Joya has continued to speak out in public on the same issues […]

Public Support for Hostage Jill Carroll On the Rise

Public Support for Hostage Jill Carroll On the Rise

LYS ANZIA – WNN Features Jill Carroll is still alive. This is the good news. According to a Feb 10 Christian Science Monitor report, a recent film released by Kuwaiti TV station and Al Rai TV depicts a stronger more determined Jill Carroll. This broadcast was aired to audiences in the Arab language television network […]

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