60 percent of women harassed on daily basis – Cairo

60 percent of women harassed on daily basis – Cairo

Protective laws unfit for women on streets of Cairo   Correspondents JOSEPH MAYTON and MANAR AMMAR – WNN Features CAIRO: Being an Egyptian woman is to accept sexual harassment as daily routine, according to a recent report from the Egyptian Center for Women’s Rights (ECWR). The study outlines, 60 percent of Egyptian women and 98 […]

When a Girl Student Stands Up and Wins

When a Girl Student Stands Up and Wins

Fighting teacher-student rape in Zambia Sally Chiwama – WNN Features (WNN) Lusaka, ZAMBIA, AFRICA: In Feb 2006, only three months before the Zambian government ratified the African Union’s Protocol on the Rights of Women in Africa, a young girl student was calculatingly raped by her greatest authority figure, her own school teacher. The minor and […]

South African HIV Women Suffer Under Inequality

South African HIV Women Suffer Under Inequality

WNN Features – WNN Report / Amnesty International Violence and extreme poverty in rural South Africa place women at grave risk of becoming infected with HIV, according to a new report by Amnesty International. This undermines the ability of women who are HIV positive to seek and obtain treatment, thus worsening a national epidemic that […]

“Educate a Woman, You Educate a Nation” – South Africa Aims to Improve its Education for Girls

“Educate a Woman, You Educate a Nation” – South Africa Aims to Improve its Education for Girls

LYS ANZIA – WNN Features “Educate a woman, you educate a nation,” said Deputy President, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka at the 4th annual Women’s Parliament Conference in Cape Town, Africa on Tuesday, 28 Aug. 2007, as she spoke out on the importance for girls education. Working with Cape Town’s programs to improve conditions for women, Deputy Minister […]

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 […]

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