Lebanon advocate Ghida Anani talks TV media & how men can protect women

Lebanon advocate Ghida Anani talks TV media & how men can protect women

Elahe Amani – WNN Interviews (WNN) Beirut, LEBANON: In an amazing coordinated campaign, a Lebanese advocacy group dedicated to protecting women  from violence shook up the media world by working closely with men as they asked them to act decisively and without hesitation to stop violence against women. Elahe Amani, special reporter from Iran for […]

Photo competition interviews woman with passion for images Afghanistan

Photo competition interviews woman with passion for images Afghanistan

Svetlana Bachevanova – WNN Interviews (WNN) AFGHANISTAN: Photojournalist Svetlana Bachevanova interviews an exceptional photographer, Paula Lerner, as part of a new global platform for documentary photographers dedicated to creating an awareness of social injustice and violations of human rights called FotoEvidence. Paula Lerner’s passion for photographing people has taken her from the Amazon to Afghanistan. Since […]

The Arab Uprisings: The View from Cairo

The Arab Uprisings: The View from Cairo

Women News Network – WNN Interviews As a close-up witness to the recent protests in Tahrir Square, the first woman president of the American University in Cairo, Lisa Anderson, shares her insights Anderson’s efforts to expand academic leadership in Egypt, along with her work to bring a comprehensive Ph.D. program for students in Cairo, has […]

PODCAST: Is Religion a Force for Good?

PODCAST: Is Religion a Force for Good?

Women News Network – WNN Interviews What impact does religion have on our global community? Of special importance, how does it impact women? How does world religion affect public policy in our region? These and other topics are part of this panel, brought to you via host Anushka Asthana, policy editor for The Observer at […]

PODCAST: Why Reproduction Matters

PODCAST: Why Reproduction Matters

Women News Network – WNN Interviews Michelle Goldberg talks about her award winning book, “The Means of Reproduction: Sex, Power and the Future of the World,” as she exposes the global war on women’s reproductive rights and its disastrous and unreported consequences for the future of our world. “I wrote a book that came out […]

PODCAST: Interview with woman Kurdish rights activist

PODCAST: Interview with woman Kurdish rights activist

Women News Network – WNN Interviews (Esra Al Shafei, founder of MideastYouth.com) “I had the pleasure of interviewing Nuha Serrac, an active defender of Kurdish human rights. Nuha has been with us at the Alliance for Kurdish Rights for more than a year exposing human rights violations of the Kurdish people throughout the Middle East […]

PODCAST: Millennium Development Goals – Global

PODCAST: Millennium Development Goals – Global

Women News Network – WNN Interviews At the UN Summit on the MDGs – Millennium Development Goals Madeleine Bunting gathers a roundup of analysis of the summit by global experts. As the United Nations sets its goal on 2015 targets, how will world poverty statistics be impacted? 2015 world predictions point to approximately 1 billion […]

PODCAST: Women’s culture Iran

Women News Network – WNN Interviews Esra’a Al Shafei, founder of Mideast Youth, interviews Negar Mottahedeh about her 2008 Syracuse University Press book release, “Representing the Unpresentable.” Their discussion highlights women and the visual history and reform in Iran from the 19th century to the present. What are the historic and the contemporary images that […]

PODCAST: Migrant workers unprotected in Gulf region

PODCAST: Migrant workers unprotected in Gulf region

Women News Network – WNN Interviews Ms. Khwala Mattar, senior specialist on employee principle and rights with the ILO – International Labor Organization, talks through the Mideast Press Club publication, “The Media Line,” interviews Esra’a Al Shafei, founder of the human rights network, “Mideast Youth,” on the issues of migrant rights, abuse and exploitation. Over […]