Today girls face greatest impacts under global conflict

Today girls face greatest impacts under global conflict

“Conflict can take away everything. But it can never take away your knowledge,” – Young refugee and education activist To help raise awareness on challenges that children affected and uprooted by conflict face in accessing school, UNICEF has been working with Muzoon Almellehan, a 19-year-old Syrian refugee and education activist. Human Rights News – United […]

UN continues to help child victims of Syrian conflict

UN continues to help child victims of Syrian conflict

WNN Radio On Air (WNN/UNR) United Nations, NEW YORK, AMERICAS: A global petition which encourages people across the world to voice outrage at the devastating impact on children of an ongoing civil war in Syria, launched by the UN last February still needs your signature and action. The appeal has come from UNICEF, the UN […]

An Australian aboriginal child can stand proud – Radio talk with Muriel Bamblett

An Australian aboriginal child can stand proud – Radio talk with Muriel Bamblett

WNN – Radio on Air (WNN) Victoria, AUSTRALIA: “We’re a people without status. We’re not formally recognized within the constitution. And it’s concerning that aboriginal people are scared to say they’re aboriginal,” says Muriel Bamblett, CEO of the CEO of the Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency in Victoria, Australia, who is herself aboriginal and a […]

When Buddha was a woman – A radio talk with Sandy Boucher

When Buddha was a woman – A radio talk with Sandy Boucher

WNN – Radio on Air (WNN) OAKLAND, California, U.S.: 2600 years ago, the Buddha created an order of women nuns, but it disappeared after only 1,000 years. Today, Western women Buddhists are allying with Buddhist women in the East to struggle against prohibition on women’s ordination, in places such as Thailand. Kellia Ramares-Watson interviews feminist […]

Consciousness-raising the ruling class

Consciousness-raising the ruling class

WNN Radio release (WNN Radio release) UK: During five days of May 2011, Baroness Anne Jenkin set up a soup kitchen in Britain’s House of Lords, to help the peers “get a better understanding of the challenges faced by people living in extreme poverty.” The Women’s Parliamentary Radio tours the place to see what the diners there […]

Were women central to the ancient world in Europe?

Were women central to the ancient world in Europe?

WNN – Radio on Air In this interesting radio show on WINGS, host Marija Gimbutas combines archaeology, linguistics and folklore studies to describe the Neolithic cultures of Old Europe as stable, peaceful, sustainable, and female-centered. Joan Marler, a Gimbutas scholar, reviews the material artifacts at the 2nd World Congress of Matriarchal Studies. A study of […]