Cash distributions help bring sustainable relief to Philippines

Cash distributions help bring sustainable relief to Philippines

Kate Marshall for IFRC – WNN Improve It (WNN/IFRC) Dagami, PHILIPPINES, SOUTH-EASTERN ASIA: Outside a crowded hall in Dagami, Leyte, scores of people are queuing to register with the volunteers of the Philippine Red Cross cash distribution programme. A group of mothers who have each just collected 5,000 pesos ($110 US dollars) chat and share […]

Increase in women on executive boards points to worldwide benefits

Increase in women on executive boards points to worldwide benefits

WNN Breaking (WNN) NEW YORK, U.S.: “Now is the time to make women’s history, not just celebrate it,” says WomenCorporateDirectors’ co-founder Susan Stautberg, president of PartnerCom Corporation. In conjunction with Women’s History Month this March, WomenCorporateDirectors (WCD) – the largest global membership organization of women board members – is taking significant steps to increase the […]

Life-saving tips on disaster preparedness help women of Bangladesh

Life-saving tips on disaster preparedness help women of Bangladesh

Katie Nguyen – WNN SOAPBOX (WNN) OPINION Bangladesh: When Cyclone Sidr battered Bangladesh in 2007 hundreds of women and children died. Not because they didn’t know there was a big storm coming, but simply because the men weren’t home to give them permission to leave the house and seek safety elsewhere. Paralysed by the shame of […]