Nobel Peace Laureate Gbowee brings scholarships to Liberia’s women

Nobel Peace Laureate Gbowee brings scholarships to Liberia’s women

Deborah Mazon – WNN Breaking (WNN) Flanders, BELGIUM, EUROPE: Outlining what she calls “a serious gap” in conditions under leadership in Liberia, Nobel Peace Laureate Leymah Gbowee is sharing her convictions that women must occupy key roles inside her home country of Liberia as she gets ready for an upcoming symposium at Leuven University in […]

Jobs improve status for women in Brazil’s slums

Jobs improve status for women in Brazil’s slums

Luisa Pascoareli – WNN Features (WNN) Sao Paulo, Brazil: The city of Sao Paulo is a crowded city of over 11 million people. It is a city of many contrasts where those who live an affluent life often intersect daily with those who have little to nothing. Sprawling slums, known as ‘favelas,’ can be seen […]

EUROPE: Higher education cutbacks hurt women the most

EUROPE: Higher education cutbacks hurt women the most

Curt Rice – WNN Opinion (WNN) EUROPE: European universities are failing in the way they use human resources. Women are underrepresented at the top levels of academia, and there are good reasons to think that this damages universities. In the 27 countries making up the European Union, 59% of university graduates are women, but only […]