Global women peacebuilders need on-the-ground funding, say UN experts

Global women peacebuilders need on-the-ground funding, say UN experts

WNN Breaking (WNN/UNNC) United Nations New York, U.S., AMERICAS: Women are crucial partners in peacebuilding and must be guaranteed the safe political space, including a seat at the “negotiating table,” to participate in all steps of post-conflict reconciliation and recovery processes, stressed high-level United Nations officials today at a Headquarters event. Chair of the UN […]

Adequate funding for women suffering under climate change falls short

Adequate funding for women suffering under climate change falls short

Rebekah Curtis – WNN Breaking (WNN/TLW) ISTANBUL, Turkey: People funding initiatives to tackle climate change effects would channel money towards the worst-affected people, right? And towards those who play key roles in mitigating the effects of climate change? It certainly sounds logical. But in reality, many donors aiming to help communities to weather climate change often […]

Author Isabel Allende proves strategic funding changes lives for the better

Author Isabel Allende proves strategic funding changes lives for the better

Cynthia Arvide – WNN Features (WNN) Mexico City, MEXICO: In a charming and witty speech titled “Stories of Passion,” author Isabel Allende expressed her thoughts on the conflicts women face today worldwide after generations of human rights battles and the invention of the birth-control pill. Stories that bring ‘changing the world for the better’ into […]

Haiti womens micro-lending bank brings big cash to rescue

Haiti womens micro-lending bank brings big cash to rescue

  Able to quickly reach a well-developed network of women throughout the country, an alternative banking system performs while the Haitian economy is in shambles Peggy Simpson – WNN Features in partnership with the WMC – Women’s Media Center A micro-credit program and banking system for more than 200,000 women in Haiti has come to […]