Zambia’s government steps up to the plate to help its girls

Zambia’s government steps up to the plate to help its girls

Lillian Banda – WNN Improve It (WNN) Lusaka, ZAMBIA, EASTERN AFRICA: The Zambian Government has vowed to eliminate early marriages and violence against children. Ministry of Gender and Child Development Permanent Secretary Anne Sinyangwe told the Third Committee of the United Nations, which was discussing the ‘Promotion and protection of the rights of children” on […]

‘Reaching Out’ Romania works to bring better lives to trafficked girls

‘Reaching Out’ Romania works to bring better lives to trafficked girls

Eva Fernández Ortiz – WNN Features (WNN) Constanta, ROMANIA: After studying psychology and living in Australia for some years, human rights activist and street-child advocate Iana Matei returned to her native country – Romania. When she returned in 1998 her life changed in a big way. As a psychologist and ‘expert’ in street children, Matai was […]

Argentina brings cruel statistics to the practice of femicide

Argentina brings cruel statistics to the practice of femicide

Vanessa Rivera de La Fuente – WNN Opinion (WNN) Buenos Aires, ARGENTINA: Across the world one femicide occurs every 30 hours. For “La Casa del Encuentro,” a woman’s advocacy association located in the capital city of Buenos Aires, the term femicide is more than just a political concept. It is also considered one of the most […]