In Italy she faced change, not defeat, under acid violence

In Italy she faced change, not defeat, under acid violence

Valeria Marchetti – WNN Features (WNN) Rome, ITALY, WESTERN EUROPE: This story was born of tragedy but has ended in triumph as the rebirth of a special Italian women with personality and endless dignity wins in court. The drama that forever changed the life of 36-year-old former attorney, now active women’s advocate and rights activist, […]

Lebanese advocates ABAAD partner with men for gender equality

Lebanese advocates ABAAD partner with men for gender equality

Elahe Amani – WNN Interviews (WNN) Beirut, LEBANON: A new Lebanon based human rights and equality initiative is now partnering with men to reach the goal as advocates for equality of the sexes in the Middle East region and beyond. To do this ABAAD – Resource Center for Gender Equality in Beirut has partnered with […]

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: Advocacy for women under domestic violence must work from ‘ground up’

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: Advocacy for women under domestic violence must work from ‘ground up’

Davinder Kumar – WNN Features (WNN/PI) Santa Domingo, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: With Dominican Republic’s national legislation against violence in place, as well as the international laws on human rights, it is clear that the duty to exercise due diligence to prevent, prosecute and punish violence against women should exist. But very little real protection exists for women […]