The story of the Canadian Women’s Press Club

The story of the Canadian Women’s Press Club

CBC Books – Monday, 09 July2012 (originally published  03 Jul) Before women could vote in Canada, or were even considered “persons” under the law, there was the Canadian Women’s Press Club. It was created by a group of female journalists who were sent to cover the World’s Fair in St. Louis, in 1904. Linda Kay, […]

Women’s Prisons – A Global State of Crisis

Women’s Prisons – A Global State of Crisis

LYS ANZIA –  WNN Features “The strategy used in women’s prisons now is one of humiliation rather than rehabilitation,” said Jane Evelyn Atwood in her 2007 Amnesty International video documentary, “Too Much Time.” For nine years, Atwood photographed and documented the conditions for women in 40 women’s prisons worldwide including the US, Europe and Eastern […]

When a Girl Student Stands Up and Wins

When a Girl Student Stands Up and Wins

Fighting teacher-student rape in Zambia Sally Chiwama – WNN Features (WNN) Lusaka, ZAMBIA, AFRICA: In Feb 2006, only three months before the Zambian government ratified the African Union’s Protocol on the Rights of Women in Africa, a young girl student was calculatingly raped by her greatest authority figure, her own school teacher. The minor and […]