Does BBC News training hold women to a different standard?

Does BBC News training hold women to a different standard?

Almut Rochowanski with Nani Jansen Reventlow  – WNN Commentary (WNN) LONDON, UK: In February 2017 the instructional hub of British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), BBC Academy, held its second series of trainings with the BBC Expert Women’s Day. The event brought together “female experts who’d like to appear on air as contributors to BBC programmes”. Choosing […]

Today girls face greatest impacts under global conflict

Today girls face greatest impacts under global conflict

“Conflict can take away everything. But it can never take away your knowledge,” – Young refugee and education activist To help raise awareness on challenges that children affected and uprooted by conflict face in accessing school, UNICEF has been working with Muzoon Almellehan, a 19-year-old Syrian refugee and education activist. Human Rights News – United […]

Does Global Profit Outrank Human Rights – Women’s Rights?

Does Global Profit Outrank Human Rights – Women’s Rights?

MARIA H. LEWYTZKYJ for  WNN Features Editor – Katherine Rea In part three of a ground breaking interview, Monterey Institute of International Studies MA graduate, U.S. born Ukrainian, Maria Lewytzkyj, continues a fascinating discussion with U.S. foreign policy expert, Jan Knippers Black on how transnational and corporate profits can cause human rights campaigns to falter. […]

Men Who Oppose Violence Against Women Are Also Vital – White Ribbon Campaign has Global Reach for Father’s Day

Men Who Oppose Violence Against Women Are Also Vital – White Ribbon Campaign has Global Reach for Father’s Day

LYS ANZIA – WNN Features As constant reports of violence against women continue, men from many locations that span the globe, from Brazil to Namibia, have been mobilizing to help make a difference in the world. The White Ribbon Campaign “the largest effort in the world of men working to end men’s violence against women” […]

As Peace Comes Into View – Women Strike Out For Greater Representation in Northern Ireland

As Peace Comes Into View – Women Strike Out For Greater Representation in Northern Ireland

Lys Anzia – WNN Features — Northern Ireland’s Betty Williams, 1976 Recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize — Did you know that women make up the majority of the population in Northern Ireland? That’s right. Fifty-one percent to be exact. But even with this edge on the male population in Northern Ireland, women are underrepresented. […]