Equality for women should come right along with basic human rights

Equality for women should come right along with basic human rights

Lys Anzia – WNN Commentary (WNN) WASHINGTON D.C., UNITED STATES: As International Women’s Equality Day comes and goes we all need to ask this question: what does “equality” really mean? And why have millions of women been fighting for equality worldwide for centuries? These are the questions that continue to haunt women, as well as […]

When a woman talks peace in South Sudan we must listen

When a woman talks peace in South Sudan we must listen

WNN Improve It (WNN) Juba, SOUTH SUDAN, EASTERN AFRICA: Seeing the critical impacts of conflict ‘up-close’ Ms. Norah Zangabeyo from the South Sudan Women Leaders for Peace has been talking with strength about how peace is the most important issue facing South Sudanese women and their families today. “Peace means for women to develop, to bring up […]

Global women heroes highlighted in photo exhibit

Global women heroes highlighted in photo exhibit

WNN Breaking (WNN) Zurich: Based in Switzerland and with coordinators in various countries, ‘PeaceWomen Across the Globe’ is an international network of women who have worked persistently and courageously for peace, security and justice in many regions of the world – even when their life is in danger and their work is overshadowed by setbacks. […]

KOREA: Under no circumstances can war be tolerated

KOREA: Under no circumstances can war be tolerated

Commentary by Chairperson Ms. Gyung-Lan Jung of Women Making Peace, with 27 South Korean Women’s Organizations Armed conflict must be stopped and dialogue started! On November 23rd, we received shocking news on the outbreak of a localized skirmish after North Korean forces launched an artillery barrage against the South Korean island of Yeonpyeong from a […]