Helping rape survivors feel stronger, not weaker, through video, film & news media

Helping rape survivors feel stronger, not weaker, through video, film & news media

Jessica Buchleitner – WNN Features (WNN) San Francisco, California, UNITED STATES, AMERICAS: Film director, award winning producer and activist Nancy Schwartzman, who’s work has been featured on PBS television show POV – Point of View in 2013, as well as the BBC news and numerous other media networks, wasn’t sure that what happened to her […]

U.S. women veterans work to survive traumatic event PTSD

U.S. women veterans work to survive traumatic event PTSD

Jessica Buchleitner – WNN Features (WNN) San Francisco, California, UNITED STATES, AMERICAS: In January 2013, the Pentagon lifted its ban on women in front-line combat roles in a historic step toward gender equality in the U.S. armed forces after 11 years of nonstop war, during which the front lines were often not clearly defined. With […]

Japan court sends two U.S. sailors to prison for gang rape

Japan court sends two U.S. sailors to prison for gang rape

WNN Breaking (WNN/VOA) Okinawa, JAPAN, ASIA: A court on the southern Japanese island of Okinawa has sentenced two U.S. sailors to prison for the rape and robbery of a local woman late last year. The Naha District Court sentenced Seaman Christopher Browning to 10 years on charges of gang rape and robbery, while his accomplice, […]