Korean women use invention to jump over gender gap

Korean women use invention to jump over gender gap

Lisa Schroeder – Yonhap – Tuesday, 13 September 2011 (originally published 07 Sept) In comparison, Iceland ranks No. 1, with the United States at 19 and the Philippines at 9. Korean women have only half the chance as Korean men at economic participation, opportunity as well as wage equality. This is in stark contrast to […]

An open letter about beauty and ugliness

An open letter about beauty and ugliness

Dheera Sujan – WNN Opinion (WNN) INDIA: Shirin Juwaley is an acid attack survivor who founded the NGO Palash to help burn and acid survivors.  She speaks to young people about her experience.  She was recently denied entry to a Mumbai college by a principal who didn’t want her students to get scared by Shirin’s […]

“Educate a Woman, You Educate a Nation” – South Africa Aims to Improve its Education for Girls

“Educate a Woman, You Educate a Nation” – South Africa Aims to Improve its Education for Girls

LYS ANZIA – WNN Features “Educate a woman, you educate a nation,” said Deputy President, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka at the 4th annual Women’s Parliament Conference in Cape Town, Africa on Tuesday, 28 Aug. 2007, as she spoke out on the importance for girls education. Working with Cape Town’s programs to improve conditions for women, Deputy Minister […]

A Life’s Worth of Living – Witnessing the Life of Foreign Correspondent, Dr. Ruth Gruber, in Her New Book “WITNESS”

A Life’s Worth of Living – Witnessing the Life of Foreign Correspondent, Dr. Ruth Gruber, in Her New Book “WITNESS”

Lys Anzia – WNN Features As award winning foreign correspondent, Dr. Ruth Gruber, reaches her 96th year this year, her new and 19th book is out. The book, “WITNESS – One of the Great Correspondents of the Twentieth Century Tells Her Story,” crosses decades as it speaks of humanity, crisis and rescue. Just released by […]

Italian Advocates Plan International Sit-Ins – CISDA Helps Urgent Situation for Malalai Joya

Italian Advocates Plan International Sit-Ins – CISDA Helps Urgent Situation for Malalai Joya

Lys Anzia – WNN Features – Malalai Joya at home in Farah, photo image Marie Dorigny – A group of women humanitarians is asking for help from the world on the one month anniversary of the parliamentary expulsion of Afghan parliamentarian, Malalai Joya. The Italian women’s organization, CISDA – Coordinamento Italiano Sostegno Donne Afghane, is […]