When beauty collides with atrocity: Documenting acid violence through film

When beauty collides with atrocity: Documenting acid violence through film

Lys Anzia with documentary filmmaker Izabella Demavlys – WNN Interviews (WNN) Brussels, BELGIUM, WESTERN EUROPE: Two years ago photographer and documentary filmmaker Izabella Demavlys began work on a true story that will impact you for the rest of your life. This film is dedicated to ‘opening our eyes and hearts’ to a healing process that […]

Women and the Changing Face of the Industry

Women and the Changing Face of the Industry

Tanzina Vega and Stuart Elliott – New York Times – 08 October 2012 (originally published 04 Oct) ADVERTISING WEEK in New York is, to borrow a concept from Forrest Gump, like a box of chocolates inside a box of chocolates. Nestled within the panel discussions, speeches and parties are seminars, presentations and events sponsored by […]

Lebanon advocate Ghida Anani talks TV media & how men can protect women

Lebanon advocate Ghida Anani talks TV media & how men can protect women

Elahe Amani – WNN Interviews (WNN) Beirut, LEBANON: In an amazing coordinated campaign, a Lebanese advocacy group dedicated to protecting women  from violence shook up the media world by working closely with men as they asked them to act decisively and without hesitation to stop violence against women. Elahe Amani, special reporter from Iran for […]

Zambian TV Ads Threaten Women’s Gains

Zambian TV Ads Threaten Women’s Gains

Valentine Chanda – IPS – Inter Press Service – Wednesday, 2 March, 2011 (originally published 28 Feb) LUSAKA, Feb 28, 2011 (IPS/SNS) – Five years since Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf was elected president in Liberia, it appears there is a systematic campaign to remind African women that their place is still in the kitchen. And advertisers of […]

How Radio Stops Violence Against Women – Africa

How Radio Stops Violence Against Women – Africa

WNN Radio   What is the most significant change brought about by community radio in Africa? Birgitte Jallov, Denmark’s founder of Communications Partners, works with community media as it intersects with international development projects and society advocacy for women, primarily in Africa. In Jallov’s studies, the result for women who have access and engagement in […]