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 […]

Three women peace heroes will receive Nobel Peace Prize for 2011

Three women peace heroes will receive Nobel Peace Prize for 2011

WNN Breaking This year’s 2011 pick for the Nobel Peace Prize recognizes three outstanding women “for their non-violent struggle for the safety of women and for women’s rights to full participation in peace-building work.” The Norwegian Nobel Committee has chosen Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Leymah Gbowee and Tawakkul Karman to share the prize and award money […]

Libyan women say ‘we want inclusion’ with nation rebuilding

Libyan women say ‘we want inclusion’ with nation rebuilding

Farah Abushwesha – WNN Breaking (WNN) LIBYA: Having played a key role in Libya’s revolution, women must be fully included in the rebuilding and reconciliation process At this week’s conference on Libya in Paris, the Libyan National Transitional Council (NTC) and the international community talk about “inclusiveness” in the new country’s future. It seems strange, […]