UN Ambassador British actor Emma Watson talks women at table in Uruguay

UN Ambassador British actor Emma Watson talks women at table in Uruguay

WNN Breaking (WNN/UNNC) Montevideo, URUGUAY, AMERICAS: On her first country visit as UN Women’s Goodwill Ambassador, acclaimed British actor Emma Watson in Uruguay highlighted the need for women’s political participation as the country gears up for elections with a first-ever national quota law guaranteeing 30 per cent women’s representation. “Women must have a say in […]

Iran women rights defenders stay away from UN conference in fear of reprisals

Iran women rights defenders stay away from UN conference in fear of reprisals

WNN Breaking (WNN) United Nations, Geneva, SWITZERLAND, WESTERN EUROPE: On Monday March 10 nation members of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland along with UN experts discussed heightened dangers for human rights defenders worldwide. Not only are dangers increasing, safe locations for human rights defenders, including women human rights defenders is “shrinking,” […]

SOMALIA: All female radio brings education & community to Mogadishu

SOMALIA: All female radio brings education & community to Mogadishu

WNN Breaking (WNN/SomaliaCurrent) Mogadishu, SOMALIA, EASTERN AFRICA: In a nondescript white building along the bustling Makka al Mukarramah Road, a group of women intently focus on their computer screens, playing and replaying sound pieces. Somali music plays softly through the speakers as the presenter fits on her headset and starts the show. Welcome to Aman […]

Women use Facebook to speak out against Italy’s fallen leader Berlusconi

Women use Facebook to speak out against Italy’s fallen leader Berlusconi

WNN Breaking (WNN) Milan, ITALY, WESTERN EUROPE: Charged with abuse of office after years of hiding a sexual relationship with a minor Italy’s fallen 76-year-old leader Silvio Berlusconi continues to deny all charges made against him. As a seasoned politician, Berlusconi successfully won the heart of Italy’s political momentum through the office of Italy’s prime […]