Pakistan's religious madrasas schools are on the rise

Pakistan's religious madrasas schools are on the rise

International Crisis Group for – WNN Learning! (WNN/ICG) ISLAMABAD/BRUSSELS: To combat religious extremism and sectarian violence, Pakistan must reform its education sector by boosting resources to public schools and updating the school curriculum to improve quality and remove divisive and discriminatory narratives. Long underfunded, Pakistan’s system of public education has been further devastated by militant […]

Anti-immigrant sentiments plague sex workers of Geneva’s ‘Red-Light’ district

Anti-immigrant sentiments plague sex workers of Geneva’s ‘Red-Light’ district

Carli Pierson – WNN Features (WNN) Geneva, SWITZERLAND: As Switzerland appears to be weathering the storm of the rising European financial crisis, Geneva’s immigrant women, who work inside the city’s active sex trade industry, tell a different story. Prostitution has been a legal industry inside Switzerland since the enactment of the Swiss Criminal Code in […]

French election: François Hollande vows to rid politics of sexism

French election: François Hollande vows to rid politics of sexism

Angelique Chrisafis – Guardian – Thursday, 10 May 2012 (originally published 04 May) Socialist frontrunner offers more women in top jobs, a ministry of women’s rights and sexual harassment laws He has promised an equal number of men and women in cabinet, and to reintroduce a ministry of women’s rights. But will François Hollande be […]

Stopping global prejudice of Muslims through the lens of American civil rights

Stopping global prejudice of Muslims through the lens of American civil rights

Anya Cordell – WNN Opinion (WNN/CGN) Chicago, ILLINIOS, U.S.: Martin Luther King, Jr., the renowned American civil rights activist, said, “Men hate each other because they fear each other, they fear each other because they don’t know each other, and they don’t know each other because they are often separated from each other.” Americans commemorated […]