Champions for Youth to Gather in Malaysia for Women Deliver 2013 Conference

Champions for Youth to Gather in Malaysia for Women Deliver 2013 Conference

Women Deliver – Thursday, 25 April 2013 (originally published 22 Apr) Thousands of advocates for young people will convene in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on May 28-30 to drive change for girls and women at Women Deliver’s third global conference, Women Deliver 2013. Newly announced speakers include: Graça Machel, Incoming Chair, Partnership for Maternal, Newborn &  […]

[Uganda] She turned misfortune into a fortune

[Uganda] She turned misfortune into a fortune

Matsiko Kahunga – Daily Monitor – Tuesday, 12 February 2013 [sic] not your ordinary farm. It is a serene get-away for a quiet reflection, a practical demonstration site for biogas energy, a children’s holiday campsite, an entrepreneur – incubation centre, all rolled into one. “…when we were attacked by thieves one night, one question kept […]

Youth activism counts as 10,000 plea for Joseph Kony justice

Youth activism counts as 10,000 plea for Joseph Kony justice

Allison Punch – WNN Justice (WNN/EP) Washington, D.C., UNITED STATES: On Friday, November 15, Invisible Children hosted Lobby:DC, an all-day event bringing activists to the heart of U.S. policy with meetings on Capitol Hill. Over 700 activists received training from IC staff on how to engage Congress members and urge them to support the pursuit […]

LEBANON: Youth groups work to bring society together without discrimination

LEBANON: Youth groups work to bring society together without discrimination

Vanessa Bassil – WNN Opinion (WNN/CGN) Beirut: The recent violence between political parties – some of them affiliated with different religious sects – in Tripoli and Beirut has made headlines, and shows the degree to which political conflicts in Lebanon remain a potent social problem. Lebanon is composed of 18 religious communities, and all too often, […]

Violence against women: ‘Through the gender lens’

Violence against women: ‘Through the gender lens’

Sehrish Wasif – The Express Tribune – Tuesday, 14 December, 2010 (originally published 11 Dec) ISLAMABAD: To motivate the youth, develop a gender-sensitive media and highlight issues of violence against women, a handbook was launched on Friday. Uks Research, Resource and Publication Centre on Women and Media in collaboration with United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) […]