After leaving work, Alaa Mohamed Ali, in her thirties, was on a bus back to her home in Haram when she was subject to a sexual assault.
On December 6, Khadija Ismayilova's Baku apartment was searched by the prosecutor general office employees. Ismayilova's mother, brother and lawyer Elton Guliyev were present during the search.
GRANADA, Nicaragua – Women in bright colored dresses indicative of their various ethnic backgrounds marched despite the rain in the colonial city of Granada on Tuesday to call for an end to global violence against women.
“Las mujeres mojadas, jamás serán calladas,” they chanted, playfully refitting the popular chant, “the people united, will never be defeated,” to one more appropriate for the weather.
The study says even in places with tough, forward-looking laws many women are still the victims of discrimination, violence and lack adequate access to health and legal services.
"Early identification of women and children subjected to violence and a supportive and effective response can improve women's lives and well-being, and help them to access vital services," said Claudia Garcia-Moreno, a WHO physician.
Its that time of the year where we are calling for theme suggestions for our popular long documentary project 2014. The long documentary project is part of IAWRT mandate to build the capacities of members in documentary/film making to enhance professional standards of members.
The International Association of Women in Radio and Television, (IAWRT) – USA, in collaboration with IAWRT International will premier its documentary, Hands On: Climate • Women • Change -- Women Seeking Solutions, followed by discussions with climate change experts and journalists. The event will take place on Friday, March 14, 2014, at the Salvation Army Auditorium, 200 E 52nd Street in Manhattan, from 12:30pm to 2:00pm.
It may sound like "common sense" to acknowledge the strides women have made on social, political and economic fronts the world over. But, the truth is, the world is still unequal. Earlier this week, one Member of Parliament in Kenya, while contributing to the Equality bill said, "Inequality anywhere is inequality everywhere."...
The time has again arrived for us to begin planning for our 2014 Regional Conference next May. We wish to invite members to submit a letter of interest to host the Regional Conference, including proposed theme (s), estimated budget and objectives.
The First Global Forum on Media and Gender is an important follow -up to one of the critical areas of concern of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, “Women and the Media Diagnosis”, and its strategic objectives The purpose of this first global event on gender and media is to initiate processes that will link up ongoing actions and add momentum to gender equality and women’s empowerment (GEwe) in and through media.This topic will take marked prominence in the Post 2015 MDGs formulation.
IAWRT International Board Member, Sheila Katzman, received an urgent email from Philippines IAWRT member Jola Diones-Mamangun looking for assistance in building an emergency radio station in the city most devastated by the recent typhoon...