August 15, 2016
WVN Executive Director Heidi Basch-Harod was one of 24 guest expert interviews in the 2016 Creative Activist Virtual Summit, which provided practical tools, fresh ideas, and inspiration to creatives, change agents, and community leaders looking to find their voice, begin a new initiative or expand an existing one.Read more
July 6, 2016
The Strong Women’s Club Podcast interviewed WVN Executive Director Heidi Basch-Harod on her work with Women's Voices Now. The Club is an online platform for women who know what they want, might know how to get there and want to support each other in a community of strength and powerful unity.Read more
February 10, 2016
India Journal reports on the screening of documentary feature film, India's Daughter (Leslee Udwin/2015), at Venice Arts in Venice, CA. The kick-off screening of a year-long program titled, "Women's Voices on Screen," is a co-created event by Women's Voices Now and Venice Arts. Screenings are monthly, free, and open to the public.Read more
December 8, 2015
In several recent news appearances, WVN Director, Dr. Qanta Ahmed addresses media fascination with female jihadists. While presented as a new phenomenon in Western media, Dr. Ahmed provides a history of female recruitment to militant movements over the past three-and-a-half decades.Read more
April 2, 2015
Co-hosted by the Jesse M. Unruh Institute of Politics at USC, WVN hosted the event The Power, Danger, and Responsibility of Voice on Thursday evening in Doheney Memorial Library. Beginning with a screening of the award-winning film about sexual harassment in Morocco "Breaking the Silence: Moroccans Speak Out!" from WVN's 2014 film festival, the event centered on the abilities and limitations of dialogue to effect change.Read more
December 30, 2013
WVN Outreach Intern Soizic Pelladeau contributed to an article highlighting the work of Gynécologie Sans Frontières, an organization founded in 1995 by gynecologists and midwives. GSF aims to improve women’s dignity and status in society by focusing on new practices of public health across the world. Recently, they held a mission in a Syrian refugee camp located in Jordan.Read more
December 15, 2013
What happens when 20 women gather in the West Bank city of Nablus to talk about women’s right to work, the pressure to bear sons, and date rape?
Tel Aviv University graduate student Molly Lower works for Women’s Voices Now as Co-Editor of The WVoice and a Global Tour Coordinator. In this podcast, she recounts a WVN film festival and conference she helped organize in Nablus, generously hosted by Tomorrow’s Youth Organization.Read more
December 10, 2013
Each week on the Will Sean Podcast, Will Link and Sean David interview guests and discuss movies, television, pop culture, and anything else they feel like talking about. On the November 8, 2013, “The Charming Dragon” episode #91, WVN Executive Director Heidi Basch-Harod was their guest.
Click on Episode #91 to listen to to Will, Sean, and Heidi talk about WVN, Marvel Comics' new Muslim-American heroine Kamala Khan, and other related topics:Read more
December 10, 2013
From gang rape in Tahrir Square to sexual violence in war-torn Syria, the political upheaval in the Middle East has seen the perpetration of heinous abuses of women’s rights. At the same time, it has drawn attention to the systemic gender inequality and everyday abuses women suffer across the region.
But Heidi Basch-Harod, Executive Director of the NGO Women’s Voices Now, finds reason to hope.Read more
October 28, 2013
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In this in-depth article the Saturday symposium held by WVN with the Sabanci Gender Forum,Tuğçe Ellialtı reports on the discussion of the preconceived notions of ethnicity, sexuality, honor, and tradition that followed the screening of "In the Morning."Read more
September 24, 2013
You might have seen one or a few films published by Women’s Voices Now (WVN) on Aquila Style. Through your film, you now too have the chance to inform and educate others to participate in the fight against violence.
WVN is currently accepting film submissions for its second short-film festival, with the theme "Women Bought and Sold: Voices United Against the Violence." Amateur as well as professional filmmakers of all genders, nationalities, and faiths are invited to submit films related to... Read more