Every day, extraordinary women are making waves in the pursuit of global gender equalitry and social change that benefits us all. Each week, Women's Voices Now features the women who are making those waves around the world. We aim to inspire our audicences through these stories and to let those women making waves know that we are watching and following their example!
Unveiling Injustice: Women's Exclusion from Global Peace Talks and Decision-Making

Unveiling Injustice: Women’s Exclusion from Global Peace Talks and Decision-Making

Unveiling Injustice: Women's Exclusion from Global Peace Talks and Decision-Making. The Taliban's exclusion of women from recent UN talks in Afghanistan highlights a global problem: women's absence from peace processes. This practice undermines sustainable peace andRead More »
Pink in Power - - Claudia Sheinbaum

Pink in Power: Claudia Sheinbaum’s Historic Rise to Mexico’s Presidency

Pink in Politics. The future of Mexico’s government will be led by their first female president. Celebrating this massive victory for women in politics and seeing what the future holds for their country. By Sage Fernandez Read More »
In honor of our 10 year film festival anniversary, we’re featuring 10 films from our film festival that have impacted the world with positive social change - 10 films from the wvn film festival

10 Films from the Women’s Voices Now Film Festival and Their Social Impact

10 Films From The WVN Film Festival And Their Social Impact Social Impact https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HJtF1hSOb7I With This Breath I Fly 2023 Women's Voices Now Film Festival Grand Prize WinnerWith This Breath I Fly follows two courageous womenRead More »
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What is Menstrual Hygiene Day?

What is Menstrual Hygiene Day? Yearly, May 28 (which was yesterday!) marks Menstrual Hygiene Day. The purpose of this day is to acknowledge the importance of menstrual care and highlight the need for menstrual products forRead More »
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Mother’s Day – What Our Mothers Will Never Tell Us

Mother's Day - What Our Moms Will Never Tell Us. When was the last time you checked in on your mom? Last week, month, year? Not just talking to her, but REALLY checking in on her,Read More »
Girls State - Empowering Young Women Through Mock Government (7)

Girls State – Empowering Young Women Through Mock Government

Girls State - Empowering Young Women Through Mock Government. Girls State is a captivating documentary exploring mock government at Missouri Girls State. Directed by Jesse Moss and Amanda McBaine, this film challenges social norms and showcasesRead More »
Rouhi Jahanpour Imprisoned for her Beliefs, Escaped Execution 1200x630

Rouhi Jahanpour Imprisoned for her Beliefs, Escaped Execution

Rouhi Jahanpour Imprisoned for her Beliefs, Escaped Execution. On the eve of Women’s History Month, we want to draw attention to the efforts of one woman who is keeping a tragic episode of women’s history alive.Read More »
Love is a Many Splendored Thing and So Are Its Feminine Incarnations

Love is a Many Splendored Thing and So Are Its Feminine Incarnations

Love is a Many Splendored Thing and So Are Its Feminine Incarnations. From Dharamsala to Brussels, Valentine’s Day resonates globally with its celebration of love. Whether rooted in the St. Valentine's legacy or masking the PaganRead More »
Pioneering Black Women in the White house

Pioneering Black Women in the White House

Pioneering Black Women in the White House. Almost a century later, Alice Dunnigan and Ethel Payne are being honored in the same room where they were once overlooked as the first 2 Black women in theRead More »

Her Voice Her Future: International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation

2024 International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). Her Voice Her Future is this year’s theme for International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), marked annually on February 6. AccordingRead More »

Barbie and Women’s Representation in Film

Barbie and Women's Representation in Film. Does art imitate life, or does life imitate art? In the midst of the film and television industry’s awards season, it’s an opportune time to recognize how cinema both reflectsRead More »

Latifa Bouchoua – Championing Moroccan Youth Aspirations for Rights

Latifa Bouchoua: Championing Moroccan Youth Aspirations for Rights. Meet Latifa Bouchoua, a human rights activist and a founding member of the Democratic League for Women’s Rights, currently the Federation of Women’s Rights Leagues (FLDF) in Morocco.Read More »

Non Una di Meno (“Not One Less”): Revisiting the 2023 Protests Against Femicide That Erupted in Italy

Revisiting the 2023 Protests Against Femicide That Erupted in Italy. Non Una di Meno “Not One Less”: Protests Against Femicide Erupt in Italy. Violence against women was already top of mind in the country.By Heidi Basch-HarodRead More »
Two Women’s Organizations Nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize - One Palestinian and One Israeli.

2 Women’s Organizations Nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize – 1 Palestinian and 1 Israeli

Palestinian and Israeli Women Paving the Path Toward Peace. Two Women’s Organizations Nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize - One Palestinian and One Israeli. By Heidi Basch-Harod and Erin Pedersen Source 8: Women Wage Peace CommittedRead More »
A Calls to End The Silence on Hamas Terrorists' Sexual Violence

A Call to End The Silence on Hamas Terrorists’ Sexual Violence

A Call to End The Silence on Hamas Terrorists' Sexual Violence. Women’s Voices Now Executive Director Says “Rape Isn’t Resistance” & Asks for Reflection on the Silence and Denial of Sexual Violence from October 7th. ByRead More »
An installation is set up in Tel Aviv for people for people taken hostage by Palestinian Hamas militants during the Oct. 7 attack. JACK GUEZ/AFP VIA GETTY IMAGES

Hamas Sexual Violence: The Urgent Need for Global Solidarity

Exposing Hamas Sexual Violence and Urging Global Action. In the wake of October 7, the world faced a grim reality—Hamas terrorists unleashed sexual violence in Israel. This article reveals the aftermath, urging global unity against HamasRead More »
How “Women, Life, Freedom” Anti-Hijab Protests Changed Iran & Its Prisons fariba adelkhah

How Fariba Adelkhah and Anti-Hijab Protests Changed Iran & Its Prisons

How “Women, Life, Freedom” Anti-Hijab Protests Changed Iran & Its Prisons. The “Women, Life, Freedom” movement that erupted in Iran last year has transformed the country both inside and outside prison, according to French-Iranian anthropologist andRead More »
Durga Puja Pandal Festival Breaks Menstruation Taboos in Kolkata

Durga Puja Pandal Festival Breaks Menstruation Taboos in Kolkata

Durga Puja Festival Pandal Breaks Menstruation Taboos in Kolkata. In Kolkata, India’s cultural capital, a Durga Puja Festival pandal boldly broke societal taboos, advocating for menstrual equity. By Rachel “Sink” Lindsay Durga Puja Festival. The Durga PujaRead More »
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July 15: "Screams Before Silence" Screening & Reception.