Archive for April 6th, 2020


Shirin Neshat’s Women Without Men

Human Wrongs Watch

By Raffaele Quattrone*

April 2020 (Wall Street International)* — She received some of the most prestigious international awards and recognitions (Gold Lion, Venice Biennale, 1999; Grand Prix, Kwangju Biennale, 2000; Infinity Award for Visual Art, International Center for Photography, New York, 2002; Silver Lion, Venice Film Festival, 2009; Cristal Award, World Economic Forum 2014; Praemium Imperiale Award, Tokyo, 2017) and several important retrospectives have been organized to celebrate her artistic career (Shirin Neshat. Facing History, Hirshhorn Museum, Washington, 2015; Shirin Neshat. The Home of My Eyes, Yarat Art Center, Baku, 2015; Shirin Neshat. I Will Greet the Sun Again, The Broad, Los Angeles, 2019).
Shirin Neshat, Women Without Men, 2004-2008, Courtesy the artist and ARoS
Shirin Neshat, Women Without Men, 2004-2008, Courtesy the artist and ARoS

Globally, 70% of the Health and Social Workforce Are Women: Respect, Appreciate and Support Them – World Health Day

By World Health Organization*

What is World Health Day 2020 about?

7 April 2020 is the day to celebrate the work of nurses and midwives and remind world leaders of the critical role they play in keeping the world healthy. Nurses and other health workers are at the forefront of COVID-19 response – providing high quality, respectful treatment and care, leading community dialogue to address fears and questions and, in some instances,  collecting data for clinical studies. Quite simply, without nurses, there would be no response.


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‘Promoting a Culture of Peace with Love and Conscience’ – International Day of Conscience

People taking part in Peaceful Coexistence Festival in Darfur
People taking part in activities related to the Peace and Peaceful Coexistence Festival organized by the Communication and Public Information Section of the African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID). UN Photo/Mohamad Almahady
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