WHISCWestern Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation
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Full list of winners Merseyside Woman of the Year 2011: Lisa Collins CATEGORY WINNERS: Inspirational Woman: Angela Cholet Runner up: Bea Freeman Entrepreneur: Sharon Carroll Runner up: Jan Williams Lear ning: Sue Snowdon Runner up: Lisa Collins Arts and Culture: Crissy Rock Runner up: Karen Gallagher Women's Group: WHISC Community: Barbara Fitzgerald Runner up: Cath Bowen Caring: Beth-Marie Rosewell Runner up: Val Price Humanitarian: Joint winners: Ruby Porter; Sue Wakeling Woman Achieving: Claire Lara
* WHISC offers quality professional military bilingual instruction for military officers and noncommissioned officers that promote democracy, subordination to civilian authority, and respect for human rights.
What's more, Bourgeois' organization has obtained, after a three-year battle, the names of WHISC graduates and has already linked several to corruption and human rights abuses--including a Salvadoran officer involved in a massacre of 16 people, a Bolivian officer responsible for the torture of a human rights leader, and three Colombians implicated in a corruption scheme involving counter-narcotics funds.
WHISC (Women's Health Information and Support Centre) is a charity that offers services to women across the city, who are struggling with a range of difficult issues.
WHISC was formally established in 1986 by a group of women from a variety of backgrounds in the Vauxhall area of Liverpool.
3222, the HAC supports the mandate of WHISC to be a transparent and democratic institution.
"Every course at WHISC includes a mandatory human rights block with a minimum of eight hours and a maximum of 40 hours," DiNicolo said in an interview with NCR.
Lisa McLoughlin has worked at WHISC as administrator for three years.
Over the years, tens of thousands of women have benefited from WHISC's services.
The next meeting of the WHISC Eating Disorder Support Group takes place tonight at 6pm at 120 Bold Street.
For further information contact Marie at WHISC on 0151 707 1826
Now, to coincide with International Womens Day on Saturday, the Women's Health Information Support Centre (WHISC) is emerging from the shadows to highlight what it offers to the city's women.