Top 10 Issues for Women’s Health

"In 2015, in too many countries, “women’s empowerment” remains a pipedream - little more than a rhetorical flourish added to a politician’s speech..." Dr Flavia Bustreo, ADG We've come a long way since 1995--and it is time to celebrate women and their achievements. But it is also time to take stock of how women’s rights are fulfilled in the world --especially the right to health. Twenty years after countries signed pledges in the 1995 Beijing Declaration and Platform of Action, women still … [Read more...]

International Day to End Obstetric Fistula, MAY 23

International Day to End Obstetric Fistula 2015 On 23 May 2015, the United Nations, Member States, partners of the Campaign to End Fistula and others around the globe will mark the annual International Day to End Obstetric Fistula. The Latin word fistula (UK /ˈfɪstjʊlə/ or US /ˈfɪstʃələ/ or /ˈfɪʃtʃələ/, plural fistulas /-ləz/ or fistulae /-li/ or /-laɪ/) literally means tube or pipe. In medicine, a fistula is an abnormal connection between two hollow spaces (technically, two … [Read more...]

Mercury Retrograde, May 18 – June 11

How to survive three weeks of communication and technology breakdowns, without having a nervous breakdown. Ever have a week when nobody understands you? Your cell phone erases itself, people argue over nonsense, traffic sucks, and your computer crashes as you’re typing the last sentence of your Great American Novel. Flights are delayed or cancelled, or you forget your passport at home on the way to Mexico. Plans change without warning and your friends stand you up. Even if you’re already a … [Read more...]

Victoria Day celebrated in Canada, MAY 18

Victoria Day in Canada Victoria Day, also known as May Two-Four, May Long and May Long Weekend, is a Canadian holiday on the Monday preceding May 25. Queen Victoria Victoria Day is celebrated nationally in Canada. What do people do? In some cities, fireworks displays or parades are held to mark Victoria Day. One of the most notable parades is held in the city of Victoria, British Columbia, which was named after Queen Victoria. Many people gather in parks to enjoy fireworks … [Read more...]

Compassion Rules, awaken to a Brand New-Old You!

On the day you thoughtfully turn the direction of your life toward higher consciousness and yearn to discover the consciousness that created and sustains you, you will begin the greatest adventure of your life. On that day the motive and the quest of your life are both changed. You no longer live for yourself but for something greater than you. You no longer are driven by the motive for personal gratification but for lasting fulfillment and personal transformation. Your adventure in higher … [Read more...]

Gratitude, Stop Feeling Sorry for Yourself!

"Stop feeling sorry for yourself," we are often told. And while it can be hard to avoid self-pity entirely, mentally strong people choose to exchange self-pity for gratitude. Whether you choose to write a few sentences in a gratitude journal, or simply take a moment to silently acknowledge all that you have, giving thanks can transform your life. Here are 7 scientifically proven benefits: Gratitude opens the door to more relationships. Not only does saying “thank you” constitute good … [Read more...]

Suraiya Gangaram, Seeking Support for Children!

The Toronto Star reports: 'There were flowers outside the door of Suraiya Gangaram’s Danzig St. townhouse on Mother’s Day: pink roses, yellow tulips, a white daisy. But these were flowers of mourning, not celebration. Police say the mother of three was stabbed to death in her Scarborough home by an ex-boyfriend on Friday. Officers identified the 31-year-old victim on Sunday, as police charged Lascelles Allen, 51, with first-degree murder. “It was despicable and incredibly cowardly, in … [Read more...]

Mother’s Day Globally, Dr. Dilshad

Mother's Day Globally: Mothers and motherhood have been revered for millennia. Maternal Greek and Roman goddesses were celebrated with extravagant festivals, and in 16th-century Europe, "Mothering Sunday" took place during Lent, when Christians would attend a special service at the main church in their area, or their "mother church." Over time, this merged with the American holiday created in 1908 by Anna Jarvis, who was inspired to create a day to recognize the sacrifices that mothers make … [Read more...]

JUNE 2, ‘Empowering Women to Succeed’ Book Launch

Join the Celebration Empowering Women to Succeed Book Launch & Party TUESDAY JUNE 2, 2015 FROM 10AM - 5PM PARADISE BANQUET HALL, VAUGHAN TICKETS for VIP LUNCHEON - CLICK HERE First 100 to Register for LUNCH will received a FREE BOOK! Join us as we launch “Empowering Women to Succeed” on June 2nd at the Paradise Banquet Hall in Vaughan, Ontario! The celebration starts at 10 o’clock am and it goes until 5 o’clock pm. This event will have you feeling inspired, empowered … [Read more...]

WAF, “Do women still need feminism?”

Do Women still need feminism? A controversial social media movement called Women Against Feminism features women explaining — mostly in “selfies” with handwritten signs — why they do not. Feminist responses have ranged from bafflement to vitriol or mockery to arguments that these women don’t know what feminism is. But while this new movement has its silly aspects, it raises some much-needed questions about feminism’s present and future state — and, in the weeks since it first attracted … [Read more...]

Do Email Blasts Really Work?, the answer is YES!

Email marketing has become an essential tool for business ever since the introduction of the Internet to the world, however some campaigns that make it through to our inboxes are absolute rubbish that we don’t take any notice of. This article seeks to explain what email marketing really is, why companies should use it and how they should go about doing so. Whether you’re looking to improve, restart, or begin email marketing for your business, it’s a great thing. Even in this age of social … [Read more...]

PAY IT FORWARD Day – APRIL 30

Pay It Forward was one boy's idea...an idea that sparked a movement. Established in September of 2000, the Pay It Forward Foundation was established by Catherine Ryan Hyde, author of the inspirational novel Pay It Forward, as a way to inspire a movement of people, all around the world, to show acts of kindness for others. The Pay It Forward Foundation is a 501 c 3 charitable organization. Your financial gifts to support our work are tax deductible. Our primary work is encouraging and … [Read more...]

Farheen Khan, Mississauga Centre

As the only candidate born and raised in Mississauga, Farheen has the vision, passion, and experience to fix Ottawa and stand up for our Canadian values. Coming from a long line of patriots, her family has always been at the forefront of defending our country. Her dad worked for the Toronto Police, her grand uncle was a Staff Sergeant for the Toronto Police, and her sister was a Master Corporal in the Reserves with the Canadian Armed Forces. Now Farheen is standing up to make sure Ottawa … [Read more...]

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