World Pulse, WWW – Women Weave the Web

Earlier this month, World Pulse brought your voices from the WWW: Women Weave the Web Campaign to the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS +10 High Level Event) in Geneva, Switzerland — one of the highest policy making platforms working on information and communication technology (ICT) for development. At the forum, we shared your recommendations from the Campaign with government officials, technology companies, and key stakeholders to advocate for the digital inclusion of women around … [Read more...]

Celebrating, a Woman ‘to be’ in the White House

Hillary Clinton - WOMAN of ACTION™ run for President; that is the question. JANE PAULEY: If not you, who? Who is the viable woman of either party who could win a primary nomination in 2016, if not you? HILLARY CLINTON: Well, I think there are a number of qualified women who are holding office. "The last few days have offered vivid illustrations of why Hillary Clinton could decide not to run for president — and why, in the end, I believe she will. Example No. 1 is the … [Read more...]

Celebrating School in Kenya, sponsor child today!

It is our honor to be of service to our fellow educators, this time inside the beautiful country of KENYA. Below are the exact descriptive words of our friend's ASK FOR HELP. "Here are some photos we took when the students in high school were taken on education tour on 11th/6/2014,this tour was sponsored by a local well wisher, they went to study different types of weather instrument at the Meteorological Station in Nairobi Dagoreti Kenya.our children in primary school will be going by … [Read more...]

Task Force on Trafficking of Women and Girls in Canada

Trafficking of girls and women is illegal, a human rights violation and an extreme form of violence against women. The solutions to end sex trafficking of girls and women are intrinsically linked to all of our key priorities: helping women transition out of poverty; ending violence against women; building strong, resilient girls; and public education and advocacy. The Canadian Women's Foundation is investing nearly $2 million over three years to provide funding to organizations, conduct … [Read more...]

WMF conference celebrated a Raving Success!

WHAT IS THE WOMEN MOVING FORWARD CONFERENCE? It is a one-day conference to celebrate the courage of women who are moving forward in their lives. A light breakfast and lunch will be provided for these ladies. We will also have information tables with other non-profit organizations that support and sponsor women to move forward with their lives. (e.g. Scarborough Women’s Centre). The entire event will be run by volunteers, including speakers, trainers and coaches and will be funded by … [Read more...]

Does Life have to Be So Hard?, Shirlee Hall

Ever since I could read the printed word and carefully listened to religious teachers and philosophers expound on how they interpret universal law, creation and alchemy, I have always asked myself whether they know the Sublime firsthand. Humanity has been repeatedly impacted with rules, regulations and tedious suggestions on how to attain enlightenment. Could interpretations actually be a ‘back door’ method? According to ancient and current thinking, Pure Awareness, Christ or Buddhic … [Read more...]

TOP 5 Most Powerful Women 2014

#1: Angela Merkel, fresh off a sweeping reelection last fall, Chancellor Merkel made headlines when she accused the U.S. National Security Agency of tapping her cell phone. Her accusations, along with revelations that the NSA may have been surveilling her since 2002, led to a White House order that the nation's data privacy protections be extended to non-Americans. Despite this tension, she has continued to be a crucial ally to the U.S. on global issues such as the crisis in Ukraine. The … [Read more...]

Need: Compelling Stories of Gender Based Violence

A call out to the World Pulse community, and an opportunity to be heard! We are looking for personal or personally-observed stories or articles within the topic of Violence Against Women/Gender Based Violence that contain a message of hope, a vision, action steps, or are solutions-oriented. Understanding that there is very real and rampant heartache surrounding these issues, we are also wanting to highlight insights and success stories. So many of you around the world have taken steps to … [Read more...]

THE SURVIVOR STORIES PROJECT, VAW

THE SURVIVOR STORIES PROJECT: Christine Davis, 46, Germany and USA The Pixel Project is proud to present the Survivor Stories Blog Interview Project in honour of Mother’s Day 2014. The project runs throughout the month of May 2014 and features an interview per day with a survivor of any form of violence against women (VAW) including domestic violence, rape, sexual assault, female genital mutilation, forced/child marriage, sex trafficking, breast ironing etc. A total of 31 VAW survivor … [Read more...]

A global voice for women, The right to be heard

"Ending Gender Based Violence." "A global voice for women: The right to be heard," Quenby Wilcox wrote: “If there is one message that echoes forth from this conference, let it be that human rights are women’s rights and women’s rights are human rights once and for all. Let us not forget that among those rights are the right to speak freely — and the right to be heard.” declared Hillary Rodham Clinton at the United Nations’ Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing almost 20 years … [Read more...]

Ana Maria Trenchi Bottazzi, Lincoln Center – MAY 17

Ana Maria Trenchi Bottazzi Renowned pianist for her free concert at Lincoln Center’s intimate Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse in the Samuel B. & David Rose Building at 70 Lincoln Center Plaza (165 W. 65th St.), New York, NY 10023 on Saturday, May 17 at 6:30 PM Email David Minshall Associates, dminshall@nyc.rr.com, (212) 666-9429 or they can contact me at 212-759-4568 email: vinanti.v@gmail.com • Ana Maria Trenchi Bottazzi Renowned pianist Ana Maria Trenchi Bottazzi, celebrated for her … [Read more...]

VDAY Taking Action for our Sisters in Nigeria!

(Photo : Twitter/WomenGirlsLead) RISE FOR OUR SISTERS IN NIGERIA Dear One Billion Rising and V-Day Activists, Two weeks ago, 234 teenage girls were kidnapped in the Nigerian city of Bornu while taking their exams. It is assumed that the girls were taken by Boko Haram, a local Islamic extremist group whose name means "western education is forbidden." It is feared that the girls have been sold into marriage to the militants and some have been moved to nearby countries of Cameroon and … [Read more...]

Michelle Gala, ‘GROOV’YOU UP’ to the Stars!

Groov'Earth Records, by Michelle Galas. "I am responsible for every aspect of the business from the marketing, music production, finance." Who Groov’Are We? Our Vision • Be a music label that will be a reference for music in people everyday life. • Give back Music and Lyrics their real meaning and values. Our Mission • Make each song becomes a movement that reply to the need of the society and people’s everyday life. • Create via each single release creative’s marketing and … [Read more...]

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