Understanding the ZIKA Virus

For many mothers, expecting or not, the rapid spread of the Zika virus in the Americas has been, frankly, pretty frightening. Yesterday the World Health Organization (WHO) held an emergency meeting with leading experts on the disease and declared the Zika virus a public health emergency of international concern. In the meantime, the WHO, Center for Disease Control (CDC), and the United Nations (UN) along with various other agencies have been working closely to release the latest information … [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 Power of Moms, Livestream Moms +SocialGood TODAY

Amazing: Moms from around the world and supporters like you have helped raise the profile of women’s and children’s issues through the Global Moms Relay. Together, this community has taken more than 275,000 actions to date - spreading the word with your friends and family and raising funds for the health and well-being of women and children in support of the United Nations’ Every Woman Every Child movement. Since it launched in March, the Global Moms Relay has brought together community … [Read more...]

Jean Houston, A Special Holiday Audio Collection For You‏

Happy Holidays to you and yours as we look forward to 2014! I hope that this past year has been bountiful in music, beauty, the love of friends and family, and creatively rewarding challenges. I want to thank you for being a part of my extended family, and for your commitment to discovering your highest purpose and bringing it into the world. As a way of celebrating this past year and creating a solid foundation for the possibilities of the New Year ahead . . . I’ve decided to collect … [Read more...]

Louise Hay SuperMind App Release‏, NOV 2013

SuperMind Apps Releases Breakthrough “Affirmation Meditations” iPhone App from Best-Selling Author Louise L. Hay Los Angeles, CA - November 12, 2013 - SuperMind Apps proudly announces the release of a revolutionary new iPhone/iPad app from Louise L. Hay. With more than 40 million books sold worldwide, including the classic, “You Can Heal Your Life,” Louise is the #1 authority on how changing your thoughts can change your life, and how repeating positive messages (affirmations) can lead to … [Read more...]

Women’s participation in Afghanistan elections 2013

Envoy affirms UN support for women's participation in Afghanistan elections The United Nations will support efforts to ensure women's involvement in next year's elections in Afghanistan, the top UN official in the country told women activists in the capital, Kabul, on Wednesday. Ján Kubiš, head of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA), was speaking during an annual event related to a landmark Security Council Resolution on women's participation in the political process in … [Read more...]

Midlife Challenging? – JOIN FR*EE TeleClass of Transformation

 You’re a powerful woman! Are you a woman in Midlife feeling fear and overwhelm?‏ I imagine you’re committed to make the 2nd half of your life your best ever. But you keep reading the same self-help books over and over again and don’t seem to be moving forward. If you feel like you are stuck in fear and low-self esteem, you’ll want to join me for my upcoming complimentary Tele-class:  “3 Secrets to Transform Your Midlife Crisis into Midlife BLISS!™ Get your free pass now I’m … [Read more...]

Marianne ~ Return To Love‏ Online 6 Week Webinar: Sept 25 ~ Oct 2

    "Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God. Your playing small does not serve the world. We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us. It's not just in some of us; it's in everyone. And as we let our own light … [Read more...]

The Soulmate Secret, LIVE Event Page Here FR*EE!

Cami Elen, Program Director for the The Soulmate Secret, and the seminar is just about to start! I encourage you to jump on the line LIVE for Arielle's good friend and bestselling author Katherine Woodward Thomas's seminar at 5pm Pacific / 8pm Eastern: Calling in "The One": How to Identify and Release Your Hidden Barriers to Love & Become Magnetic to Your Soulmate! Listen Online Now at the LIVE Event Page Here, at no charge Hundreds of thousands of people have applied the … [Read more...]

FAO Dimitra community listeners’ clubs Taking Action!

Community listeners’ clubs empower Rural Women and Men Give women access to information and the possibility to communicate and they will change the world. That is the premise behind the FAO Dimitra community listeners’ clubs – groups of rural women, but also men and young people, who meet regularly to discuss development issues and challenges, and to find solutions together. Working with community radio stations, which produce interactive radio programmes in local languages to increase … [Read more...]

1993 Vienna Declaration was the Real Turning Point

Violence against women – the most pervasive expression of gender-based violence: Pillay "Violence against women is the most pervasive expression of gender-based discrimination", UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navi Pillay told the UN Human Rights Council on Wednesday during its annual full-day discussion on women's rights. Ms. Pillay said that before the 1990's, violence against women was still largely considered a private matter and not a human rights issue of concern to the … [Read more...]

Jamaica is Taking Action to stop Human Trafficking!

Jamaica reiterates its fight against human trafficking   The Government of Jamaica accords the highest level of political commitment to the fight against human trafficking and unequivocally denounces the scourge of Trafficking in Persons. Ms. Crystall Powell-Britton told the High-level meeting on the Appraisal of the Global Plan of Action to Combat Trafficking in Persons that Jamaica reaffirms its determination to prevent and combat trafficking in persons, protect and assist victims, … [Read more...]

Barbados Trafficking in persons – a heinous crime: Take Action!

Given its transnational nature, combating the scourge of human trafficking required utmost international cooperation and coordination, several speakers said in the General Assembly during its high-level meeting on the appraisal of the Global Plan of Action to Combat Trafficking in Persons. Delegates said that strengthening national legal and institutional frameworks called for the universal ratification and implementation of international instruments, including the United Nations Convention … [Read more...]

UNICEF supports China in earthquake response to assist children (RADIO)

UNICEF is finalizing plans with its Chinese government partners to intensify and accelerate efforts in child protection and welfare, mother and baby health, young child nutrition, hygiene and sanitation. This, as the death and injury toll becomes clearer following the devastation caused by the earthquake in Lushan County in Sichuan province. With support from its Hong Kong Committee, UNICEF has allocated US$75,000 for emergency obstetric and neonatal health equipment for local health … [Read more...]

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