WOMAN of ACTION™ – Ingrid Elfver

  A Celebration of Women™ is honored to Celebrate the Life of this perseverent woman that Rose Above her Challenges with a potentially deadly health issue, persevering through years of recovery; and is now here to help the Women of our World. Today, she is the publisher of a a syndicated weekly column and so much more....  Now, if that is not Rising Above Challenges? If you are seeking to find Your Niche in Life, this is the Woman to talk to.   WOMAN of … [Read more...]

Austria – UN chief calls ‘listen to voices of women and young people’

UN chief calls on countries to listen to voices of women and young people Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (right) signs autographs for fans outside his hotel in Vienna, Austria. UN Photo/Mark Garten   Secretary-General Ban Ki-moonstressed today the need to empower women and youth, who have been at the centre of recent social protest movements worldwide, and warned countries against ignoring their voices as they are critical to countries’ development.“Tahrir Square [in Cairo] and the … [Read more...]

Ethiopia, celebrating Call for an END to Genital Cutting

Two More Corners of Ethiopia Call for an End to Genital Cutting ARAR REGION, Ethiopia — In a ceremony of poetry, drama and music, the Buremudaytu and Argoba districts in the Afar region officially abandoned female genital mutilation/cutting earlier this month. The event– attended by government and religious leaders, clan elders, former circumcisers and other community officials – was a remarkable achievement in an area where an extreme form of FGM/C was almost universally practiced … [Read more...]

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