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...]

1 Billion Likes For 1 Billion Women; Letter from Eve‏

Dear Risers...A Letter From Eve Dear Risers, We are two weeks away. Many of us have worked for months to prepare for our risings for justice. Some have just found out and signed up and some have created a rising in their school, center, place of worship, their block, in their office, factory, home or bedroom. Some are planning with coalitions, others with local groups, some with their best friends. Some are organizing to rise in squares, courthouses, mines, military bases, college campuses, … [Read more...]

“The Essential Gloria Steinem Reader: As if Women Matter”

Feminist icon Gloria Steinem today released a compilation of her insightful and thought-provoking writings here for the first time in India. Steinem is no stranger to India. She came here first in the late 50s and lived here for two years, traipsing around villages in Bihar as part of Vinoba Bhave’s Gandhian satyagraha and has kept coming back over the decades. No wonder she speaks with first-hand familiarity of places like Sonagachi (Kolkata’s well known red-light district) and the problem … [Read more...]

HUMAN TRAFFICKING WEEK-END, Toronto, Mar. 14/15

  Good Sheppard Lutheran Church 1630 Lawrence Avenue W. North York Early bird donation $15 before February 14, 2114 at the Door $20. c/o Maria Angel Consuegra - CONTACT HERE     … [Read more...]

The Mending Wings Practice of Acceptance

This video was created for Gossamerheart.com for The Mending Wings Practice of Acceptance. Only through acceptance of certain life situations can we come to a place of inner peace and healing. May this video inspire you to "Let go" and "Let it Be." Please visit our web site we support those who suffered abuse, oppression, and those who are chronically ill. Our web site and Healing Practices are geared towards supporting the wounded soul. We do not own the copy right for materials used in … [Read more...]

VDAY ‘Takes Action’ on Syria!

V-Day Statement Against Possible U.S. Military Intervention in Syria The situation in Syria is dire with 100,000 dead, over 2 million having fled the country (half of them children), and 4.25 million internally displaced. V-Day calls on you, our community, to rise and make our voices heard against military intervention, as such an action would simply bring about more violence and suffering. Today, we call on the U.S. to uphold the unconditional right of the Syrian people to … [Read more...]

Nazanin Afshin-Jam – WOMAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™ is elated to Celebrate the Life of this artists, model, mother, wife and woman leader that has devoted her energy to the betterment of lives for all women and children. Inspired and sparked into the life of activism against death penalty for children around the world and philanthropy by being the “voice for the voiceless” and deliver her messages of freedom, peace and love worldwide.         WOMAN of … [Read more...]

Nicole Kidman – WOMAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™ is elated to Celebrate the Life of this generous heart, a woman that rose above her own challenges and circumstances, like enduring her mother's breast cancer as a child - then pulled from school to home care of a parent.  She pushed beyond her fears never giving up; and achieved her dreams! Through childhood uprooting, career, bouts of depression, infertility, love and marriage, motherhood and life, this driven soul also devotes much of her life to … [Read more...]

Nelson Mandela – MAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™ is elated to Celebrate the Life of this powerful example of empathy, faith, kindness, intelligence, perserverence and strength. Rising above extraordinary circumstance and false persecutions, this awakened male energy thrives teaching our world what true forgiveness and integrity and love really is. Always maintaining his dignity and self respect, entering into the land of politics in South Africa, this man never wavered in his devotion to democracy, equality … [Read more...]

Maria Elena Bello – WOMAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™ is elated to Celebrate the Life of this empowered woman visionary that embraced the strength that a grassroots movement can have on positive change in our world. when witness to catastrophe, this woman immediately took action, founding an organization to empower the women of said region, building health clinic and outreach center.       WOMAN of ACTION™     Maria Elena Bello         Bello was born in … [Read more...]

Wajeha al-Huwaidar – WOMAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™ is inspired to Celebrate the Life of yet one more activist, working for the human dignity of women. it has been stated; Huwaider, arguably the highest-profile women’s rights advocate in Saudi Arabia, famous for saying ... «Saudi women are weak, no matter how high their status,» she wrote in 2006. «The oppression of women and the effacement of their selfhood is a flaw affecting most homes in Saudi Arabia.»         WOMAN of … [Read more...]

Myriam Zaluar, (Inflexible Precarious – Portugal) is Taking Action!

LISBON, Mar 2013 (IPS) - Indignation in Portugal over rampant joblessness and cuts in wages, pensions and unemployment benefits, together with a growing tax burden, has given rise to innovative forms of protest capable of drawing large crowds. The common denominator is non-violence. A mixture of ingenuity, humour and nostalgia for the good old days is the recipe that wide sectors of society are following to express their outrage in the face of the social and economic debacle. In the … [Read more...]

CSW – Violence Against Women, Sexual, Reproductive Health

CSW 2012 The fifty-sixth session of the Commission on the Status of Women took place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 27 February to 9 March 2012. The closing meeting was held on 15 March 2012. The 2012 session focused on the following key areas: Priority Theme: The empowerment of rural women and their role in poverty and hunger eradication, development and current challenges Review Theme: Financing for gender equality and the empowerment of women Emerging … [Read more...]

AYI JIHU – WOMAN of ACTION™, FIGHTING WITH C.R.I.M.E

Chinese Star Ayi Jihu will be stepping out on Monday the 4th of February in support of C.R.I.M.E. short movie “If only” C.R.I.M.E (Creating Role Models In Media Enterprise) was set up by Mr Fredi ‘KRUGA’ Nwaka and is a community organisation which works with ex offenders, gang members and young teens turning their stories or experiences into short film. C.R.I.M.E. was set up as a response to the 2011 London riots as a way to not only give back to the community but to help some of the troubled … [Read more...]

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