GLOBAL WOMEN’S PEACE SUMMIT 2014, Sept. 21 (TICKETS)

ORDER YOUR TICKETS TODAY ~ LIMITED SPACE - TABLE ROUNDS - DESIGNATED SEATING "PEACE .... is an inside Job" On September 21, 2014, we will be hosting our GLOBAL WOMEN'S PEACE SUMMIT 2014. This very special day is designed to celebrate INTERNATIONAL WORLD PEACE DAY 2014 through a celebration of Women Empowering Women, and as powers of example they embrace the responsibility of empowering our youth, specifically our young women/girls. You are going to be enthralled with our … [Read more...]

Battered Women, “It’s in Your Hands”

Battered Women’s Support Services is making an impact one woman at a time. We contribute to the freedom and liberation of girls and women from violence and to empower our community through training and education programs. For over 30 years, we have been providing counselling and healing spaces for those who have experienced abuse. To help women build strength and resiliency, we work on systemic advocacy, law reform, in-class youth engagement programs and we operate a social enterprise … [Read more...]

Global Human Trafficking, a Modern form of Slavery

Steve McQueen, director of this year’s Oscar winner for best film “12 Years A Slave,” mentioned in his acceptance speech last month that 21 million people are living in slavery today. That quoted figure comes from the 2012 report issued by the United Nation’s International Labor Organization (ILO) that has been attempting to gather international data for over a decade now. In the Asia-Pacific region where most of the world’s forced laborers come from at 56%, an estimated 11.7 million people, … [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...]

“3 Keys to take back your life, after dating violence”, Aime Hutton

I call myself a 'phoenix rising' out of the ashes of my own life time and time again... Yes, I am now an inspirational/international keynote speaker, empowerment leader, international best-selling author, and a Canadian Ambassador for a global campaign. I didn’t start out that way. Like many I’ve been through some crazy up and downs. Right out of the gate even, back in 1976 I was born 3 months early, with a birth weight of 1 pound 12 ounces. The doctors said I would never live 24hrs, and … [Read more...]

Domestic Violence Awareness Month – Take Action!

Domestic Violence Awareness Month will continue this year as part of the Domestic Violence Awareness Project. The observed month has been running since 1995 when several organizations including the Family Violence Prevention Fund and the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence united to tackle the problem. Why is Domestic Violence Awareness Month so important? AM I BEING ABUSED? Does your partner: embarrasses the other person with put-downs looks or acts in ways that are … [Read more...]

Cindy Stradling CSP, CPC – WOMAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™ is elated to Celebrate the Life of this powerful woman, one that has risen above her own challenges, hardships; and like the phoenix has soared into the stratosphere out of the ashes transformed, stronger than ever before. Today, sharing her life experience, she devotes her time to bettering the lives of all Women in her community, offering them a 'hand up' and not a 'hand out'. Domestic and sexual abuse is a dark passage to go through, and 7 - 10 women will … [Read more...]

Rebeca Grynspan, “That’s the development message we have to give.”

Violence Against Women also hurts business and development | Suki Beavers & Benjamin Kumpf Violence against Women and Girls is a human rights violation – and this should be enough to trigger dedicated action. But this widespread violence also causes economic and development problems that remain invisible in most debates. A SEXUAL VIOLENCE SURVIVOR IN THE DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO. AFTER RECEIVING PSYCHO-SOCIAL SUPPORT AND VOCATIONAL TRAINING AT A MULTIFUNCTIONAL COMMUNITY CENTRE, SHE … [Read more...]

International Anti-Street Harassment Week, April 7-13

For the second consecutive year, The Women Worldwide Initiative (TWWI) is a co-sponsoring organization of International Anti-Street Harassment Week with Meet Us On the Street. From April 7-13, 2013, thousands of women and men across the United States and throughout the world in cities such as Cairo, Delhi, Istanbul, Montreal, Oslo, and Sana’a will participate in International Anti-Street Harassment Week to collectively raise awareness about gender-based street harassment. By collectively … [Read more...]

Pushing the frontiers on the elimination of violence against women

Pushing the frontiers on the elimination of violence against women: the upcoming Commission on the Status of Women and the importance of international cooperation Statement by Ms. Lakshmi Puri, Deputy Executive Director of UN Women at Regional Conference on the Istanbul Convention. Istanbul to host UN center for women's rights - LIVE IMAGE "Excellencies, Honourable parliamentarians, Distinguished delegates, Ladies and gentlemen, Allow me to start by paying tribute to all those … [Read more...]

Roxanne Williams ~ The Dragon Whisperer – A Pathway to Healing

A Celebration of Women™  asks all the Women of our World to welcome Roxanne Williams, our newest writer, videographer and more ...  This wonderful Power of Example has joined A Celebration of Women™'s team of creative contributors, and we are delighted to have her!!   Video with Heart ~ please enjoy and comment. Please Welcome Roxanne with open arms and a warm, lion heart, ladies.     I Hope For A World With More Love, More Joy, And Laughter    This video was … [Read more...]

Poem and Video Launch Event with Wendy Ladd – Nov. 23, 2012

One Response to There Comes A Time – Poem and Video Launch Event with Wendy Ladd!       There will be a drop off area for gently used clothing for babies, children, men and women, so what better time to clean out your closets and bring with you to the event. There will also be a silent auction, light food and refreshments. The event is free, however a suggested minimum donation of $20 for CCAA would be appreciated. Click HERE to register for this … [Read more...]

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