UN Women, First Regular Session 2017 – FEB 14

Documents for the first regular session of the UN-Women Executive Board, on 14 February 2017. Advance copies of session documents are posted here and on the PaperSmart portal in the original language, and are replaced by official documents once available. AGENDA In July 2010, the United Nations General Assembly created UN Women, the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women. In doing so, UN Member States took an historic step in accelerating the Organization’s … [Read more...]

DRIVING WITH SELVI, Elisa Paloschi – Oct 22,24,26,27 in Toronto!

Selvi, like so many girls living within India’s patriarchal culture, is forced to marry at a young age, only to find herself in a violent and abusive marriage. One day in deep despair, she chooses to escape, going to a highway with the intention of throwing herself under the wheels of a bus. Instead she gets on the bus, choosing to live… and goes on to become South India’s first female taxi driver. We first meet 18-year-old Selvi at a girls’ shelter in 2004 – timid, soft-spoken, a fresh … [Read more...]

Women refugees and migrants

On 19 September, on the occasion of the 71st session of the UN General Assembly, Heads of State and Governments will come together at the first-ever high-level summit for refugees and migrants to discuss a “Global Compact for Safe, Regular and Orderly Migration” and a “Global Compact on Responsibility-Sharing for Refugees”. Ahead of the Summit, learn more about women refugees and migrants and UN Women's efforts to realize their rights. The issue Today, around the world, people are on the … [Read more...]

Women Living BIG Workshop, OCT 28 in Toronto!

Can you imagine a community where women are living true to themselves, in their fullest self-expression, allowing themselves to be happy as they dream, play, and live BIG (or even BIGGER?!?) Opening keynote speaker, two-time Gold Medal Olympian Heather Moyse Musical performance by the incredible Angie Nussey Five ‘real’ women sharing their living big stories   Workshops under the three arms including African dance, intro to Sign Language, drumming & percussion, learn to juggle, … [Read more...]

Empowering Women to Succeed: Sept 22

Empowering Women to Succeed was given birth at one of our Business Wealth Summits as an anthology book and soon became a #1 International Best Seller, the first of it's series. The second volume was launched the year after and also became a #1 International Best Seller. We are now onto the third volume but from the birth of this series came the commencement of an incredible event, that began in September of 2014 and is an annual event that pulls together the most incredible thought leaders … [Read more...]

World Humanitarian Summit (WHS) 23-24 May, UN Women

The Issue Disasters kill more women than men, and hit women’s livelihoods hardest. According to UN reports, 60 per cent of all maternal deaths take place in humanitarian settings and all forms of gender-based violence against women and girls spike during disasters and conflict. Experience and research show that when women are included in humanitarian action, the entire community benefits. Despite this, women and girls are often excluded from decision-making processes that shape the … [Read more...]

Women police climb the ranks across Africa

At 8 years of age, Sadatu Reeves came across photographs of women police officers in a magazine her father brought home from abroad. The empowered images sparked a deep-seated desire to don her own uniform. She pursued a university degree in criminal justice, graduating in 2004, just after Liberia’s 1989-2003 Civil War. Her family opposed her idea of becoming a police officer, citing low salaries and public mistrust, bred by the violence and rape carried out by some police during the Civil … [Read more...]

Saudi Arabian Women cast their first votes in the country’s history

Women in Saudi Arabia have cast their first votes in the country's history, in municipal elections. Women were also standing as candidates, another first, despite the conservative kingdom being the only nation where women are not allowed to drive. A total of 978 women have registered as candidates, alongside 5,938 men. Female candidates have had to speak behind a partition while campaigning or be represented by a man. Turnout was high, state media reported. About 130,000 women … [Read more...]

The Women Economic, Social & Spiritual Empowerment Conference, NOV 28/29

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WEWednesdays! Women Empowering Women

WHO WILL THE Mystery Speaker be? REGISTER ONLINE & SAVE - CHOOSE CITY CLOSEST TO YOU TICKETS BY CITY with DATE JUNE 28 - BARRIE $25.00 CAD JULY 5 - MISSISSAUGA $25.00 CAD JULY 12 - PICKERING $25.00 CAD JULY 19 - TORONTO $25.00 CAD WEWednesdays! is the first platform to celebrate all Women offering the format of “Open Mike Night” ( or … as WE likes to say: ‘Open Michelle Night” ) enabling any and all women in our audiences to Step Up and Take the Floor when … [Read more...]

Lisa Clapier – WOMAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™ is elated to Celebrate the Life of this powerful woman leader that is devoting her life to the creation and sustenance of World Peace and Mother Earth, is one of our world's supreme connectors, facilitators and more ...       WOMAN of ACTION™     Lisa Clapier   I do what I do... I want my children, a mother of seven, to know their lives are worth everything to me! I was raised being told my good thoughts, good … [Read more...]

DYNAMO Inspiring Excellence Symposium, June 20, 2015

YOU’RE INVITED as my guest to the DYNAMO Inspiring Excellence Symposium on Saturday, June 20, 2015! PLEASE -- USE MY PROMO DISCOUNT CODE: dynamo777 TO WAIVE THE $297 FEE! YES, WITH MY CODE IT’S COMPLETELY FREE FOR YOU! This is an inspirational and interactive event for those looking to get inspired by ideas, concepts and success stories that make a difference while making a fortune. DYNAMO Entrepreneur has assembled a line up of 6 very talented world-class speakers including Les … [Read more...]

Top 10 Issues for Women’s Health

"In 2015, in too many countries, “women’s empowerment” remains a pipedream - little more than a rhetorical flourish added to a politician’s speech..." Dr Flavia Bustreo, ADG We've come a long way since 1995--and it is time to celebrate women and their achievements. But it is also time to take stock of how women’s rights are fulfilled in the world --especially the right to health. Twenty years after countries signed pledges in the 1995 Beijing Declaration and Platform of Action, women still … [Read more...]

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