Policy for domestic workers, ”a matter of urgency” says ILO

Domestic workers in India have more than doubled in number since 2005. Talking to BBC World News, ILO's, Tine Staermose stressed the importance of policies aimed at protecting a very vulnerable section of the society. India's domestic workers are considered to ''uphold the economy'', with a rising population of over 10 million. Making decent work a reality for domestic workers worldwide: Domestic workers comprise a significant part of the global workforce in informal employment … [Read more...]

GERMANY, 20-23 March: World Congress Center Bonn, Germany

World Congress Center Bonn, Germany  ADVANCING THE POST-2015 SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AGENDA Reconfirming Rights – Recognizing Limits – Redefining Goals. We have the pleasure of announcing the international NGO conference; this global event will bring together about 250 civil society activists and representatives from key stakeholders in order to draw together civil society inputs into the Sustainable Development and Post-2015 discussions. It will take place on 20 – 22 March 2013 in … [Read more...]

Foods to Try, 25 edible wonders not to miss!

Whether you exist on a diet of classic comfort food or are a naturally adventurous eater. There are certain foods that you should make a point of trying at least once in your lifetime! These are twenty-five of those edible wonders, from simple pleasures to experiences with eating dangerously; with fabulous recipes linked in for your at-home pleasure! Venison – A staple in the diets of some hunters and many Europeans, non-hunting Americans may not be familiar with the high-moisture, … [Read more...]

Mary Moore – WOMAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™ is elated to Celebrate the Life of this ever expanding, globally focused powerhouse of a teacher. Devoting her life to helping others in the areas of business, communications and language, she has created a global virtual forum that enables all to unite through her vision of what she has affectionately named: GLOBAL ENGLISH. Within her vision, an interdisciplinary English teaching system, she intends to develop eloquent, self-confident learners who can utilize … [Read more...]

Karen McCrimmon – WOMAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™   is elated to Celebrate the Life of one our world's women leaders, a woman that has devoted her whole life to service. This powerhouse has risen in the Canadian Armed Forces to top leadership, traveled the world from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, in efforts to bring peace and safety to those that she journeyed with. As one of our world's peace keepers, this Canadian woman leader says to the world: "Canada is a big hearted, open minded, generous and courageous … [Read more...]

January 27 – International Holocaust Remembrance Day

International Holocaust Remembrance Day, 27 January, is an international memorial day for the victims of the Holocaust, the genocide that resulted in the annihilation of 6 million Jews, 2 million Gypsies (Roma and Sinti), 15,000 homosexual people and millions of others by the Nazi regime and its collaborators. It was designated by the United Nations General Assembly resolution 60/7 on 1 November 2005 during the 42nd plenary session. The resolution came after a special session was held … [Read more...]

Jean Houston – Awaken to Your Life Purpose, 7-week course – JAN 14

If you’re reading this, I suspect you are someone who is striving to make a difference in the world and trying to live as the highest expression of yourself. If you’d like to have more support to make this year a breakthrough for you in terms of achieving your highest goals and truly making the difference you know you were meant to make . . . You might benefit from working with me for the next 7 weeks, letting me show you how you can become that fulfilled and profoundly effective person you … [Read more...]

New Year’s Eve 2013, what is happening around the globe?

Happy New Year !!! Sydney's skyline erupted in fireworks as Australia ushered in 2013 on Tuesday, while extravagant displays soon followed in Hong Kong and Beijing, and even the once-isolated country of Myanmar joined the party for the first time in decades. Asia greeted the new year with an atmosphere of renewed optimism despite the "fiscal cliff" impasse of spending cuts and tax increases threatening to reverberate globally from the United States and the tattered economies of Europe, … [Read more...]

Karina Bagration-Mukhrani, blessings, ‘taking stock and setting 2013 goals’

On the eve of the New Year would like to take stock of the work done and set new goals, to draw new plans and just dream. . International Association of Women's intellectual business clubs Women's world association, founded in September 2012, in that short time, held: 2 financial analytic seminars 1 practice session for energy systems - Opened 2 new club: "One True Thing" and "Club chat with wives of millionaires" in a new direction - family, which is run by Tatiana Elfimov. As … [Read more...]

HEROINE – History & Hope for Solutions

Heroin was first synthesized in 1874 by C. R. Alder Wright, an English chemist working at St. Mary's Hospital Medical School in London, England. He had been experimenting with combining morphine with various acids. He boiled anhydrous morphine alkaloid with acetic anhydride over a stove for several hours and produced a more potent, acetylated form of morphine, now called diacetylmorphine. The compound was sent to F. M. Pierce of Owens College in Manchester for analysis, who reported the … [Read more...]

WOMAN of ACTION – Dr. Phyllis Chesler on Michael Coren Show

Dr. Phyllis Chesler on Michael Coren Show To combat the epidemic of honor killings requires understanding what makes these murders unique. They differ from plain and psychopathic homicides, serial killings, crimes of passion, revenge killings, and domestic violence. Their motivation is different and based on codes of morality and behavior that typify some cultures, often reinforced by fundamentalist religious dictates. In 2000, the United Nations estimated that there are 5,000 honor … [Read more...]

‘In the Shadow of a Man’ ~ first film from young female Egyptian

  UN Women– Sponsored Film Premieres at the Berlin Film Festival A documentary film commissioned by UN Women has premiered at the prestigious Berlin International Film Festival in Germany. In the Shadow of a Man is the first film from young female Egyptian-British filmmaker Hanan Abdalla, and is the first to be commissioned by UN Women in Egypt. Cutting across class and geography, Shadow is an intimate portrait of four very different Egyptian women as they tell their stories of … [Read more...]

Angela Merkel – WOMAN of ACTION™

A Celebration of Women™ is honored to Celebrate the Life of yet another trail blazer from the Women of our World. This powerhouse has devoted her life to politics, offering to our world the female perspective, power and energy that is so needed in our world today. WOMAN of ACTION™ Angela Merkel Germany Struggles... STILL, in this New Millenium with RACISM... Angela Merkel in her center-right Christian Democratic Union and its new coalition partner the Free … [Read more...]

Afghan women make voices heard at Bonn Conference

The International Afghanistan Conference Afghan President Hamid Karzai (L) and German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle arrive for the 10th annual international Afghanistan conference on December 5, 2011 in Bonn, Germany. Representatives from a variety of countries are meeting to discuss the future of Afghanistan, despite the absence of delegates from Pakistan following an incident in which NATO forces killed 24 Pakistani border guards recently. In a recent interview Karzai stated … [Read more...]

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