AUG 12: International Youth Day – Safe Spaces for Youth

What are safe spaces? The theme of this year’s International Youth Day on 12 August is “Safe Spaces for Youth”. Celebrations on the day will highlight various types of safe spaces and their role in contributing to youth empowerment, inclusion and development. But what are safe spaces? They are various platforms where young people can come together, participate, engage in diverse activities and enjoy the freedom of expression. When youth have spaces where they can come together without … [Read more...]

Orange Day – Gender Equality Advocacy and Awareness, LUCKNOW on 25th July, 2018

Orange Day + Gender Equality Advocacy and Awareness session conducted at Spring​ Dale College, Gomti Nagar LUCKNOW on 25th July, 2018. Our Advisor to Asia, Ms. Meetika Srivastava, was called upon to conduct a gender equality related session during their ongoing one week long awareness drive on the theme of gender equality is the need of the society. Championing the cause of girls education and empowerment she did screening of the movie 'Girl Rising'. This was followed by an … [Read more...]

Top 5 Girls’ Day/Night Out Ideas

Catching up with friends is always great fun, and it is important to keep your relationships strong, but it can be hard to know what to do and especially when you have not seen each other for a while. Going out for food and drinks is the obvious choice and, although there is nothing wrong with this, it is not the most exciting, and there is plenty more that you could do in addition to going out to eat or going to a bar. Here are just a few ideas to consider for a fun girls day out … [Read more...]

Why Going On An All-Women Vacation Is Good For You

Choosing to go on a vacation with just your girlfriends can be a wonderful idea. It’s the perfect time to really relax and get away from it all with a group of friends who you trust and who you want to spend real quality time with. There are many benefits to going on an all-women vacation, and here are just some of them; by the time you’ve finished reading, you’ll be ready to book. Your Friendships Will Be Stronger Getting away from it all with a group of friends does usually make that … [Read more...]

Six Ways to Improve Your Teaching

Every teacher strives to improve every day, and although you will never be perfect, there are many different ways you can work towards improving your teaching techniques. In this article we’ll discuss six ways you can do just that. Get Feedback from Your Students The best place to start when looking to improve your teaching is the students who are on the receiving end. Chatting to them about what they need and what they like, and dislike, can give you an excellent insight into how you can … [Read more...]

5 Things Every Woman Should do At Least Once in Her Lifetime

The saying goes that ‘life is but a twinkling of an eye’ and for this reason, it’s important that you live it the best way that you can. You can become so busy working, trying to pay bills, and striving to make a difference that you often forget to take the time out to live a little. Living could mean seeking new experiences, visiting new places or challenging yourself to do things that are out-of-the-box. Since you only have one life to live, you should consider doing a few unconventional … [Read more...]

World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development MAY 21 Event

Informative Speakers! Mingle and Socialize! Hors d'oeurves and Refreshments! DATE: MAY 21, 2018 VENUE: Markham Convention Centre -- 2901 Markham Rd, Toronto, ON M1X 0B6 TIME: 7 PM - 10 PM Esteemed Speakers Anne Lamson came to Canada in 1998 after graduating Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the Philippines. She worked 4 years as a caregiver for a lady with Multiple Sclerosis before deciding to pursue other careers, both in the Hospitality and Retail industry. She moved … [Read more...]

It’s Your Turn Now – Practical Guidance When Caring for Aging Mom

When you look back at your life, the one thing you may wonder about is how your mother cared for you through so many trials and tribulations while you were still at home. From around-the-clock feedings as an infant to the terrible twos and those rebellious teen years, your mother was a pillar of strength guiding you and helping you to become the woman you are today. Now it’s your turn to take care of mom as she ages, and this is something for which few of us are prepared. It’s mom who’s … [Read more...]

5 Things Every Woman Should Do Before Tying The Knot

Times have changed, and marriage is no longer a life goal for every woman. While it can be a beautiful thing to find someone that you want to spend the rest of your life with, an increasing number of women are likewise deciding that marriage isn’t for them. On the other hand, if you have decided that marriage is a commitment that you’re interested in and you’ve recently gotten engaged, then there are some things you should think about doing before saying ‘I do.’ If you happen to be wondering … [Read more...]

Tips to Develop Your Self-Confidence

Confidence can be like the tide: it ebbs and flows. Some days you will wake up and feel on top of the world and capable of flying to the moon, and others less so. Whether your confidence can be dashed by a careless comment from a partner, a look from a stranger, or murmurings from your over critical inner voice, confidence is a tricky skill to master. Here are 4 tips to help you be the woman you want to be – confident, assertive and self-assured. 1. Assess Your Friends In this digital age … [Read more...]

Top Tips for Getting into Shape

As the weather is getting warmer and with spring around the corner, you may be looking for ways to get into shape, lose weight and feel better in time for the warmer weather. No matter how busy your lifestyle, it is easier than you might think to move more and shift those stubborn pounds. For many women, incorporating their health and wellness routine into their daily routine can be difficult to juggle, especially if they have young children and a demanding job. However, just by making a few … [Read more...]

Great Ways to Celebrate Your Achievements

As a woman, achieving certain milestones are worth celebrating. Some examples of these achievements could be graduating from college, starting a new business, or getting the job of your dreams. Whatever the case, every achievement is valid, and you should celebrate yourself for demonstrating the strength, persistence, and determination that it takes to carry out a goal. You should also remember that it doesn’t have to be an over-the-top celebration and the main goal is to acknowledge your … [Read more...]

Top Tips For Single Moms Considering Getting A Pet

In an ideal world, you would want your kids to be happy, healthy and have everything that they want, right? So how about if your little darlings want to adopt or get a new puppy or kitten? Are you ready to change your lifestyle for good, by welcoming a new pet into your home life? If you are a single mom, then getting a pet can cause massive upheaval, especially if you feel like you have just got your home life under control. However, if your kids are struggling at school or feeling a bit down … [Read more...]

How to stand out from the crowd

If you want to increase your chances of getting a promotion, winning investment for your business idea or simply having your voice heard, it's a good idea to find a way to ensure you stand out from the crowd. Read on for a few tips on how to make sure you not only get noticed but also leave a lasting impression. Maintain your own mind Though it's sometimes tempting or simply easier to go along with whatever the most popular approach is, it's important to stick with your own ideas and not … [Read more...]

3 Tips for Staying Safe while Working Outdoors This Winter

As winter bites, people that work outside will certainly start to feel the cold during a long working day. Working in these conditions can be an uncomfortable experience, which can have implications for health if not tackled correctly. Issues such as numbness, frostbite, and extremes such as hyperthermia can occur if correct protective is not worn. Wrapping up and ensuring your body temperature doesn’t fall is key to keeping happy and healthy during the working day but there are several other … [Read more...]

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