Kate Garber – 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 betterment of our youth, with a focus on the issue of the Human Trafficking of girls/women in the U.K. Being the Founder of UNSEEN, regarded as an expert in the perils of Human Trafficking, this woman devotes her life to the eradication of this form of human slavery; leading the charge to help young women reach out to freedom and safety.     WOMAN of … [Read more...]

What is Enlightenment?, Immanuel Kant

What Is Enlightenment? Immanuel Kant Enlightenment is man's emergence from his self-imposed nonage. Nonage is the inability to use one's own understanding without another's guidance. This nonage is self-imposed if its cause lies not in lack of understanding but in indecision and lack of courage to use one's own mind without another's guidance. Dare to know! (Sapere aude.) "Have the courage to use your own understanding," ... is therefore the motto of the enlightenment. Laziness … [Read more...]

What is Personal Resilience?

Resilience in Women     Sustainable Self-Esteem One of the terms that is often used when considering how we cope collectively with the triple challenges of peak oil, climate change and economic meltdown is “resilience”. It seems we would benefit from cultivating this collectively at the levels of local community, at a national level and globally.Whenever we attempt to establish resilience at a community level (any sort of community, whether this is your household, the town … [Read more...]

Shirlee Hall, ‘What is PURITY?’

'What is PURITY?' PURITY is a state of being; it requires eons of time to consciously awaken in the thinking mind. It is the key to perfection in matter. PURITY is compassionate understanding and is aware that each soul struggles for conscious realization in form. PURITY is cleanliness of thought. It does not soil itself with negativity that separates; darkness dissipates or obstructs the energy of the soul. PURITY is kindness and selflessness toward all life; the desire to willingly … [Read more...]

Egypt, Human Chain against Sexual Harassment – “I Wish” … “Nefsi”

“I wish I could walk around without being hurt by inappropriate words.” On a Wednesday in May 2012, inspired by snowballing social media discussions on sexual harassment in Egypt, a group of independent activists took the conversation to an offline public. They aimed to build support in Cairo and beyond, using the most simple of approaches: the country’s first ‘human chain’ against sexual harassment. In line with the global UN project, “Safe Cities”, which works to make cities and … [Read more...]

PAKISTAN: Celebrating Successful stories from the IFAD funded AJK

Pakistan: Successful stories from the IFAD funded AJK Community Development Program (AJK CDP) Kashmir Women Taking Action! Women in Kashmir suffer silently, Showkat A. Motta, OneWorld South Asia Women have borne the brunt of violence in the two decades of conflict in Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir – raped, tortured, maimed and killed. Several studies have shown how uncaring authorities and societal norms have multiplied their woes. Srinagar: Month of … [Read more...]

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