Oriah Mirza – WOMAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™ is elated to Celebrate the Life of this human activist, one with a passion for the elimination of violence against women. Her passion fueled by experience, she uses her own story as the catalyst for action, working in the California, USA area of our world, helping women rise above Domestic Abuse. "We all help each other with our stories of wisdom and love, we weave together a network of information through story telling that transforms lives on a regular … [Read more...]

NOW Talks with Sally Armstrong Wednesday, March 6, 2013

DRAKE UNDERGOUND presents ... NOW Talks with Sally Armstrong, MAR 6, 2013 - 7 pm (doors open 6:15) event ends 9 pm Join NOW Senior Entertainment editor, author and feminist commentator Susan G. Cole in conversation with the celebrated and accomplished Sally Armstrong. Susan was born in Toronto and has her bachelor's degree from Harvard. As an activist, she's been active in the gay community for over 25 years, and was a member of the first lesbian political organization in Toronto. … [Read more...]

Susanna Vardanyan – WOMAN of ACTION™

A Celebration of Women™ is elated to Celebrate the Life of this trail blazing powerhouse, a pioneer in the women's movement. This woman is an obstetrician-gynecologist by training and working for a long time in the State University Center of Family Planning and Sexual Health, in Yerevan. After the collapse of the Soviet Union I got actively involved in women's movement, once the chance for that appeared, becoming one of the pioneers of the movement in Armenia. WOMAN of … [Read more...]

Iran: Free Journalist Hangameh Shahidi‏

Hengameh Shahidi has been in detention for 2 years, just because she spoke her mind. Tell the government of Iran to free Hengameh » Hengameh is an Iranian journalist and human rights activist. She was arrested in June 2009 following demonstrations in Iran around the contested presidential election. She admitted to participating in the protests as a journalist, and thus was sentences to six years in prison. Hengameh was not "gathering and colluding with intent to harm state security" or … [Read more...]

PMO(Canada) – Statement on BLACK HISTORY MONTH

  Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on Black History Month     February 1, 2011 Ottawa, Ontario   Prime Minister Stephen Harper issued the following statement today in recognition of Black History Month: “February is Black History Month and an opportunity to celebrate the values of perseverance and dignity that have defined the black community in Canada. “This year, we celebrate four outstanding Canadian icons whose stories characterize the pride, strength and dignity that have … [Read more...]

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