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: 1060 Sheppard Ave W, Toronto, ON M3J 0G7 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 and worked in Banff, … [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...]

Healthy Ways To Deal With Life’s Inevitable Problems

If one fact is for certain it’s that life is filled with ups and downs. Problems will arise, and you’ll be forced to face them and decide what you want to do to get through your unfortunate situation. What you need is healthy strategies for helping you deal with life’s difficult times and not let your stress get the best of you. You can’t sit around taking it and refusing to problem solve or you’ll soon be very unhappy and restless. Force yourself to learn positive habits in your downtime so … [Read more...]

Four Ways To Get More Out Of Life

There are some people whom you look at and wonder how they manage to do so much, and how they manage to make every day count. It can be disheartening to then look at your own life and wonder why you aren’t making the most of it like other people are. We’ll let you in on a secret; it’s easy to change things. It’s easy to start making the most of the life you have, no matter what age you are, no matter what your qualifications, no matter where you live or what you do. It’s easy, but it might … [Read more...]

WORLD PEACE DAY Celebration 2018, Toronto, SEPT 16

World Peace Day Celebration 2018 People all over the world celebrate International Day of Peace in a variety of different ways. These include planting trees for peace, lighting candles and holding candle light vigils, attending peace-related art exhibits and going for peace walks. People may also attend various public events such as public speeches and concerts. For this year of 2018, A Celebration of Women™ will be hosting a fabulous Celebration on September 16, 2018 with fabulous … [Read more...]

Cord Blood Banking: Breaking Down the Details

From car seats and strollers to hospitals and birth plans, there is no shortage of things to research when you are pregnant. There is a dizzying array of options and it's easy to get overwhelmed by it all, especially when you pair the stress of sorting out so many options with all of those lovely pregnancy hormones. As you are educating yourself on the benefits of breastfeeding and deciding whether or not to have an unmedicated birth, you've likely come across one of the latest hot topics in … [Read more...]

World Humanitarian Summit, July 28-31 *Regional Livestream

The World Humanitarian Summit was initiated by the UN Secretary General to improve global humanitarian action, and will culminate in Istanbul in 2016. There will be 10 consultation meetings around the world as well as an online platform to solicit input beginning in May 2014, and will culminate in May 2016 in Istanbul at the first-ever humanitarian summit of this scale and scope. The WHS is being managed by the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). Participants of … [Read more...]

Humanism or Eudaimonia, that is the question

Humanism is a philosophical and ethical stance that emphasizes the value and agency of human beings, individually and collectively, and generally prefers critical thinking and evidence (rationalism, empiricism) over established doctrine or faith (fideism). The meaning of the term humanism has fluctuated, according to the successive intellectual movements which have identified with it. Generally, however, humanism refers to a perspective that affirms some notion of a "human nature" (sometimes … [Read more...]

Amnesty International Day, celebrated May 28

Amnesty International was founded in London in 1961, following the publication of the article "The Forgotten Prisoners" in The Observer 28 May 1961, by the lawyer Peter Benenson. Citing the Universal Declaration of Human Rights articles 18 and 19, it announced a campaign on "Appeal for Amnesty, 1961" and called for "common action". Amnesty International is a non-governmental organisation focused on human rights with over 3 million members and supporters around the world. The objective of the … [Read more...]

WAF, “Do women still need feminism?”

Do Women still need feminism? A controversial social media movement called Women Against Feminism features women explaining — mostly in “selfies” with handwritten signs — why they do not. Feminist responses have ranged from bafflement to vitriol or mockery to arguments that these women don’t know what feminism is. But while this new movement has its silly aspects, it raises some much-needed questions about feminism’s present and future state — and, in the weeks since it first attracted … [Read more...]

Are you an ‘activist’?

Activism is quite simply Taking Action to effect social change; this can occur in a myriad of ways and in a variety of forms. Often it is concerned with ‘how to change the world’ through social, political, economic or environmental change. This can be led by individuals but is often done collectively through social movements. The activism industry consists of organizations and individuals engaged in activism. Activism is often done full-time, as part of an organization's core business. Many … [Read more...]

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...]

UN Women, What are women’s human rights?

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