Libyan Women Taking Action for Leadership

One of the challenges facing Libya as it builds democracy following the fall of the Muammar Qadhafi regime is the reform of the security sector.[ wananchi wa Libya washerehekea] The Voice of Libyan Women is celebrating at our Women’s Center in Zawia today for an event for Mother & Children of Martyrs. Please come and join us in the celebration starting at 2:30 PM. The event is for women and children only.There is a contest for the best poem and art piece representing “The Power of Women.” The … [Read more...]

Celebrating YWCA Women of Distinction Alumnae Reception‏ – Mar 7, 2013

ALUMNAE RECEPTION Hosted By Join us to meet the 2013 YWCA WOMEN OF DISTINCTION ________________________________________________________________________ THURSDAY, MARCH 7th, 2013 6 - 8 PM In conversation with Janet McFarland of The Globe and Mail. 2013 recipients will be announced on International Women’s Day March 8th, 2013 SEEDS FOR CHANGE CULTIVATING FOOD FOR THOUGHT ________________________________________________________________________ 2013 YWCA Women of … [Read more...]

Lorin J. MacDonald – WOMAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™ is honored to Celebrate the Life of this definite power of example to all women. Dealing with her own physical challenges, this woman is blazing new paths for all women with her own hearing disability, forging new horizons, new ways so to enable all the Women of our World to live fulfilled, thriving lives.   WOMAN of ACTION™     Lorin J. MacDonald “A lot of people try to understand my hearing loss, and honestly, Iʼm too busy doing things … [Read more...]

Camille Brockman, Digital Information and the Criminal Justice System

Digital Information and the Criminal Justice System An effective criminal justice system demands access to information in a timely manner. In fact, in many situations, having that crucial piece of the puzzle may be the difference between life and death. In the aftermath of 9/11, federal, state, and local agencies stressed the need for information sharing and accessibility. Since then, several initiatives have been developed to further improve access to information and encourage all … [Read more...]

Adele Butler- Women of Spirit: God’s Justice

GOD'S JUSTICE   There are organizations like Equality Now, Women For Women International and V-Day to name a few, which are dedicated to protecting the rights of women all over the world. But long before these much needed organizations existed, there was already a human rights activist who walked the streets of Jerusalem, Galilee, Samaria, healing the broken hearted, setting at liberty those who are bruised and delivering them from terrible circumstances. He stood for equality of women … [Read more...]

WOMAN of ACTION – Sandra Stapley

A Celebration of Women is excited to Celebrate the Life of this Crusader in our Society. The Courage and Conviction of this Women has taken her back to school at the age of 52, to study Law, so to work in the field that can create change in our World. One of her 'Pet Peeves' is the lack of Integrity in some of the Government & Politics, in general, around our World. She is on a Mission to contribute to Positive Change and motivate others to Take Action in their own … [Read more...]

‘MALICIOUS MOTHER SYNDROME’, Is this YOU?

A Celebration of Women is ... a global women's advocacy organization that is on a mission to educate, inspire and motivate the Women of our World to Take Action in their own lives. This statement includes taking responsibility for our own decisions, errors in judgement and mistakes. Contributing to to an UN-healthy environment for the children we birth is NOT an acceptable practice for anyone, regardless of circumstance. NO EXCUSES EXIST. Regardless of circumstance, as painful as it may be, … [Read more...]

NEPAL: Women in Chhuaupadi – ADELE BUTLER

Nepali Women and Girls Isolated During Menstruation On the Violence is Not Our Culture site, I read about a ritual practice in Nepal called Chhuaupadi pratha which can cause prolonged depression and even death among girls and women. “Chhau” means menstruation and “padi” – woman. It is a ritual which banishes girls and women during their menstruation. It is dangerous because it also isolates women during and after childbirth. These women are banished fro up to eleven days away from … [Read more...]

ADELE BUTLER – Women of Spirit: Libyan Woman Fights to Tell Her Rape Story

      Libyan Woman Fights to Tell Her Rape Story       For there is nothing hidden which will not be revealed, nor has anything been kept secret but that it should come to light – Mark 4:22     I just read on Care2Make a Difference about a Libyan woman who was trying to tell the media about her horrific ordeal at the hands of Muammar el-Qaddafi’s militia. According to the New York Times, the woman who identified herself as Eman al-Obeidy burst into a Tripoli hotel where the foreign press … [Read more...]

ADELE BUTLER – Women of Spirit: No Honor in Murder

  THERE IS NO HONOR IN MURDER     I never knew that there was such a thing as "honor killing" until I learned about it from Equality Now about seven years ago. The term itself is an oxymoron. How can there be honor in killing? How could the family's honor be worth someone's life? I read of a seventeen year old Turkish woman who was murdered by her fifteen year old brother after she left the women's shelter where she had been staying. She had gone into the shelter to escape violence at home. … [Read more...]

Adele Butler- Women of Spirit: God's Justice

  GOD'S JUSTICE     There are organizations like Equality Now, Women For Women International and V-Day to name a few, which are dedicated to protecting the rights of women all over the world. But long before these much needed organizations existed, there was already a human rights activist who walked the streets of Jerusalem, Galilee, Samaria, healing the broken hearted, setting at liberty those who are bruised and delivering them from terrible circumstances. He stood for equality of women and … [Read more...]

Amnesty International – FREE the CHILD, 14 Year Old in Prison

  Indian authorities must release 14-year-old held in Kashmir without charge      Amnesty International has urged authorities in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir to release a 14-year-old child who has been detained without charge or trial for seven months, for allegedly taking part in anti-government protests. The authorities claim that Mushtag Ahmad Sheikh was part of a large crowd which threw stones at police and security forces in the state capital Srinagar in April, as part of the … [Read more...]

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