AIDS Response, special meeting at CSW 57

Special event at the Commission on the Status of Women seeks to accelerate zero-tolerance towards gender-based violence through the AIDS response Co-chaires Hon Thokozani Khupe, Deputy Prime Minister of Zimbabwe (left) and Hon Julia Duncan-Cassell, Minister of Gender and Development of Liberia at the High Level Consultation Accelerating Zero-Tolerance to Gender based violence through the HIV response. New York City on March 9, 2013. Credit: UNAIDS/M. Taamallah   NEW YORK — These … [Read more...]

Carl Foster – MAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™ is elated to Celebrate the Life of this awakened male, one man that has risen above his own circumstance of struggle; endured challenges with learning, rose above the inability to read.   Inspired by one Woman - a teacher he describes the experience of her as -  "Knowing she believed in me made such a difference". This man is now guided to use his new found self awareness to help young people and adults realize their dreams. Today, his mantra for all of … [Read more...]

Shirlee Hall: The Silent Sermon

THE SILENT SERMON A member of a certain church, who previously had been attending services regularly, stopped going. After a few weeks, the pastor decided to visit him. It was a chilly evening. The pastor found the man at home alone, sitting before a blazing fire. Guessing the reason for his pastor's visit, the man welcomed him, led him to a comfortable chair near the fireplace and waited. The pastor made himself at home but said nothing. In the grave silence, he contemplated the … [Read more...]

Singles Only ~ Not to Worry… Love Will Find You!

For Singles Only ~ Not to Worry… Love Will Find You! The time of real personal growth is when you are alone. Singles should use this time to reflect on the behaviors they did and didn't like in their former partner. It's time to experience how it feels to stand on your own; taking care of you, paying special attention to who you need to become to attract a passionately monogamous, infidelity-free, fun in the bedroom relationship. You must learn to stand alone again before you can again … [Read more...]

INSPIRATIONAL WINDOW – Ending Violence for All

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Men of the world, let’s unite for women’s empowerment | Martín Santiago Herrero

Men of the world, let’s unite for women’s empowerment | Martín Santiago Herrero We continue to live in a world that is profoundly unequal, where the opportunities are not the same for men and women. Women represent 70 per cent of the world’s poor. On average their salaries are 10 to 30 per cent less than men’s for the same work, with the same tasks. Women are responsible for two thirds of the work carried out around the world, but receive only 10 percent of the benefits. They own 1 per … [Read more...]

Love Never Fails – WOMEN in RECOVERY

Love is patient It is long-tempered, opposite of "short fused". Love is learning how to put up with others. It has restraint of anger, wrath, temper in all sorts of life situations . Patience is the key factor which is required in order to take a biblical course of action. Lack of patience is evidence of a lack of love. Love thinks of the other person first; lack of patience puts oneself first. Love shown to be giving of one's self, time, interests to another while giving up on … [Read more...]

PROSTATE CANCER, Take a moment for the man in you life!

Please take a moment to count the men in your life.... Remember the family members you love so dearly; your fathers and grandfathers, your brothers and uncles, your partners and sons. Don't forget your closest friends, your neighbours, and the people in your community who you depend on every day. Have you reached the number 7 yet? Because statistics show that 1 in 7 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer within their lifetime. This week is Prostate Cancer Awareness Week, and … [Read more...]

Ban urges inclusion of persons with disabilities into society

12 September 2012 – Hundreds of advocates and experts on disability, as well as Government delegates, have gathered at UN Headquarters for the start of the Fifth Session of the Conference of States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD), which will have a special focus on women and children. “It is our responsibility as members of the international community and citizens of our own countries to bring about changes to more than one billion persons with … [Read more...]

RECRUITMENT 4 LOVE matchmakers for busy professionals

RECRUITMENT 4 LOVE INC, a Canadian-owned company and provider of Canadian matchmaking services, was founded in Toronto in 2008. Today, Recruitment 4 Love is one of the largest and most trusted professional matchmaking firms in the country. With our head office in Toronto, and our matchmakers recruiting all across Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Mississauga, Ottawa, Halifax and affiliates in Montreal and the U.S., we have networks of contacts across North America. We are well positioned … [Read more...]

Real change, lasting solutions empowering women involve engaging men ..

Empowering women through access to family planning means that mothers and infants are healthier, families are more financially stable, and communities are stronger. Although family planning has traditionally been a gender-based issue, it’s not too hard to realize why improving access to women’s health care, especially reproductive health care, is in everyone’s interest. That is why UNFPA has become a strong proponent of engaging males in the family planning process. “Real change and … [Read more...]

Addictions Backfire, Jennifer Kunst, Ph.D. – WOMEN in RECOVERY

Why are addictions so hard to break? There is no single answer to this question, for addiction’s power is multi-layered. We know that there are physical, mental, emotional, social, and even spiritual forces at play. But with each layer of understanding comes a greater opportunity to help those who struggle to free themselves from an attachment that has become destructive. I come to the question as a psychoanalyst, of course, and so I am interested in what lies beneath the surface of … [Read more...]

SOUTH AFRICA: The (re)making of men

JOHANNESBURG, September 2012 (PlusNews) - Manhood might be hard to define but South African media make it even harder, according to editors of a new book, who argue that negative coverage of men is doing more harm than good, especially when it comes to HIV. Now they are looking to rewrite masculinity in a country that ranks among the most gender inequitable in the world. (Un)covering Men: Rewriting Masculinity and Health in South Africa is a compilation of works by journalism fellows through … [Read more...]

Walk Away … with Dignity and Self Respect

Take Action ...not Re-Action!   Are you still holding onto grudges or being haunted by negative past relationships? Is there an 'ex' who has wronged you in the past and whom you have not forgiven? Do your thoughts ever turn to past relationship hurt, betrayal and jealousy? Are you ever worried that the same patterns will repeat in your current or future relationships? Walk Away ... with Dignity and Self Respect   If a man wants you, nothing can keep him away. … [Read more...]

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