UN Women, First Regular Session 2017 – FEB 14

Documents for the first regular session of the UN-Women Executive Board, on 14 February 2017. Advance copies of session documents are posted here and on the PaperSmart portal in the original language, and are replaced by official documents once available. AGENDA In July 2010, the United Nations General Assembly created UN Women, the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women. In doing so, UN Member States took an historic step in accelerating the Organization’s … [Read more...]

Butterfly Maiden, Hopi Spring Goddess celebrates April

** BUTTERFLY MAIDEN/TRANSFORMATION ** You are experiencing enormous change right now, which brings Great Blessing. Message From Butterfly Maiden: “As you go, through this period of Change, it is natural for you to wonder if your future is safe. I am here to assure you that you are part of nature’s cycles of Birth, death, and rebirth. To bring in your desired newness, you must first allow old parts of your Life to fall way. These Changes are to be celebrated, not feared. Give thanks for … [Read more...]

Ultra-high-net-worth decreases in Brazil, China

Ultra-high-net-worth population decreases in Brazil, China The combined wealth of global ultra-high-net-worth individuals has grown to a record high, although the ultra-high-net-worth population has dropped in Brazil and China, according to a new report by Wealth-X and UBS. The “Wealth-X and UBS World Ultra Wealth Report 2013” explores the global population of ultra-high-net-worth individuals and their income on both a global and local market scale. Examining the global wealth of … [Read more...]

Shea butter nourishes opportunities for African Women

Fair trade brings decent profits to millions to African Women Women packing soap made from shea butter at a processing unit run by the Nununa Federation of Shea Producers in Burkina Faso. Photo: Roel Burgler/Hollandse Hoogte/Redux In a fancy Manhattan hotel in New York, women in colorful traditional African gowns make their way to one of the conference rooms. Their outfits provide a fascinating contrast to the grey and black business suits surrounding them. The crowd is diverse, but is … [Read more...]

Celebrating MAY DAY (May 1) around the Globe!

May Day on May 1 is an ancient Northern Hemisphere spring festival and usually a public holiday; it is also a traditional spring holiday in many cultures. Traditional May Day Celebrations   May Day is related to the Celtic festival of Beltane and the Germanic festival of Walpurgis Night. May Day falls exactly half a year from November 1, another cross-quarter day which is also associated with various northern European pagan and the year in the Northern Hemisphere, and it has … [Read more...]

L’ORÉAL-UNESCO Awards – Women in Science – 2013

15th Annual L’ORÉAL-UNESCO Awards - Women in Science - 2013 Each year, five outstanding women scientists – one per continent – are honored for the contributions of their research, the strength of their commitments and their impact on society. The Awards jury was chaired by Professor Ahmed Zewail, winner of the 1999 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, and Linus Pauling Chair Professor of Chemistry and Professor of Physics, California Institute of Technology. The research of the 2013 Laureates … [Read more...]

‘Reincarnation’ as a pseudoscientific study, Ian Stevenson

REINCARNATION is Real or Not - Does it really matter?   Reincarnation research is a branch of parapsychology. Psychiatrist Ian Stevenson, from the University of Virginia, investigated many reports of young children who claimed to remember a past life. He conducted more than 2,500 case studies over a period of 40 years and published twelve books, including: 1] Twenty Cases Suggestive of Reincarnation and 2] Where Reincarnation and Biology Intersect. Stevenson retired in … [Read more...]

TRADE of INNOCENTS – World Premiere Sept 29

  SEX TRAFFICKING of CHILDREN: The numbers surprised me. Several thousands of women and girls each year routinely forced to have sex multiple times per day? 1 official and many unofficial trafficking circuits spanning the country? Over 5,000 brothels disguised as massage parlors? 13 as the average age of entrance into the trade? $200,000 in profit per girl/child per year? The land of the free? Yes, I’m talking about America. Human trafficking is the fastest growing criminal industry in … [Read more...]

WORLD PULSE LIVE 2012 – Meet the Correspondents

September 20 – October 9, 2012   JOIN US in welcoming World Pulse’s award-winning citizen journalists as they inspire audiences across the nation. This fall, three amazing women representing the energy and power of the World Pulse community will come to the US for the first time to lift their voices. These grassroots leaders will reveal how they are using the power of new media and technology to change lives and create solutions on the front lines of today’s most pressing … [Read more...]

The International Day of the World’s Indigenous People – 9 August

The International Day of the World’s Indigenous People (9 August) was first proclaimed by the General Assembly in December 1994, to be celebrated every year during the first International Decade of the World's Indigenous People (1995 – 2004). In 2004, the Assembly proclaimed a Second International Decade, from 2005 – 2015, with the theme of “A Decade for Action and Dignity.” Indigenous peoples are ethnic groups that are defined as "indigenous" according to one of the various definitions of … [Read more...]

Celebrate Ramadan, send an e-Card

Ramadan eCards Peace Iftar Ramadan Moon All Care2 Ramadan eCards » Birthday Cards Mariachi New Gnomes Garage Band Rockin' Birthday Box Sequence Cakeapult Candles View all Care2 Birthday Cards » Help keep Care2 eCards FREE by supporting great causes! Our Government Isn't Just for the Super Wealthy! A Romney donor who attended a fundraiser by the Koch brothers recently said, "I just … [Read more...]

WOMAN of ACTION – Ms. Michelle Bachelet

  A Celebration of Women is honored to Celebrate the Life of this powerhouse of a woman.    Taking on a whole new department of the United Nations, catering to the gender equity of all the women of our world, this lady is to be watched closely and supported endlessly.  Join us to Celebrate this day that her UN WOMEN CELEBRATED finally getting their own logo, as we review the day she accepted this placement below.          WOMAN of ACTION       Michelle Bachelet     The former … [Read more...]

What will the next generation say you did to end HIV in Women & Children?

The GLOBAL PLAN   We are at a turning point for delivering on the promise to end child and maternal mortality and improve health – marked by bold new commitments. This strategic framework supports one such commitment, the 'Global Plan Towards the Elimination of New HIV Infections among Children by 2015 and Keeping their Mothers Alive'. It offers guidance for preventing HIV infections and unintended pregnancies – both essential strategies for improving maternal and child health, and … [Read more...]

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