WHAT IS MANDELA DAY?

“What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is what difference we have made to the lives of others that will determine the significance of the life we lead” – Nelson Mandela Nelson Mandela International Day was launched in recognition of Nelson Mandela’s birthday on 18 July, 2009 via unanimous decision of the UN General Assembly. It was inspired by a call Nelson Mandela made a year earlier, for the next generation to take on the burden of leadership in addressing … [Read more...]

Women in Tunisia are Taking Action!

The Code of Personal Status (CPS) (Arabic: مجلة الأحوال الشخصية‎) is a series of progressive Tunisian laws aiming at the institution of equality between women and men in a number of areas. It was promulgated by beylical decree on August 13, 1956 and came into effect on January 1, 1957. This Code is one of the best known deeds of Habib Bourguiba, who was Prime Minister and later President. He gave women a unique place in Tunisian society, notably abolishing polygamy, creating a judicial … [Read more...]

Joan of Arc, the Pilgrimage, the Prophecy! * Details of Trip- MAY 3013

    Celebrating post 600th Anniversary!   up-date from ...       PILGRIM WITNESSES:   Greetings!    Time is flying by now. FYI, the final details for the Joan of Arc pilgrimage of 2012 are now posted on our website.  Here's the introduction:   -Joan of Arc and Prophet-French Pilgrimage, The dates will be May 15 thru May 27, 2013. Celebrating Joan of Arc’s 601th Anniversary   God willing, in May 2013, we will lead our sixth pilgrimage to France (our fifth … [Read more...]

AFGHANISTAN – transition house for women leaving prison in Kabul

AFGHANISTAN - transition house for women leaving prison in Kabul 30 May 2012 - Emini, who is 20 years old, is one of 14 female residents of the House of Hope, a Kabul-based transitional house for women leaving prison. Pardoned by President Hamid Karzai's decree on 8 March, she is one of the newest inhabitants of the house. Originally sentenced to three years in prison for running away from an abusive husband and his family, Emini hopes that her defence lawyer will help her to be granted a … [Read more...]

care2, Stand Up for Children in Jammu and Kashmir‏ ~ Take Action !

A Celebration of Women, Although India has amended its national juvenile justice law in order to be consistent with the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, the state of Jammu and Kashmir has not updated its law and is continuing to jail 16 and 17 year olds as adults. Urge Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir, Omar Abdullah to amend Jammu and Kashmir's law now. » 17 year old Murtaza Manzoor was held for four months without being charged in a facility that was not equipped to house … [Read more...]

ADELE BUTLER – Women of Spirit: Keep The Faith

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WOMAN of ACTION – Susan Burton

  A Celebration of Women is doing something a little different here, sharing an awesome interview done with The WOMEN'S EYE...as we are Gifting this Feature to Susan Burton, our choice of CNN Hero of the Year, 2010.  Help us Celebrate the Life of this yet another amazing, selfless, resilient, thoughtful and active woman.  Her NONPROFIT Foundation, 'A New Way of Life',  is helping women Rise Above many Challenges, overcoming the struggle of building lives from 'SCRATCH', completely re-entering … [Read more...]

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