Tara Teng – WOMAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™ is elated to Celebrate the Life of this young woman leader, one that woke up one day realizing that to reach inner fulfillment, she needed to expand her purpose for being. Through her journey, she found that her passion directed her into a life of activism, a life that is devoted to raise awareness on one of our plant's darkest activities: HUMAN SLAVERY.       WOMAN of ACTION™     Tara Teng       Tara Teng … [Read more...]

CELEBRATION HO– USE™ presents Bobby Umar – OCT 22

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9 Free (or Nearly Free) Activities Nannies Can Do With Their Kids

For a nanny, entertaining kids can take a lot of time, energy and ingenuity. How often have you heard the complaint “I’m bored” come from someone who’s surrounded by things to do? The good news, though, is that you’re never far from free, reliable entertainment, especially if you do a little homework first. If you’ve been stuck searching for affordable activity ideas, these might come in handy: Go to the Park A classic, and with good reason. Going to the park is a chance to get … [Read more...]

Engagement in 2013, So Far

We have already passed the Halfway point of 2013, and that’s when we have an extensive evaluation of our new media activities during the first six months of the year. We looked back at our most engaging content and wanted to give our readers a glimpse of what policy and new media updates were most read, watched, shared, and commented so far in 2013. This Storify Exit Disclaimer provides a summary of the content. Storify is a tool that helps organize small pieces of web content into a … [Read more...]

The List Maker’s Get-Healthy Guide, 7 Pains You Should Never Ignore

7 Pains You Should Never Ignore   See which painful symptoms could indicate a health emergency     By the Editors of Prevention Pay Attention to Your Body’s Signals Usually a headache is just a headache, and heartburn is nothing more than a sign that your last meal didn’t agree with you. Except when they’re not. Pain is your body’s way of telling you that something isn’t quite right. More often than not, you have some idea of what’s behind it. But when it comes … [Read more...]

The Queen’s Plate History & Honourable Attendance on July 7

The Queen's Plate History - a Royal Tradition The Queen's Plate is Canada's oldest thoroughbred horse race. It is run at a distance of 1¼ miles for 3-year-old thoroughbred horses foaled in Canada. The race takes place each summer in June or July at Woodbine Racetrack, Etobicoke (Toronto), Ontario. For safety reasons, since 1995 the race has been limited to a maximum of 17 starters. History The Queen's Plate was founded in 1860 by Queen Victoria. Victoria's son-in-law, The Duke of … [Read more...]

#AskUNWomen and chat Live – 20 June 2013, 10:30am EDT

What is UN Women’s vision to ensure that empowering women becomes a priority in the post-2015 development agenda? Why is it important to include a separate gender goal in any future framework? #AskUNWomen and chat with our Acting Head! WHEN: Live on Thursday, 20 June 2013, 10:30am EDT WHERE: Hashtag #AskUNWomen & @UN_Women on Twitter WHO: Lakshmi Puri, Acting Head of UN Women + YOU! WHAT: Twitter chat on our vision to bring gender equality and women’s empowerment to the centre … [Read more...]

1 Million Babies born HIV FREE, Pepfar celebrates 10 years!

At the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), we measure our progress with metrics that account for every program, dollar, and service received. While these indicators help us become more efficient and effective in the work we do, their significance pales when compared with the most important metric of all — a life saved. To save any life is a remarkable feat, but to spare a child from HIV is truly extraordinary. That’s why Secretary Kerry’s June 18 announcement that a … [Read more...]

Wajeha al-Huwaidar – WOMAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™ is inspired to Celebrate the Life of yet one more activist, working for the human dignity of women. it has been stated; Huwaider, arguably the highest-profile women’s rights advocate in Saudi Arabia, famous for saying ... «Saudi women are weak, no matter how high their status,» she wrote in 2006. «The oppression of women and the effacement of their selfhood is a flaw affecting most homes in Saudi Arabia.»         WOMAN of … [Read more...]

Webcast, “In the Know: Google Plus & YouTube for Public Health”, May 14

Join the CDC National Prevention Information Network (NPIN) on May 14 at 2 P.M. (ET) for a live webcast, “In the Know: Google Plus & YouTube for Public Health.” This webcast, the fifth in a series, will explore how public health professionals can effectively tap into the engagement and networking strengths of the quickly growing social media channel, Google Plus, and the popular video sharing site, YouTube. It will feature NPIN social media experts and a special guest from Google who … [Read more...]

VIDEO SHARING on SOCIAL MEDIA

Video sharing remains a powerful tool for sharing health information. According to the Pew Internet & American Life Project , 71% of online Americans use video-sharing sites (such as YouTube and Vimeo). On YouTube alone, users upload more than 72 hours of video every minute. There are many different sites for uploading and sharing video, and Vine is an example of one of the newer ones. Vine is a mobile-based app that allows users to record videos up to six seconds long and immediately … [Read more...]

Nirbhayas transforming through Grassroots (“the brave hearts”)

'We', the Nirbhayas will rise from Grassroots!   Violence Against Women has made news headlines for years now. BOLLYWOOD TWEETS Thousands of women are being brutally beaten, assaulted, harassed, mutilated, raped and molested even murdered worldwide. In general there has been a phenomenal increase in crime against women. Every year several Nirbhayas, “the brave hearts” bravely undergo ordeals of most heinous crimes against humankind before succumbing to their injuries. Another … [Read more...]

Gossamerheart.com, ‘You Don’t Have To Live Like A Refugee’

The Past Is Over. You Don't Have To Live Like A Refugee In honor of all the Women of our World, and Celebrating the positive global changes that are happening in the women's/human rights movement, Roxanne Williams, The Dragonfly Whispererer, has once again created a wonderful message using VIDEO. The women of this planet are all one, saying NO MORE VIOLENCE. The Violence Against Women Act of 1994 (VAWA) is a United States federal law (Title IV, sec. 40001-40703 of the Violent Crime … [Read more...]

57th session of the Commission on the Status of Women, MAR 4

Next week, on 4 March, the 57th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (#CSW57) opens at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. It will convene governments, activists, media and private sector partners from around the world to discuss how to prevent violence against women and girls and improve services for survivors everywhere. We are excited about the momentum and opportunity that CSW57 brings! Are you? Make some noise leading up to CSW57! Join this Thunderclap to tweet … [Read more...]

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