Stop Child Trafficking In The U.S.

Human traffickers prey on abused or neglected young people. State child welfare systems are doing what they can to help, but far too often many of these victims are falling through the cracks. Change is needed. That's why the bipartisan Strengthening the Child Welfare Response to Trafficking Act has been put in motion by both the House of Representatives and the Senate. If approved, these laws would make it easier to aid trafficking victims and help put an end to the horrific practice … [Read more...]

Chloe JonPaul – WOMAN of ACTION™

A Celebration of Women™  is elated to Celebrate the Life of this power of example of rising above being a victim; and is here now to help the Women of our World to develop that 'knowing' of What Life is Really All About! WOMAN of ACTION™    Chloe JonPaul My name is Chloe JonPaul and I’m from Bowie, Maryland which is in the Washington, D.C. metro area. I recently celebrated my 75th birthday and I’m having the best time of my life! I was a teacher for 35 years, having … [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...]

Imagine that you’re a victim of sexual assault? – Take Action Here.

Imagine that you're a victim of sexual assault. For over a year, you've waited patiently for your assailant to come to justice. But now, because of bureaucracy, your assailant may go free of charge. This is happening all over British Columbia, and it has to stop. » In British Columbia, cases that last more than 18 months without a trial can be thrown out because of "unreasonable delay." Currently, more than 2,500 pending cases have passed that 18-month mark and are in danger of being … [Read more...]

WOMAN of ACTION – Razia Bibi

A Celebration of Women is honored to Celebrate the Life of this yet another, amazing woman of dignity, humility, love and strength. Her challenges living through the floods of Pakistan, destroyed her house, leaving her family homeless and powerless. With her strength, she stood tall, dug her feet deep into the ground and started from scratch, never giving up. WOMAN of ACTION Razia Bibi "The food we received from WFP has been a big help in these months as we have … [Read more...]

ADELE BUTLER – Women of Spirit: Elder Abuse

    ADELE BUTLER - Women of Spirit: Elder Abuse     Elder Abuse Victims Act of 2009 (House Resolution 448)   “Rise in the presence of the aged, show respect for the elderly and revere your God.  I am the Lord.” (Leviticus 19:32, NI)   Last month we celebrated my mother’s 80th birthday. I was thrilled that my fiancé and her only grandchild were there for the momentous occasion. As I looked at her I couldn’t help but feel happy that she is still around. She and I used to live together until I … [Read more...]

Debbie Keil-Leavitt – Is There More to My Path in Life than My Sun Sign?

  Is There More to My Path in Life than My Sun Sign?   Were you shaken by the recent announcement by an astronomer that your sun sign is probably incorrect? This isn’t “news”—Western astrologers are well aware of the issue, and also have a valid basis for the zodiac we use. Don’t worry, and trust your sun sign as you know it.      Then again, the astronomer who caused the “viral” web reaction was only wrong about the knowledge of astrologers, not the glory of looking at the sky and the … [Read more...]

ADELE BUTLER – Women of Spirit: 'Bullying is Not Cool'

  'Bullying is Not Cool'       Sometimes my toddler sings, “Don’t bother me” and every time he does I can’t help but smile. Once I teasingly asked him, “Who’s bothering you?” I found this amusing until this week. I got serious when I thought of Shane, a character on the soap opera, One Life to Live. I thought of what would happen if he said to the kid who was bullying him, “Don’t bother me.” It was discovered that Shane was receiving threatening messages on his laptop. This had been happening … [Read more...]

VIETNAM: Trafficking victims lured by “friendly” acquaintances..?

  VIETNAM: Trafficking victims lured by “friendly” acquaintances..?   Photo: Michael Ives/IRIN   Many of the girls are lured by the prospects of a better life     HANOI,  February 2011 (IRIN) - Last year an ostensibly friendly woman asked Nguyen Thi Ha* if the 23-year-old felt like leaving Vietnam to work in China.  Nguyen Thi Ha was intrigued by promises she could earn 6-7 times more selling clothes there than the US$50 per month she was making at home. She never thought the woman, a … [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...]

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