ADELE BUTLER – Women of Spirit: China's Unwanted Girls

  ADELE BUTLER - Women of Spirit       China's Unwanted Girls   Today marks the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day and this morning I heard on The Current that there has been some progress in women’s fight for equality but there is still much to be done. I just read the same thing on Yahoo News. "The last century has seen an unprecedented expansion of women's legal rights and entitlements," Bachelet said, pointing to virtually universal voting rights for women, major inroads for … [Read more...]

Women in Uganda’s villages influence positive change !!!

Women in Uganda’s villages influence local budgets and policies "Now that I am aware of my rights as a citizen, I feel so empowered”, said Aber Evalyn a 51 year-old woman from Uum village in the North of Uganda after participating in trainings held by the Forum for Women in Democracy to increase women’s involvement in the decision-making processes at the community level. A grantee of UN Women’s Fund for Gender Equality, the Forum for Women in Democracy trained women in 16 … [Read more...]

Rosetta Stander – WOMAN of ACTION™

A Celebration of Women™ is elated to Celebrate the Life of yet another trail blazer, working from the grass roots of our world to create a sustainable, positive change for the Women of our World. This powerhouse of spirit has taken into her own heart the lives of women from all over the world, reaching them inside their own villages, towns and cities ; enabling them to 'stand on their own two feet'.     WOMAN of ACTION™ Rosetta Stander   The end of the … [Read more...]

Josette Sheeran – Director of UN World Food Program

  The world's nations pledged more than $40 billion to battle needless deaths among poor mothers and their children, and President Barack Obama was speaking about what America can do to help the U.N.'s ambitious development goals. (..)   "There is a Face to Hunger and Poverty, and it is Female," said Josette Sheeran, executive director of the U.N.'s World Food Program.   "We know that the most Powerful Intervention we can do is ensure Women have access to food so they can build a future … [Read more...]

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