CSW58 (2014)

The fifty-eighth session of the Commission on the Status of Women will take place at United Nations Headquarters in New York from 10 to 21 March 2014. Representatives of Member States, UN entities, and ECOSOC-accredited non-governmental organizations (NGOs) from all regions of the world attend the session. Themes Priority theme: Challenges and achievements in the implementation of the Millennium Development Goals for Women and Girls. Review theme: Access and participation of … [Read more...]

CWF: Beverley Wybrow retiring after 22 years!

Beverley Wybrow is retiring after 22 years as President and CEO of the Canadian Women's Foundation. Thanks to Bev's extraordinary leadership, the Foundation has gone from granting $40,000 in 1991 to investing more than $7.5 million last year to help move women and girls out of violence, out of poverty and into confidence. As CEO, Bev has grown the Foundation from a handful of bold donors to over 9,000 individual and corporate supporters. She has pioneered initiatives that have built the … [Read more...]

OCTOBER is Breast Cancer Awareness Month!

CANCER Breast cancer is a complex disease that will affect 1 in 9 Canadian women during their lifetime. Breast cancer is a type of cancer originating from breast tissue, most commonly from the inner lining of milk ducts or the lobules that supply the ducts with milk. Cancers originating from ducts are known as ductal carcinomas, while those originating from lobules are known as lobular carcinomas. Breast Cancer is a complex disease with no known single cause. In 2013, it is estimated … [Read more...]

Nonprofit Career Month celebrated in October!

Have you ever contemplated joining the world of philanthropy? A nonprofit organization (US and UK), or not-for-profit organization (UK and others), often called an NPO or simply a nonprofit and non-commercial organization (Russia and CIS), often called an NCO, is an organization that uses surplus revenues to achieve its goals rather than distributing them as profit or dividends. States in the United States defer to the IRS designation conferred under United States Internal Revenue Code … [Read more...]

Karen Pegler – WOMAN of ACTION™

A Celebration of Women™ is elated to Celebrate the Life of this Canadian unsung heroin, a woman that has risen above her own challenges, coming our on top of it all. Abuse survivor, having to re-build her life with two children by her side, she went back to school - achieved! We are elated to have her now here today, to help the Women of our World !!!     WOMAN of ACTION™     Karen Pegler     Born in Millbrook, Ont 1960. Raised on a dairy … [Read more...]

A Celebration of Women Foundation – Celebration House™

  Celebration House™  safe houses for young women, enabling the education they need for a self sustainable, equitable lifestyle.   A Celebration of Women™ Foundation is now in the midst of planning the opening our very first flagship Celebration House, a home for young women that will nurture, while they received an Education that will enable them to grow into Future Women LEADERS. These young women will be put through rigorous testing during our application process. Those who … [Read more...]

Female Afghan Official Assassinated

Afghan Women Murdered     RAWA: Some Afghan women who have been murdered in the past few years (L to R): Shaima Rezayee, May 18, 2005 Malalai Kakar, September 28, 2008 Zaki Zaki, June 6, 2007 Second Row: Sitara Achakzai, April 12, 2009 Safia Amajan, September 25, 2006 Shokiba Sanga Amaaj, June 1, 2007 Afghan women are killed for demanding their rights A few of the women who have been killed or threatened for daring to demand their rights.     Female Afghan … [Read more...]

A Celebration of Women Foundation

If you are enjoying our articles, free service links or if our website helps you in your life, please consider making a DONATION to our Foundation, as a ThankYou. Tax receipts available, upon request. A Celebration of Women Foundation is now in the midst of planning the opening our very first flagship Celebration House, a home for young women that will nurture, while they received an Education that will enable them to grow into Future Women LEADERS. These young women will be put through … [Read more...]

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