Global Warming causes Beach Threat

7 of the World’s Most Beautiful and Threatened Beaches by Beth Buczynski It’s summer and for most of us, that means at least one trip to the nearest beach. Splashing in the ocean, soaking up the sun, sinking my toes into the sand: these are sensations only the beach can provide. Sadly, our pollution and exploitation of all the ocean has to offer has put the world’s most beautiful beaches in jeopardy. In 100 years, a beach-side vacation may be something people only read about in books. 7 … [Read more...]

Three Ladies in Cairo, Anne Edelstam

About "Three Ladies in Cairo" is the fictionalized true story of how three Swedish women – grandmother Hilda, mother Ingrid, and the author Anne Edelstam. Description Three Ladies in Cairo is the fictionalized true story of how three Swedish women – grandmother Hilda, mother Ingrid, and Anne herself. Together they discover Egypt throughout the twentieth century’s social changes, up to the country’s first free elections in June 2012. All three learn to cope with the colossal social and … [Read more...]

Ashley Judd – WOMAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™ is elated to Celebrate the Life of this powerhouse woman leader, rising above personal issues, including depression, insomnia, and codependency. She has now taken on the challenge to lead the way in bettering the lives of others, with a focus on children. This activist, artist, with her focus on CHILDREN affected by HIV and HUMAN TRAFFICKING.       WOMAN of ACTION™     Ashley Judd     Ashley was born as … [Read more...]

Global and regional estimates of ‘violence against women’

WHO report highlights violence against women as a ‘global health problem of epidemic proportions’ JUNE 2013 | GENEVA - Physical or sexual violence is a public health problem that affects more than one third of all women globally, according to a new report released by WHO in partnership with the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and the South African Medical Research Council. The report, Global and regional estimates of 'violence against women': Prevalence and health … [Read more...]

Angelina Jolie – WOMAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™ is elated to Celebrate the Life of this very special woman, one that has risen above extraordinary circumstance in childhood, courageously worked through depression, mothers six children, maintains a marriage; all while reaching the stars in one of our world's most challenging industry - that of film.  Through all of her challenges and successes, this powerhouse has always devoted time from her life to the 'betterment of the lives of others' and is is dedicated … [Read more...]

Somaly Mam – WOMAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™ is honored to Celebrate the Life of this woman, one that has risen above one of our planet's most horrific inhumanities to woman; sexual slavery and human trafficking. Using her experience and survival skills, this powerhouse now devotes her life to the freedom of all young women and girls to speak out fearlessly, shamelessly to STOP THE VIOLENCE Against Women and Girls.       WOMAN of ACTION™     Somaly … [Read more...]

CSW57, Takes Action, on shocking results on sexual violence!

Study reveals shocking new evidence of men’s use of violence against women and girls in Asia Pacific One in two men said they had used physical or sexual violence against an intimate partner, one in four reported having raped a woman and one in 25 admitted to having participated in gang rape. These are among the shocking preliminary results of a study by a joint UN programme that surveyed more than 10,000 men on their use and experiences of violence against women and girls in nine selected … [Read more...]

Cambodia: possibility of genocide court trying sexual crimes

Cambodia: UN official welcomes possibility of genocide court trying sexual crimes March 2013 – A senior United Nations official today welcomed the recent decision by Cambodia’s genocide tribunal to annul a previous ruling that would have prevented it from trying crimes of sexual violence committed during the Khmer Rouge regime. “This ruling provides an opportunity to send a clear message that conflict-related sexual violence is a crime against humanity and that no matter how long it … [Read more...]

EVE ENSLER is Taking Action >>> 1 BILLION Rising on FEB 14

In Less Than One Week the World will RISE! We are less than five weeks away from ONE BILLION RISING on 14 February 2013! As we dance upon the path to ONE BILLION RISING, our email boxes are full of amazing stories, beautiful photos and messages of solidarity to RISE. Facebook is on fire with reasons to rise, and twitter is abuzz with thousands of tweets from South Africa to India. If you have not signed up to start a RISING in your community, or have not joined an existing RISING, … [Read more...]

TRADE of INNOCENTS – World Premiere Sept 29

  SEX TRAFFICKING of CHILDREN: The numbers surprised me. Several thousands of women and girls each year routinely forced to have sex multiple times per day? 1 official and many unofficial trafficking circuits spanning the country? Over 5,000 brothels disguised as massage parlors? 13 as the average age of entrance into the trade? $200,000 in profit per girl/child per year? The land of the free? Yes, I’m talking about America. Human trafficking is the fastest growing criminal industry in … [Read more...]

Marcia Selva – WOMAN of ACTION

A Celebration of Women is elated to Celebrate the Life of this world reknown philanthropist. This woman has devoted her life to helping others with her focus on HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE—INCLUDING HEALTHCARE,EDUCATION AND INCOME GENERATION ACTIVITIES—TO THE PEOPLE OF VIETNAM, BURMA AND OTHER SOUTHEAST ASIAN COUNTRIES. Join us as we share the story of all the works done, the plans in action and the woman behind it all.   WOMAN of ACTION Marcia … [Read more...]

Cambodia: One Woman’s Struggle To Beat The Floods

....our Sisters in Cambodia are suffering,  Take Action !!! Chin Cheng Hong’s house is built on stilts, but so high have the floodwaters risen in Cambodia this year that even this was not enough to protect her completely. When the waters crept through her floorboards, she knew things were really bad.   Cheng Hong, mother of five is sitting in the shade with her eight-year-old daughter Cheng Hoa after receiving a monthly rice ration from the World Food Programme (WFP) – along … [Read more...]

Women’s Empowerment – UNDP – JOBS for Women

Women’s Empowerment Women's empowerment and gender equality are one of the Millennium Development Goals and central to all other development efforts. UNDP works to promote achievement of these goals in all parts of its work, and also administers UNIFEM. We are now hiring expert practitioners for the following assignments: UN Women: Gender and Mediation Training and Resources Development Expert External International Consultant Apply by Jul-17-11 New York, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA Apply … [Read more...]

ADELE BUTLER – Women of Spirit: Lens of Hope

   Lens of Hope     I watched Miss Landmine Pageant, a documentary on the Documentary Channel.  It was about women maimed by landmines being photographed for a pageant.  One woman had her accident when she was five.  She had one leg.  She said that sometimes she dreams that she has two legs.  She is an activist and was at the United Nations in 1995 campaigning to ban landmines.  There was another woman who had no legs. The woman are in Cambodia a country known for its many landmines.  Morton … [Read more...]

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