Top 10 Signs of an Abusive Man‏

Top 10 Signs of an Abusive Man by Larry James Stephany Alexander, Guest Author Abusive men are often survivors of abuse themselves. Signs of an abusive man can range from emotional, verbal, physical, or sexual abuse. Frequently an emotionally abusive man is also a verbally abusive man or a combination of all abuse types. A sign of an abusive man can usually be found after a few dates if you pay attention, ask a lot of questions and do some investigating into his past. Spot Abusive … [Read more...]

Syria: A brighter tomorrow‏ -Take Action!

Syrian children may feel little hope today, but this week we have a powerful chance to help save their future. A staggering 6 million Syrians have fled the fighting, many of them children. In many wars, they become a 'lost generation' that knows guns more than books, and never get a chance to build a better life. But this time, there's an exciting plan to change that. Inspiring 16-year old campaigner Malala Yousafzai and UN Education Envoy Gordon Brown are teaming up with our community to … [Read more...]

Ted Turner – MAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™ is honored to Celebrate the Life of one of our world's most prolific leaders among men through our Celebration Tribute. This powerhouse has lead the way in many areas of business with a focus on media his entire life. We celebrate him here today for his magnificent generosity, actions that have changed the world of philanthropy forever, blazing a new path in our world. Globally recognized as a mogul of industry, this man of courage started his work in the … [Read more...]

Helene D. Gayle – WOMAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™ is elated to Celebrate the Life of this powerful women leader. Devoting her life to bettering the lives of others, this woman has focused on HIV, TB, poverty and Women and Girls empowerment and rights, including leading the way for the Reproductive Health Program at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. She has been called one of the top female leaders and global thinkers in the world.         WOMAN of … [Read more...]

MEN, Step Up on Family Planning

A woman holds her baby in a village in southern Niger, where progress in women's access to family planning is being made. Our failure to give women in certain parts of the world the ability to decide the timing and number of their children is deeply damaging — not just for the women themselves but for societies, too. Lifting the obstacles is not something that can be tackled half-heartedly. Modern family planning programs were introduced widely in the developed world decades ago. Providing … [Read more...]

Lorre White celebrates ‘Virgin Galactic one flight closer to Space Tourism’

Virgin Galactic one flight closer to Space Tourism (CNN) -- Virgin Galactic is one flight closer to becoming a commercial "spaceline." The company's passenger spacecraft, SpaceShipTwo, completed its first rocket-powered flight Monday morning above the Mojave Desert in California. About 45 minutes into the flight, SpaceShipTwo was released from its carrier craft, WhiteKnightTwo. Ignition of the rocket motor was triggered, carrying SpaceShipTwo to a maximum altitude of 56,000 feet. During … [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...]

SYRIA – Fleeing for their lives, “My daughter is 2 months old,” one woman said.

Syrians flee violence in dangerous nighttime trek to Jordan (CNN) -- With darkness as their only cover, Syrian families make a break for northern Jordan. They are fleeing for their lives. Small children walk alongside their mothers, whose arms are reserved for babies and whatever possessions they can carry. In a treacherous nighttime escape such as this one, you walk if you're old enough. As the group makes its way over the border, just a few meters away from its … [Read more...]

Prediction: 2013 will be a year of serious global crisis.

The following is an article written last fall, and suggests our world has a great amount of work ahead of us this coming year. If drought is affecting areas of our world that normally enjoy feast; how will we manage a famine? The time is now to Take Action. Prediction: 2013 will be a year of serious global crisis. That crisis is predictable, and in fact has already begun. Rotting corn was damaged by severe drought on a farm near Bruceville, Indiana It will inescapably confront the … [Read more...]

Dr. Brené Brown: The power of vulnerability

Brené Brown studies human connection -- our ability to empathize, belong, love. In a poignant, funny talk, she shares a deep insight from her research, one that sent her on a personal quest to know herself as well as to understand humanity.   "expanding perception ..."   This is one of the best TED Talks I’ve seen. Brené Brown, Ph.D., LMSW is a research professor at the University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work. She has spent the past decade studying vulnerability, … [Read more...]

Ann Platz – WOMAN of ACTION™

A Celebration of Women™ is elated to Celebrate the Life of this powerhouse of a woman, one that nurtures her strength under a veil of southern grace. Ann’s marvelous storytelling and gracious Southern charm derive from her earliest days in her extremely distinguished and strong Christian family. Ann’s personal testimony as a struggling single mother for a season and God’s gracious provision through it all - including His divine introduction to Ann’s future husband John during a trip to the … [Read more...]

ADELE BUTLER – Women of Spirit: Libyan Woman Fights to Tell Her Rape Story

      Libyan Woman Fights to Tell Her Rape Story       For there is nothing hidden which will not be revealed, nor has anything been kept secret but that it should come to light – Mark 4:22     I just read on Care2Make a Difference about a Libyan woman who was trying to tell the media about her horrific ordeal at the hands of Muammar el-Qaddafi’s militia. According to the New York Times, the woman who identified herself as Eman al-Obeidy burst into a Tripoli hotel where the foreign press … [Read more...]

Women Taking Action at Frontline in Mideast Protests!

    Women Taking Action!         Women Step to Frontline in Mideast Protests     Women's political gains will be a litmus test for fledgling governments in Egypt, Tunisia, and Bahrain, says Council on Foreign Relations senior fellow. Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock without wi-fi for the past month, you know the world has witnessed waves of political change in the Middle East. On February 11, Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak relinquished control of the country to the military, and stepped … [Read more...]

ADELE BUTLER – Women of Spirit: The Golf Sensation

  Adele Butler: The Golf Sensation     Zakiya Randall ___________________________________     On Sunday I was watching an interview with a young female golfer nicknamed, “Z” on CNN. I was intrigued. I never heard of Zakiya Randall. She is said to be one of the hottest driving forces in women’s golf and has ranked high or won almost every Golf Tournament or game played since she was 10 years old. It is refreshing to know that this young woman is making waves in a sport that was always … [Read more...]

WOMAN of ACTION – Susan Burton

  A Celebration of Women is doing something a little different here, sharing an awesome interview done with The WOMEN'S EYE...as we are Gifting this Feature to Susan Burton, our choice of CNN Hero of the Year, 2010.  Help us Celebrate the Life of this yet another amazing, selfless, resilient, thoughtful and active woman.  Her NONPROFIT Foundation, 'A New Way of Life',  is helping women Rise Above many Challenges, overcoming the struggle of building lives from 'SCRATCH', completely re-entering … [Read more...]

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