Mary Moore – WOMAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™ is elated to Celebrate the Life of this ever expanding, globally focused powerhouse of a teacher. Devoting her life to helping others in the areas of business, communications and language, she has created a global virtual forum that enables all to unite through her vision of what she has affectionately named: GLOBAL ENGLISH. Within her vision, an interdisciplinary English teaching system, she intends to develop eloquent, self-confident learners who can utilize … [Read more...]

DIETARY, 10 THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT COFFEE

Coffee is a unique beverage in that you either love it or you hate it. Some people swear by it as a means to wake up in the morning. Others drink coffee throughout the day to keep them going. However, whether you love it or hate it, there are some things that you may not know about coffee. Here are some interesting facts for you to ponder. Where Does Coffee Come From? Coffee only grows in certain climates, namely the ones nearest the equator along what is known as the “Bean … [Read more...]

The Blue Heart Campaign, New Initiatives around the World

Vienna, January 2013 - The Blue Heart Campaign has gained additional support with new initiatives around the world. Switzerland became the latest country to join the Campaign, and in Colombia and the Republic of Serbia, cinema and theatre have been used to generate awareness and serve as a stark warning to potential victims about false promises of a better life. On the European Day against Trafficking in Human Beings, 18 October 2012, Switzerland became the latest country to join the Blue … [Read more...]

Columbia, Bogota – Progress for Women and Young People

BOGOTA — UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin visited Colombia, for the first time, to review the country's progress in reducing maternal deaths and teen pregnancy, two of the indicators for the Millennium Development Goal on improving maternal health. Day One: Dr. Osotimehin began his visit touring two health centres in Bogota, where UNFPA has been supporting the work of the city's Health Secretariat. In Bosa, one of Bogota's most populous neighbourhoods— with one of the … [Read more...]

Presidential High Commissioner for Women’s Equality – Bogota, Columbia

Michelle Bachelet, and the Presidential High Commissioner for Women’s Equality Good afternoon to you all. I would like to commence by extending a warm thank you to you all for attending this press conference this afternoon, and for having continued to give such comprehensive and impartial press coverage to events that, whether directly or indirectly, relate to the human rights of women. I would also like to thank President Santos for the invitation that he has so kindly extended … [Read more...]

Columbia, Wounaan women lead recovery from deadly floods

Torrential rains ravaged much of Colombia in 2011, killing hundreds and making thousands homeless. But the women of the indigenous Wounaan people on the Pacific coast of Colombia have overcome adversity: with their werregue handicrafts, they are rebuilding their lives and securing their families’ livelihoods. “At times we lost hope and thought we would have to move away from here,” said Daira Chiciliana, a young artisan in the city of Litoral de San Juan in Chocó. Here, the Wounaan, known to … [Read more...]

INCEST is more rampant than one knows…Take Action!

Does INCEST strip the INNOCENCE of a CHILD?   That is the Question .... The problem is that this information is rarely tracked by third world countries. In developed nations, the case of sexual abuse, will always be naturally under reported. In the case of consensual incest, the topic is still taboo, but due to the nature of consent, we have a better picture.   High Incest Activity Countries That is a hard question to answer. Several countries share the spot for … [Read more...]

BOGOTA – Margot Wallström hears stories of sexual violence

Margot Wallström hears stories from survivors of sexual violence in an IDP community, 100 km from Bogota, Colombia. UN Photo/R. Riveros Colombia must increase its efforts to fight impunity for crimes of sexual violence, a United Nations envoy said today, adding that such efforts should be paired with assistance to survivors and victims.“I understand that the country as a whole wants to look to the future, instead of dwelling on the past, but there can be no lasting peace without security … [Read more...]

Southern Cone: Economic Rights for Women

A Celebration of Women is pleased to share the following VIDEO, outlining the challenges of the Women of our Southern Hemisphere. SPANISH, with English Sub-title. Southern Cone: Economic Rights for Women The countries of the Southern Cone have distinct economic realities. When the issue is women and labor markets, they have something in common. Women have less secure jobs, receive lower wages and generally work in the informal sector. Produced by TV Brasil International … [Read more...]

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