Forgotten Sisters: Violence Against Women and Girls with Disabilities

Opening Remarks by Lakshmi Puri, Assistant Secretary-General and Deputy Executive Director of UN Women at Panel Discussion on Preventing and Ending Violence against Women with Disabilities. New York, 23 October 2012. I want to welcome you and thank you all for being here. UN Women is pleased to co-organize this event which brings attention to an issue that does not receive the attention it critically needs: violence against women and girls with disabilities. I would like to commend the … [Read more...]

Mother Teresa ~ WOMAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™ has been inspired to Celebrate the Life of an iconic heart of charity, on this her name day, a woman that followed the "calling inside a calling" and decided a life of charity living among the souls needing love was the only way. Celebrating October 19th, today, Mother Teresa’s homeland of Albania honors her with a national holiday. October 19 is the anniversary of the day in 2003 that she was beatified by the Vatican. “Christ will not ask how much … [Read more...]

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