Foundation for Afghanistan Holds Its Inaugural Dinner and Award Ceremony

WASHINGTON, DC - September 12, 2012: The Foundation for Afghanistan will hold its Inaugural Dinner and Award Ceremony at The Willard Intercontinental Hotel in Washington, DC on Wednesday, September 12th at 6:00 p.m. to further support Afghans to fully materialize their potential and take the responsibility of rebuilding a stable, pluralistic society. Founder and chairman of the Foundation, former Afghan Ambassador Said Tayeb Jawad, will host the event. His Excellency Yousef Al Otaiba, … [Read more...]

Celebrating WOMEN of ACTION™ B.T.N. Event!

  Celebrating the WOMEN of ACTION™  B.T.N. Event! ...memoires of August 23, 2012   Women just arriving and settling in with a little bit to bite ... :)   The awesome Randi Goodman, all set to register with a smile !!!   ... a couple of happy campers !!!    WOMAN of ACTION™ - Randi Goodman  here with Jocelyn Midghall.     WOMAN of ACTION™ - Abby Obosa and her gals from Ignite Black Girl of Africa .... with their motto: … [Read more...]

Dr. Sharifa Sharif Ph.D. – WOMAN of ACTION™

A Celebration of Women™ is honored to Celebrate the Life of this pioneer. Dr. Sharifa Sharif is the author of the memoir On the Edge of Being: An Afghan Woman’s Journey (Sumach Press 2011).Painful and shocking, but often hopeful, the stories in On the Edge of Being illustrate the devastating impact of the split between body and voice that Afghan women are forced to navigate. The daughter of a progressive Afghan governor, Dr. Sharifa Sharif observed from an early age that life for women - … [Read more...]

Afghanistan show improvements for women, children in health, education and well-being

Afghanistan show improvements for women, children in health, education and well-being KABUL, 28 June 2012 – Some significant improvements were made in the health, education and well-being of women and children in Afghanistan, according to the Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (MICS) report released today by the Central Statistics Organization (CSO). Many Afghans have better access to drinking water, school attendance is up for both boys and girls, and child mortality is down. The … [Read more...]

Dr. Sharifa Sharif – ‘A Small Story’ + HBO Documentary Dates

Imprisoned of Love In Afghanistan the Islamic laws deny women the right to have sex before marriage. Conventional punishment for sex outside marriage is stoning to death. You may recall the brutal and graphic images of a few cases which have caught the media attention. In Afghanistan, this religious regulation has extended its implication to social and cultural norms where free socialization of boys and girls is considered immoral. Although nowadays, women and men work together in … [Read more...]

SUMMIT of Women Leaders that Care – MARCH 24 Tickets Online !

*PARTIAL PROCEEDS going to the Centre for Women's Studies in Education (CWSE). FEATURING : ROSETTA STANDER - WOMAN of ACTION MAMA ZUMA SOUTH AFRICA, WOMAN of ACTION LORETTA CHEN - WOMAN of ACTION SHARIFA SHARIF - WOMAN of ACTION DIANE LONGBOAT - WOMAN of ACTION DR. SHABNAM NAZLI - WOMAN of ACTION MONIKA & GRAHAM BURWISE, Founders of the Global Awakening Institute NOTICE TO PUBLIC: Dr. Phyllis Chesler, at the request of A Celebration of Women … [Read more...]

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