Call to Action: UN Women pledges to protect Women and Girls

Call to Action: Executive Director pledges UN Women commitment to protect women and girls in emergencies Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka pledged the strong commitment of UN Women to protect women and girls in emergencies at an international meeting on 13 November in London. At the Call to Action event, “Keep Her Safe”, organized by the UK Department for International Development (DFID), she pledged that UN Women would work with partners to ensure that women’s rights and needs are … [Read more...]

Statement by Ted Chaiban, UNICEF Director of Emergencies

UNICEF correspondent Chris Niles reports on UNICEF's response to the worsening situation in the Syrian Arab Republic. Statement by Ted Chaiban, UNICEF Director of Emergencies, at the launch of new UN appeals for Syria GENEVA, 7 June 2013 – “The Syria conflict is one of the gravest crises facing children anywhere in the world today. Four million children’s lives have been devastated and an entire generation is at risk. “Despite challenges encountered, UNICEF and partners have … [Read more...]

Elizabeth Mc Carthy – WOMAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™ is elated to Celebrate the Life of this amazing woman that is Taking Action for the benefit of others. Rising above horrific medical conditions, this powerhouse is now using her life experience as a milestone, one of awakening to her own life purpose, the education of women's gynaecologic health; and the provision of medical services to women, otherwise not available to them. We are excited to say the she is now here to help the Women of our World … [Read more...]

MATERNAL POST NATAL CARE, IPHONE APPS (Free) – MOMS ON BED REST

Nothing frees up your time like being told you have to stay on bed rest for the remainder of your pregnancy, and if you don’t have enough distractions you can quickly find yourself bored out of your mind. Of course you can play your favorite games like Words with Friends or Wheel of Fortune, but after a while even those will lose their luster, and you’ll need something else to occupy your hours. Here are 10 iPhone applications that will help take up some time and answer any questions you may … [Read more...]

CANADIAN Government is Taking Action ~ Doubling UNICEF DONATIONS!

Dear Friends, Take Action !A triple disaster is unfolding for children in the Horn of Africa.A deadly combination of drought, on-going conflict and escalating food prices has placed over 11 million people in need of life-saving aid in Kenya, Somalia and Ethiopia.Close to 2.5 million of those at risk are children under the age of five. This is the worst drought to hit the region in 60 years. Earlier this week, the United Nations declared that famine exists in two regions of southern Somalia. … [Read more...]

cbm PARTNERS CALL for Emergency Funding, Take Action!

      Each night we hear about more violence and unrest in the Middle East and North Africa. First, it was the revolution in Egypt, but now the headlines have shifted to Libya, Iran and other suffering people. Egypt is still very much on our minds and in our prayers here at cbm Canada. For one, we have programs there and families who are already under our care. Our partner network has turned to their Canadian brothers and sisters for support for these families. There are approximately … [Read more...]

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