1 Million Babies born HIV FREE, Pepfar celebrates 10 years!

At the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), we measure our progress with metrics that account for every program, dollar, and service received. While these indicators help us become more efficient and effective in the work we do, their significance pales when compared with the most important metric of all — a life saved. To save any life is a remarkable feat, but to spare a child from HIV is truly extraordinary. That’s why Secretary Kerry’s June 18 announcement that a … [Read more...]

Michaëlle Jean – WOMAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™ is elated to Celebrate the Life of this powerful example of a woman that can rise above extraordinary circumstance and achieve leadership at the top of her class. Throughout the life of this woman, her prevailing mission has been for the betterment of the lives of those around her, within her scope and beyond. Starting out in journalism, writing of the world moving through life to the highest of stations, this woman will always be celebrated at a human of … [Read more...]

Ayumi Ueda & Women of the World – WOMEN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™ is elated to Celebrate the Lives of these amazing women, a central force of energy that were attracted to each other with one mission and one vision in their collective soul. Women of the World was formed to bring women musicians from across the globe onto a common platform to collaborate and create, not only through the sharing of music, but also to explore and celebrate the differences in ideologies, and cultural tenets that exist in the daily lives of women … [Read more...]

Herb Sosa – MAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™ is elated to Celebrate the Life of a truly awakened male energy, a man that devotes his life to the betterment of others. Having served the public for over 20 years of Corporate and Not for Profit Leadership experience in areas of human rights providing leadership and support, targeting many facets including that of the lesbian-gay community.  Working diligently in the life of activism, this man has chaired, founded and continues to pay it forward as a … [Read more...]

“Nourishing Bodies, Nourishing Minds”

In a bid to improve access to health care, nutrition and education for the world’s most underserved children, UNESCO is joining forces with the World Food Programme, UNICEF and the private sector to launch a three-year partnership, “Nourishing Bodies, Nourishing Minds,” at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland on 24 January 2013. This partnership comes in direct support to the UN Secretary-General’s, Global Education First Initiative aimed at galvanizing renewed international action … [Read more...]

Partner for Change, HaitiPartners educate children

January 12 marks the 3-year anniversary of Haiti's tragic earthquake. Since then Haiti's need has turned from emergency relief to enduring development. Education is key to this long-term change. Haiti Partners supports quality, sustainable education that helps Haitians build a brighter future for themselves and their country. This month you can help Haitians change Haiti through education. Haiti Partners helps Haitians change Haiti through education. Three years after the earthquake, … [Read more...]

Haiti: Celebrating Clinic Making Big Difference 3 Years After Earthquake

A Clinic That is Making a Big Difference 03 “Without the help I get, it would be hard to have enough to eat,” Rousselene says, referring to the nutritional supplements from WFP she has been receiving since she found out she was pregnant. The porridge made of fortified corn soya flour blend, sugar and oil that she eats every day continues to make a big difference Nutritional assistance provided to people still struggling to rebuild their lives three years after the earthquake helps mothers … [Read more...]

World Bank endorses new 2-year strategy for Haiti

The World Bank Board of Directors this week endorsed a new two-year strategy for Haiti that will continue to reduce the population's vulnerability to disasters, provide 1.5 million people with cholera education, prevention and treatment, and support the repair and reconstruction of houses so that 45,000 people can return to safe homes. The strategy will also improve access to electricity for 600,000 people and finance tuition of 100,000 children per year. According to a World Bank press … [Read more...]

Haiti: Efforts to improve Women’s Access to Justice and Security

On a small peninsula between two bays on the northern coast of Haiti, the village of Le Borgne shelters the Asosyasyon Famn de Boy (AFB), Creole for the Women’s Association of Le Borgne. Supported by UN Women, the association helps women survivors of gender-based violence to access medical and legal care. Six hours drive from the capital Port-au-Prince, Le Borgne was spared from Haiti’s recent disasters, but has also been largely ignored by the inflow of international assistance that has … [Read more...]

WOMEN, NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security

Dear colleagues, The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security has released the August 2012 version of our Monthly Action Points (MAP) on Women, Peace and Security for the UN Security Council. For August, in which the France has the Security Council presidency, the MAP provides recommendations on the situations in Bosnia & Herzegovina, Central African Region, Haiti, Lebanon, Middle East, and Sudan / South Sudan. The MAP also provides recommendations for the Security Council's … [Read more...]

Sahely Ferdous, Superintendent in 100% Female Formed Police Unit, Haiti

Sahely Ferdous, Superintendent in the Bangladesh Formed Police Unit, Haiti   The International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers, commemorated each year on 29 of May, is an occasion to salute the 120,000 peacekeepers serving in 17 missions in some of the world’s most volatile and dangerous environments. In the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH), the Bangladeshi contingent is composed entirely of women. Leading by example, the 102 women contribute to restoring … [Read more...]

WOMAN of ACTION™ – Lorre White

A Celebration of Women™ is honored to share in the Celebration of the Life of this Woman, a Spirited Soul that devotes her Life to the enlightenment that Heaven on Earth is a not only a Possibility' but, is a Reality. This Reality is not for the meek or weak; it is for those individuals that have the Fearless Enlightenment to achieve, live in Manifested Abundance, and Succeed LIVING a LIFE in LUXURY.  WORTHINESS is Lorre's FORTE, and we are excited to share just how she accomodates, … [Read more...]

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