World Women Leadership Congress – Feb 14/15, Mumbai

Greetings from the World Women Leadership Congress & Award (WWLCA) scheduled on 14th – 15th February, 2014 at TAJ Lands End, Mumbai. The objective of the WWLCA is to identify and celebrate the outstanding leadership and achievements demonstrated by Women leaders who are reflected by their distinct innovations and initiatives brought in by them in various private and public sectors. The landmark Declaration, adopted by the General Assembly on 10 December 1948, reaffirms that “All human … [Read more...]

Metta foot spa: Happy feet that empower

In the heart of posh Bandra is a unique social enterprise business – a spa that helps its visually impaired therapists stand on their feet even as yours get much needed rest. The fragrance of lemon grass and a gentle quiet greet my tired feet. I feel like I am miles away from the maddening city I have been commuting through all day. There is stillness around here, almost ashram-like. Tucked away in a quiet part of Bandra, one of Mumbai’s most ‘happening’ suburbs, is Metta Foot Spa, a … [Read more...]

Women’s Rights, Cairo: ‘The New Back of the Bus?’, Aleks Deejay

  The New Back of the Bus?   My first time waiting for a bustling metro in Cairo, I nearly unknowingly walked into a “women-only” section, a section located in various parts of the metro that is, as the name implies, for women only. After my flush faced returned back to its natural pasty whiteness, my immediate thought was confusion – not over what was occurring or why, but over my own stance on whether such a section was beneficial. In a country that has long denied … [Read more...]

ADELE BUTLER – Women of Spirit: New Delhi in Rape Crisis

    The Women of New Dehli are in crisis;   and the Women of our World are Taking Action!     Imagine being raped because you are a working woman. Hard to believe but this is the nightmarish reality women in New Delhi face.    I first read about this on the Care2 Make a Difference site. The New York Times reported that a couple was accosted by five drunken young men from a nearby farming village accosted a couple last month. They beat the young man and gang-raped the … [Read more...]

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