NOW Talks with Sally Armstrong Wednesday, March 6, 2013

DRAKE UNDERGOUND presents ... NOW Talks with Sally Armstrong, MAR 6, 2013 - 7 pm (doors open 6:15) event ends 9 pm Join NOW Senior Entertainment editor, author and feminist commentator Susan G. Cole in conversation with the celebrated and accomplished Sally Armstrong. Susan was born in Toronto and has her bachelor's degree from Harvard. As an activist, she's been active in the gay community for over 25 years, and was a member of the first lesbian political organization in Toronto. … [Read more...]

Palestine as the world’s 194th state!!!

Avaazers, it's time to celebrate!   UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations has voted overwhelmingly to recognize a Palestinian state, but the Palestinians still face enormous limitations: They don't control their borders, airspace or trade, they have separate and competing governments in Gaza and the West Bank, and they have no unified army or police. In an extraordinary lineup of international support, more than two-thirds of the world body's 193 member states approved the … [Read more...]

Palestinian Women use traditional embroidery to escape poverty

Women use traditional Palestinian embroidery to escape poverty March 2012 Beit Surik, West Bank One of several villages trapped between the separation Barrier to the east and the border with Israel to the west, Beit Surik is a small village overlooked from all directions by illegal Israeli settlements. Before the Barrier’s construction, people and trade flowed freely across these borders. Today, permits and checkpoints make employment in either Israel or the West Bank nearly impossible for … [Read more...]

Copyright 2014 @ A Celebration of Women™ The World Hub for Women Leaders That Care