POST 2015, UNICEF, UN Women and UNDP, July 8 ( NYC )

PARTICIPATORY MONITORING AND ACCOUNTABILITY: CRITICAL COMPONENTS FOR THE POST-2015 DEVELOPMENT AGENDA Side Event to the High-level Political Forum (HLPF) Hosted by Governments of Canada, Peru, Republic of Korea Supported by UNICEF, UN Women and UNDP Time and Venue: Date: 8 July 2014 Time: 12:45-1:15 PM: Light lunch available 1:15 – 2:30 PM: Panel Presentation and Q&A Venue: UN Secretariat North Lawn Building, Conference Room 7, New York Over the last two years the UN system … [Read more...]

Jean Houston, Awakening To Your Life’s Purpose

Dear Friend, Everywhere I go, people come up to me and tell me how profoundly their lives have been changed by taking my Awakening To Your Life’s Purpose 7-week Online Course. REGISTER HERE And nothing makes me happier than knowing that the course is helping people live their highest purpose, because as you probably know, that’s what the world needs right now, more than anything. Here are a few more excerpts from letters I’ve received from course graduates talking … [Read more...]

Celebrating ALL SAINTS DAY – NOV 1

All Saints' Day (also known as All Hallows, Solemnity of All Saints, or The Feast of All Saints) is a solemnity celebrated on 1 November by parts of Western Christianity, and on the first Sunday after Pentecost in Eastern Christianity, in honor of all the saints, known and unknown. All Saints' Day is the second day of Hallowmas, and begins at sunrise on the 1st of November and finishes at sundown on the 1st of November. It is the day before All Souls' Day. In Western Christian … [Read more...]

Indigenous Women in Latin America must Take Action!

May 2013 – Indigenous peoples in Latin America have undergone an unprecedented mobilization in the past 20 years, but political participation, particularly among women, is still low, the United Nations said in a new report released today. Intercultural Citizenship – Contributions from the political participation of indigenous peoples in Latin America, released by the UN Development Programme (UNDP), cites several factors that have helped boost the political participation of indigenous peoples … [Read more...]

Afro Peruvian Women – Remarkable!

The UN Information Centre (UNIC) Lima organized a presentation of the essay "Black Woman, slave resistance" by Zelmira Aguilar to commemorate the International Day Remembering Victims of the Transatlantic Slave Trade. Zelmira Aguilar cited the black woman as leading the fight to liberate mid-nineteenth century slaves. During her investigations, she uncovered achievements of black women during the time of slavery that were almost unimaginable, such as the reduction of working hours during … [Read more...]

WOMEN ~ FREEBIES.CA ~ CONTESTS, SAMPLES, COUPONS

Parasuco has it all and you could win 4 seasons worth of Free Fashion View Online Version WomenFreebies.ca Hello Ladies! November has now officially begun! To kick it off get a Free small coffee from McDonald’s all day until November 6. November also means that there will be a lot more moustaches being grown because of Movember. Get Schick’s licence to grow on Facebook and save with two fantastic … [Read more...]

Madeleine Marentette is Taking Action at Grail Springs Retreat!

Seek and You Shall Find August 2011   Are you a Grail Global Village Member yet? Join our online wellness community today and get on the next tele-retreat call this Friday! THIS FRIDAY's CALL Aug 12, 12pm EST Sue Kenney 'Celebrating Life's Journey!'~ Best selling author and documentary producerSue Kenney was burning out in the corporate world. Then one day she traded it all in for a backpack … [Read more...]

UN Youth Champion Visited Lima

UN Youth Champion, Monique Coleman After touring the world during six months as UN Youth Champion, Monique Coleman arrived in South America, for the last leg of the most successful trip to convey the values of the United Nations to youngsters from different continents, in the framework of the International Year of Youth. Three days, from 13 to 15 July, seemed little for the number of activities carried out by Monique in Lima, but she proved to have the zest and the energy required for this … [Read more...]

UN Radio Series, Celebrating 15-year-old Girls Wins Medal!

UN Radio Series on 15-year-old Girls Wins Medal       Being a 15-year-old girl can be difficult no matter where you live. But in many parts of the world, the difficulties are compounded by poverty, coerced sex, HIV or early pregnancy. The UN Radio series “15,” which won a Bronze medal for best documentary in the category of social issues at the New York Festivals International Radio competition this month, captures the resilience of adolescent girls from around the world … [Read more...]

Southern Cone: Economic Rights for Women

A Celebration of Women is pleased to share the following VIDEO, outlining the challenges of the Women of our Southern Hemisphere. SPANISH, with English Sub-title. Southern Cone: Economic Rights for Women The countries of the Southern Cone have distinct economic realities. When the issue is women and labor markets, they have something in common. Women have less secure jobs, receive lower wages and generally work in the informal sector. Produced by TV Brasil International … [Read more...]

Ellen B ~ This Mother's Day Make Sure ALL Mothers Matter‏!

Safe pregnancy and birth should be a basic human right. But around the world hundreds of thousands of women die every year from the lack of adequate medical and maternal care. That's one woman dying nearly every minute of every day. » But in Ayacucho, Peru, community leaders, local women and health care providers came together worked to improve access to maternal health services. The result? They cut maternal deaths in half. We don't have to sit back and watch women lose their lives from … [Read more...]

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