VDAY Taking Action for our Sisters in Nigeria!

(Photo : Twitter/WomenGirlsLead) RISE FOR OUR SISTERS IN NIGERIA Dear One Billion Rising and V-Day Activists, Two weeks ago, 234 teenage girls were kidnapped in the Nigerian city of Bornu while taking their exams. It is assumed that the girls were taken by Boko Haram, a local Islamic extremist group whose name means "western education is forbidden." It is feared that the girls have been sold into marriage to the militants and some have been moved to nearby countries of Cameroon and … [Read more...]

International Eressos Women’s Festival 2013 [Sappho Women] – Sept 7-21

Sappho Women - International Eressos Women's Festival About Sappho Women is a non-profit organization based in Skala Eressos, Lesvos Island Greece and official producer of the International Eressos Women's Festival held in September. Company Overview Sappho Women is a non-profit organisation based in Skala Eressos, Lesvos Island Greece and official producer of the International Eressos Women's Festival held in September. The community-driven International Eressos Women's Festival in … [Read more...]

ADELE BUTLER – Women of Spirit: Of One Accord

          The protesters at Cairo's Tahrir Square are Women     This morning I was surprised to hear on The Current, a CBC radio program that most of the protesters at Cairo's Tahrir Square are women. These women are showing courage. Egyptian women continue to play a crucial role in anti-government demonstrations that have shaken the country ( http://www.reuters.com/news/video?videoId=185259215).     Women are seen holding up signs, carrying children, chanting and waving flags.   They … [Read more...]

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