How ending violence against women and girls became my passion

A remarkable young man from Tanzania, 24-year-old Mwasapi Kihongosi won the global UNiTE T-shirt design competition in 2011, climbed Mount Kilimanjaro in March 2012 and led a Caravan for Change against violence and harmful traditional practices in November 2012. Mwasapi tells us how the plight to end such forms of violence became his passion. “I did not really know just how widespread violence against women and girls is in my country until one morning, approximately one year ago the UN … [Read more...]

The 9th Annual Courage to Speak® – March 19th at 5:15 pm

The 9th Annual Courage to Speak® "Empowering Youth to be Drug Free" Family Night You are welcome to participate in our fundraiser and media event When: Tuesday, March 19th at 5:15 pm Where: West Rocks Middle School 81 West Rocks Rd, Norwalk, CT This event will be open to families from Norwalk and all other communities. The event will include: Student Speakers Speak Out The Courage to Speak® Presentation for Parents and Students Cameo appearances with Mayor Moccia, … [Read more...]

#AskUNWomen Twitter chat on gender equality, what was said.

#AskUNWomen Twitter chat on gender equality - what were to most talked about topics? On 13 November 2012, UN Women hosted a live Twitter chat with its Deputy Executive Director John Hendra. The topic was gender equality in the context of the post-2015 consultations on inequalities. Some of the questions discussed were: What are the most widespread and fundamental forms of inequalities women and girls face around the world? What do you think are the major causes of gender … [Read more...]

World Pulse, Ending Violence Against Women Campaign Update

The Power of Your Stories   "While there is breath in this body I will speak the truth." Aoife | Ireland   It has been two weeks since we announced our Ending Violence Against Women Digital Action Campaign, and we have already received over 240 community submissions from all over the world. From a witness to the horrors of acid violence in Bangladesh, to a South African man determined to redefine masculinity and address the root causes of violence, to a journalist grappling … [Read more...]

Ginger Katz Taking Action at The Courage to Speak® Foundation, Summer 2012

The Courage to Speak® Foundation June 2012   Welcome to Our Summer 2012 Newsletter! BOOK A PRESENTATION FOR FALL OR WINTER TODAY! The 14th Annual Ian James Eaccarino Memorial 9-Mile Race, July 28, 2012   Tip of the Month Keep Your Kids Drug Free This Summer The Courage to Speak Foundation has a New Website & Blog! Sunny's Story: How to Save a Young Life From Drugs IN THE NEWS: Parent tells of son's struggle with drug … [Read more...]

Warmer Weather Can Put Your Child at Higher Risk for Drug Use: Be Prepared!

The Courage to Speak® Foundation April 2012 Warmer Weather Can Put Your Child at Higher Risk for Drug Use: Be Prepared! Welcome to Our Spring 2012 Newsletter! NEW ONLINE COURSE FOR PREVENTION FACILITATORS Be a Courage to Speak- Courageous Parenting 101® Facilitator Courage to Speak Foundation to Present at National Rx Drug Abuse Summit   IN THE NEWS: Students Find Courage to … [Read more...]

Ginger Katz: Gaylord Convention Center,Washington DC Area – Feb. 6

  The Courage to Speak® Foundation Invited to Present at National Forum The Courage to Speak Foundationhas been invited by SAMHSA, US Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, to share the Courage to Speak Programs with coalitions throughout the nation on... Prevention Day at CADCA's 22nd Annual National Leadership Forum (Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of … [Read more...]

GINGER Katz is Taking Action in MAY with The Courage Foundation!

The Courage to Speak® Foundation Newsletter May 2011 Welcome to our May Issue! Courage to Speak - Courageous Parenting 101® Available in  Spanish In The News - Letter to the Editor, by Ginger Katz 7th Annual Courage to Speak Empowering Youth to be Drug Free Family Night on Neighborhood Journal as Shown on Cablevision of CT Save the Date - 13th Annual Ian James Eaccarino Memorial 9-Mile Race & 5K Health Walk - August 6, 2011 @ 8 am Upcoming Presentations - May/June 2011 … [Read more...]

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