Positive Change and Progress in the Status of Women

  THE STATUS OF WOMEN IN THE WORLD TODAY     Since the early days of the Industrial Revolution, women in Europe and North America have made considerable progress towards equality with men, although much remains still to be done. Of course, the industrialization of Western countries at first had not improved the status of women, but had degraded them even further by exploiting them and their children in factories as cheap labor. In the preceding relatively prosperous … [Read more...]

WOMAN of ACTION™ – Dorothy Heights

  A Celebration of Women™ ... as we offer this Tribute to the Leader of All WOMEN of ACTION™, Dorothy Height, who passed away in 2010,  at the wonderful age of 98.   Celebrate this Life with us... and You will just LOVE the Hats!    WOMAN of ACTION™       Dorothy Irene Height (March 24, 1912 – April 20, 2010)       Dorothy was an African American administrator, educator, and social activist.   She was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1994, and the … [Read more...]

Michelle Bachelet Taking Action in Europe!

    Executive Director Michelle Bachelet Addresses European Parliament       UN Women Executive Director Michelle Bachelet is in Brussels 24–25 March 2011 to discuss strengthening the partnership between the European Union and UN Women.       Ms. Eva-Britt Svensson, Ms. Eva Joly, Mr. Alexander Graf Lambsdorff, Members of the European Parliament, Thank you for this opportunity to address you as the first Executive Director of the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the … [Read more...]

INTERNATIONAL WOMAN'S DAY – "liberty, equality, fraternity"

      International Women's Day "liberty, equality, fraternity"     International Women's Day (8 March) is an occasion marked by women's groups around the world. This date is also commemorated at the United Nations and is designated in many countries as a national holiday. When women on all continents, often divided by national boundaries and by ethnic, linguistic, cultural, economic and political differences, come together to celebrate their Day, they can look back to a tradition that … [Read more...]

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