Wajeha al-Huwaidar – WOMAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™ is inspired to Celebrate the Life of yet one more activist, working for the human dignity of women. it has been stated; Huwaider, arguably the highest-profile women’s rights advocate in Saudi Arabia, famous for saying ... «Saudi women are weak, no matter how high their status,» she wrote in 2006. «The oppression of women and the effacement of their selfhood is a flaw affecting most homes in Saudi Arabia.»         WOMAN of … [Read more...]

Christmas Tree, ‘to be real or not to be’ – that is the question?

A Christmas tree is a decorated tree, ideally an evergreen conifer such as pine or fir, traditionally associated with the celebration of Christmas. An artificial Christmas tree is an object made to resemble such a tree, usually made from polyvinyl chloride (PVC). The tree was traditionally decorated with edibles such as nuts or dates. In the 18th century, it began to be illuminated by [candle]s, which with electrification could also be replaced by Christmas lights … [Read more...]

Celebrating GRANDPARENT’S DAY! – September 11, 2011

A Celebration of Women is elated to ... Celebrate the Lives of our Grandparents! September 11, 2011 Purpose This day has a threefold purpose: To honor grandparents To give grandparents an opportunity to show love for their children's children. To help children become aware of the strength, information and guidance older people can offer.     Grandparents Day, always the First Sunday After Labor Day In 1970, a West Virginia housewife, Marian … [Read more...]

Avaaz: Wow! 70,000 signers in 48 hours!

Wow! -- 70,000 signers in 48 hours! The petition was delivered to the CRTC last night, and they're watching our numbers now - sign below, forward this email and make this an unstoppable public outcry! Dear friends across Canada, Public protections against false and misleading news coverage could be destroyed by the CRTC -- paving the way for "Fox News North" to spread false information to the Canadian public that supports their political agenda. We have just two days to raise a national … [Read more...]

PAKISTAN – IRIN reports…on Saima Bibi

  PAKISTAN ***************** Hundreds of women die for "honour" each year     Jan 2011 LAHORE, 27 January 2011 (IRIN) - Did 22-year-old Saima Bibi scream out as she was electrocuted at her parents' home in their village near the southern Punjab city of Bahawalpur in Pakistan? Did she plead with her family for her life? Did she seek mercy? The answers to these questions will never be known. In one of the most harrowing "honour" killings reported in recent months in the country, Saima … [Read more...]

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