“The Essential Gloria Steinem Reader: As if Women Matter”

Feminist icon Gloria Steinem today released a compilation of her insightful and thought-provoking writings here for the first time in India. Steinem is no stranger to India. She came here first in the late 50s and lived here for two years, traipsing around villages in Bihar as part of Vinoba Bhave’s Gandhian satyagraha and has kept coming back over the decades. No wonder she speaks with first-hand familiarity of places like Sonagachi (Kolkata’s well known red-light district) and the problem … [Read more...]

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...]

Aleksandra Mikhaylovna Kollontai – WOMAN of ACTION™

   A Celebration of Women™ Celebrates the Life of yet another amazing woman that lived ahead of her time. This woman abandoned 'Society' and devoted her life to the activism of sexual freedom, equality in rights for women in free love; including marriage conditions and divorce, all in the late 1800's. Let her life not be lived in vain, and her memory live in the hearts and minds of the Women of our World.        WOMEN of ACTION™        Aleksandra Mikhaylovna Kollontai Russian … [Read more...]

Margarita Spasova – WOMAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™ is elated to Celebrate the Life of this trail blazing woman in the human rights arena. Her passion has and is now the 'promise of real breakthrough in empowerment of women', anti-discrimination and gender equality expert in Bulgaria.   WOMAN of ACTION™   Margarita Spasova   I entered the domain of antidiscrimination and gender equality in 2005, joining the newly created Gender Equality unit at the Ministry of Labour and Social … [Read more...]

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