Clara Zetkin – WOMAN of ACTION

A Celebration of Women™ is elated to Celebrate this Life through our Tribute one of history's female powerhouses; an activist, a leader ahead of her times, a peacekeeper and advocate for women's rights. WOMAN of ACTION™ Clara Zetkin It is only when women start to organize in large numbers that we become a political force, and begin to move towards the possibility of a truly democratic society in which every human being can be brave, responsible, thinking and diligent in the … [Read more...]

The UN Working Group – ‘ still too few women in politics ‘

Kamala Chandrakirana Kamala Chandrakirana is among the founders of Indonesia’s National Commission on Violence against Women, a unique national mechanism for women’s human rights. She just completed eleven years of service, six of which was as Chairperson of the Commission. She is also active in various civil society organizations, such as the Indonesian Corruption Watch (ICW), a leading anti-corruption advocate; ELSAM, a human rights think-tank; Syarikat Indonesia, a network of progressive … [Read more...]

Suzanne Maloney: What Bin Laden's Death Means for Iran?

...  effects on Iran  ... What Bin Laden's Death Means for Iran?   The death of Osama bin Laden highlights what a difference a decade makes, even for a country as seemingly unchanging as the Islamic Republic of Iran. Ten years ago, in the aftermath of the September 11 attacks, Iranians and their government responded with sympathetic outrage. Tehran was the scene of spontaneous candlelight vigils by ordinary Iranians and a temporary suspension of the weekly chants of “death to … [Read more...]

Suzanne Maloney: What Bin Laden’s Death Means for Iran?

...  effects on Iran  ... What Bin Laden's Death Means for Iran?   The death of Osama bin Laden highlights what a difference a decade makes, even for a country as seemingly unchanging as the Islamic Republic of Iran. Ten years ago, in the aftermath of the September 11 attacks, Iranians and their government responded with sympathetic outrage. Tehran was the scene of spontaneous candlelight vigils by ordinary Iranians and a temporary suspension of the weekly chants of “death to … [Read more...]

Celebrating a Centennial Women's History Month!

    History of National Women's History Month By Molly Murphy MacGregor, Executive Director and Cofounder National Women's History Project 2011 Theme - Our History is Our Strength a Centennial Year (1911-2011) Celebrate!     Local Celebrations   As recently as the 1970's, women's history was virtually an unknown topic in the K-12 curriculum or in general public consciousness. To address this situation, the Education Task Force of the Sonoma County (California) Commission on the Status of Women … [Read more...]

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