International Eressos Women’s Festival 2013 [Sappho Women] – Sept 7-21

Sappho Women - International Eressos Women's Festival About Sappho Women is a non-profit organization based in Skala Eressos, Lesvos Island Greece and official producer of the International Eressos Women's Festival held in September. Company Overview Sappho Women is a non-profit organisation based in Skala Eressos, Lesvos Island Greece and official producer of the International Eressos Women's Festival held in September. The community-driven International Eressos Women's Festival in … [Read more...]

Women and Democracy: Past, Present, Future

Women Mobilizing the Third Wave of Democratization For the past twenty-five years, there has been a rapid increase in the number of women who are politically mobilized, a trend that has coincided with the so-called Third Wave of Democratization. These “notes for discussion” address two basic questions: What is the impact of women’s mobilization on the process of democratization? How has the process of democratization affected women’s movements and agendas? The analysis is … [Read more...]

Dr. Dilshad Dayani – WOMAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™ is elated to Celebrate the Life of this woman, one that has devoted her life to the betterment of others, and on this journey at a crossroad, founded an amazing global women's organization designed to develop women in areas of Leadership*Advocacy*Diversity*Philanthropy.     WOMAN of ACTION™     Dilshad Dayani Leadership*Advocacy*Diversity*Philanthropy It’s not just our tagline. It’s at the core of everything we … [Read more...]

IWD: Celebrating Grand launch – W W G C in Canada MARCH 9

The World Women Global Council on Women Empowerment stands at the forefront a catalyst of change and solidarity to bring equality in economic, social and political status by fair representation of women. Please join us! Let’s make a difference together!   Let's Celebrate !! International Women's Day 2013 EVENT - March 9, 2013 TIME: 5:00pm until 8:00pm with the GRAND LAUNCH OF WWGC in Toronto 14-1510, Drew Road, Mississauga, Ontario L5S 1W7   World Women Global Council … [Read more...]

Elite Women Around The World celebrate Women’s History Month on March 22, 2013

  Elite Women Around The World® is a global network of individuals, leaders, organizations, businesses, coming together with a shared mission of enhancing the economic position of women globally and creating a worldwide platform for: Leadership, Mentorship, Economic Advancement & Empowerment for women Collaboration among women businesses Building of Alliances with other businesses and civic organizations Education and Insights on business issues for global … [Read more...]

Women at a self-help group meeting in India

ROME, Italy – When Ratnamma, a soft-spoken woman from a poor rural community in India, noted that all five of her children have been educated – two of them at university level – the audience, understandably, erupted into applause. Yet hers is just one among many, perhaps millions, of similar stories lived by women and their families in several Indian states. Such stories are possible because the Government of India and its international partners decided to think big. Equally important, they … [Read more...]

Bhutanese Midwife, Thailand’s Experience: A notebook of ideas

LOEI, Thailand — After four days of trekking from his village by foot, a two-day bus ride across Bhutan, an international flight to Bangkok and a long van ride, Sonam finally arrived at this mountainous province in northeastern Thailand. The midwife from Gelephu, a small village in eastern Bhutan, was one of more than 20 Bhutanese health professionals selected to participate in a technical training on reproductive health care services. The programme, supported by UNFPA, is part of a … [Read more...]

WE’VE, ‘New’ grassroot women’s group that fight sex trafficking !

WE'VE got a problem: Human Trafficking In our 'human civilization', millions are enslaved as prostitutes Pimps kidnap, terrorize and rape 1,000,000 children every year They make billions of $ at the expense of destroying young lives WE'VE got to put a stop to it!   >>>> In KOREAN LANGUAGE   WE'VE got a plan: To stop sex business by stopping sex customers, human trafficking WE'VE got a goal: To keep sex within marriage by education and activism WE'VE got an … [Read more...]

Lynette Palmen, WN Australia – HOT OFF the Press !!!

It's hot off the press and in a few days WNA Members will be receiving their copy of the Spring issue of 'Working Women'. You know - I always struggle with editing and layout decisions and complain throughout the entire publishing process, but nothing feels as satisfying as when that truck pulls up outside the office to dump a fresh edition of our fabulous glossy magazine. We've been publishing the magazine for over 19 years, but to this day I am still like a child when it arrives, … [Read more...]

UNFPA: Films Celebrating Women’s Rights on International Women’s Day

  A Celebration of Women celebrates the Films of the Women of our World.   Print Send by mail     Films Celebrating Women’s Rights Featured on International Women’s Day A series of films called Why Women Count is being featured on a tve YouTube channel in commemoration of the hundredth anniversary of International Women’s Day. Since 1997 tve has been producing and distributing films that reflect the struggles, and triumphs, of groups around the world fighting for equal rights.   UNFPA has … [Read more...]

PEPFAR – Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission

  PEPFAR Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission: Creating Better Health for Women, Children, and Families   March 08, 2011     This week, we celebrate International Women's Day. According to the World Health Organization, HIV/AIDS is the leading cause of death among women between the ages of 15-44, and nearly 60 percent of the people living with HIV in sub-Saharan Africa are women. Throughout the week, PEPFAR will be highlighting its work in addressing gender and the needs of women … [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...]

INTERNATIONAL WOMAN'S DAY – Around the Globe Events

    Celebrate the 100th Anniversary of International Women's Day on March 8, 2011 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ A Celebration of Women has found some fun events for the Women of our World: Take Action and have FUN!       We invite you to join tens of thousands of people coming together on bridges all over the world -- from the Millennium Bridge in London, the Brooklyn Bridge in New York City, the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, to the Grand Barriere Bridge joining Rwanda and … [Read more...]

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