National Children’s Awareness Month

Image: Festival of Children Foundation by Mariana Laviaguerre Not all children have the wonderful childhood we all hope to provide for our own children. Many children live in fear and neglect, and each year, approximately 3.3 million children experience some form of domestic violence. Therefore, June has been established as the National Children's Awareness Month … Continue reading National Children’s Awareness Month

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via Moeloco “Dream Crazy”: Buy One, Give One and Change a Life. — Thirdeyemom

https://www.youtube.com/embed/a8Jgs97Sg9o?version=3&rel=0&fs=1&autohide=2&showsearch=0&showinfo=1&iv_load_policy=1&wmode=transparent “When you truly are on purpose, the people, the opportunities and the resources you need will naturally gravitate toward you”. -Jack Canfield Have you ever had a dream that seemed impossible and almost crazy? Kathy Wong, an entrepreneur from Australia did. After a career in business, Kathy came out of retirement to start a […] … Continue reading via Moeloco “Dream Crazy”: Buy One, Give One and Change a Life. — Thirdeyemom

via The Gender Boundaries Imposed on Children in India — Girls’ Globe

Many children worldwide have grown up playing with Barbie dolls and Transformers. You can perhaps guess which children played with which toys. From the time of our birth we are taught the ways in which males and females should conduct themselves. Why does society enforce such restrictions from the moment a child is born? Too … Continue reading via The Gender Boundaries Imposed on Children in India — Girls’ Globe

Via HuffPost Women: What It’s Like To Get An Illegal Abortion, From 4 Women Who Know Firsthand

I believe that abortion will be always a polemic subject.  Each person has their own reasons and we should respect their choice. By Huffington Post http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/what-its-like-to-get-an-illegal-abortion-from-4-women-who-know-firsthand_us_58ab00f9e4b037d17d29a993?ncid=engmodushpmg00000004 via @HuffPostWomen

via Black History Month, Katherine Johnson – “Hidden Figures” — We Hold These Truths To Be Self-Evident

https://www.youtube.com/embed/RK8xHq6dfAo?version=3&rel=0&fs=1&autohide=2&showsearch=0&showinfo=1&iv_load_policy=1&wmode=transparent With the release and popularity of the movie “Hidden Figures” and this being Black History month, I thought that copying a post written by guest blogger Yahteebutterfly would be appropriate. By Guest Blogger Yahtzeebutterfly Katherine Johnson, the African American mathematician who calculated the trajectory of NASA’s first manned spacecraft was born on August 26, … Continue reading via Black History Month, Katherine Johnson – “Hidden Figures” — We Hold These Truths To Be Self-Evident

Inspirational Woman Interview: Vilma Saloj Chiyal — Inspirational Women Series

Vilma Verónica Saloj Chiyal is a 25-year-old indigenous Guatemalan woman from the village of Chaquijá, outside of the city of Sololá. She has three sisters, two brothers, and supportive parents who believe in equitable education. Vilma has been working with Starfish since 2010 in the mentorship and education program. She is now the Director of […] … Continue reading Inspirational Woman Interview: Vilma Saloj Chiyal — Inspirational Women Series

JUST WHAT KIND OF MOM HURTS HER LITTLE GIRL THIS WAY??? (featuring the cry of a girl)  — by girlvoiceafrica

This nonsense needs to be stopped! The havoc that has been wreaked by Female Genital Mutilation is too much to turn a blind eye and deaf ear to. The fact that Female Circumcision is not biblical makes it totally non-negotiable. Its diabolic and typically an act of gender massacre. Female genital mutilation (FGM) is the […] … Continue reading JUST WHAT KIND OF MOM HURTS HER LITTLE GIRL THIS WAY??? (featuring the cry of a girl)  — by girlvoiceafrica

My Name Is Brooke Axtell and I Was Sex Trafficked at Age 7 in the US

"My Name Is Brooke Axtell and I Was Sex Trafficked at Age 7 in the US" is the first episode of the series called "Real Women, Real Stories". The series gives voice to women that were trafficked and their journey to reach their personal goals.     Brooke Axtell is the Director of Communications and … Continue reading My Name Is Brooke Axtell and I Was Sex Trafficked at Age 7 in the US