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In India: Teach Your Sons to Respect Women

Delhi, India.  The recent Delhi rape incident caused many to open their eyes and stand up for women’s rights. Equal treatment of women, women’s safety, women’s dignity and the right to their own bodies represents these rights. Educating boys and men about these rights that every person is a human being and deserves to be [...]

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N.Y. Women’s Foundation 25th Anniversary Hosted By Connie Chung

New York, NY. The New York Women’s Foundation® (NYWF), led by President & CEO Ana L. Oliveira, celebrated their milestone 25th Anniversary and honored four, very special philanthropic leaders, Soledad O’Brien and her husband Brad Raymond, and Ginny Day and Sean Day, at their Fall Celebration: Improving the Lives of Women and Families in New [...]

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Filmmaker Joni Steele Kimberlin: Get Real Wise Women Speak

By Joni Steele Kimberlin, edited by Jim Luce New York, N.Y.  I want to share with you some things I learned recently as I made a film called Get Real Wise Women Speak –about amazing women in the third stage of their lives, and the inner fire that propels them to use their wisdom and experience to make [...]

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A Transcendental Transition from the U.S. Military

By Tara Jones-Wise, edited by Jim Luce. New York, N.Y.  After my active duty service as I, a service-connected gulf war era navy veteran, began my transition stage, I didn’t psychologically see “Me” in society. “Me” a military service woman, underrepresented in political offices and as leaders with fortune 500 businesses.  “Me” a mother with a [...]

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At Cipriani: 2012 Women Refugee Voices of Courage

New York, N.Y.  Actress and humanitarian Liv Ullmann kicked off the Women’s Refugee Commission‘s 2012 Voices of Courage Awards luncheon at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City on May 4 with a story about a young boy she met in a refugee camp many years ago. He told her he only cried when it rained so he [...]

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Rita Cosby Speaks on Abused Women and TM

By Rita Cosby. New York, N.Y. As a television journalist for more than twenty years, I have seen women and girls in their worst state, overwhelmed by their difficult ordeals from battling homelessness, drugs, prostitution…. or from a fight of a different kind, a deep depression or anxiousness stemming from the traumas of war. Rita speaking [...]

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Soledad O’Brien Opens Violence Symposium

By Soledad O’Brien. New York, N.Y. It all started with a deep desire… to alleviate stress and promote peace in the lives of people everywhere… by giving them the gift of meditation…  For years, David Lynch had heard of students going to school carrying guns; heard of the tens of millions of children taking drugs for [...]

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Mind-Body Fitness to Empowerment

By Pamela M. Peeke, M.D., M.P.H. New York, N.Y. Stress can be your friend or your foe.  When stress fuels the spark of personal achievement, it can work to your benefit by making you more perceptive and productive, acting as a motivator and even making you more creative. But when stress flames out of control – [...]

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No Surprise: Russia Vetoes Resolution on Ukraine

Senator Blumenthal Speaks Out On Human Trafficking

Deadly Attacks on Gays: Cameroon LGBT Center Closed, May Re-Open

Anglican Church Leaders Speak on Anti-Gay Laws in Africa

Peter Yarrow: My Last Visit With Pete Seeger

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