Tag Archives : International Women’s Day

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The Wednesday Five

By Women's Voices For Change
In this week's Wednesday Five, Padma Lakshmi talks about her battle with endometriosis; a woman will be on the next series of Canadian bank notes; empowering women to follow on social media; Sheryl Sandberg, Shonda Rhimes and others share their motto on what it means to be a woman; and Google celebrates International Women’s Day.
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International Women’s Day: ‘One Girl with Courage Is a Revolution’

By Women's Voices For Change
Here’s some bracing—in fact, thrilling—news from the nonprofit 10 x 10 Fund for Girls’ Education, producer of the new documentary "Girl Rising." The film follows nine fiercely brave girls from nine countries—India, Nepal, Egypt, Peru, Afghanistan, Cambodia, Haiti, Ethiopia, and Sierra Leone. Despite staggering cultural and financial odds, these girls are insisting on getting an education—their only hope for a livable income and respect.
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Don’t Celebrate International Women’s Day, Make it Count

By Diane Vacca
by Diane Vacca It’s been a particularly trying day. After hours of wheedling and tweaking, my fancy electronic devices still refused to communicate civilly with each other. Tech support basically threw up its hands and advised me to reinstall the computer’s operating system, a last-ditch resort I’m not ready to adopt. Instead, I’ve turned the clock back more than 30…
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International Women’s Day Mix: Making More Powerful Noise

By Chris Lombardi
On International Women’s Day, women around the world join together in celebration of the intelligence, strength, courage and beauty of women. Since 1908 this has been a day to celebrate the achievements of women around the world without regard to their national, ethnic, linguistic, cultural, economic or political differences. This week, as Women’s History Month begins, WVFC is starting off…
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