Women Worldwide

12
Mar
2014

Bitter Or Better? The Choice Is Ours

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deanne mathewsBy Deanne Mathews

In 2004, I received a call from my brother in Canada telling me that our stepfather was dead. He had stabbed himself twice in the heart. He must have been in such great pain to have taken his life in this way!
 
Twenty-four hours after receiving my brother¹s phone call, I was on a plane flying half-way around the world to do something I would never have believed possible:
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06
Oct
2012

Mumtaz Kazi: Asia’s first woman diesel engine driver

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Mumtaz_KaziBehind every successful man there is a woman, they say. Who is behind a successful woman?

There are thousands and thousands of women who have taken hurdles head-on and excelled in their life, and are now pride of the family, the society and the nation at large. Mumtaz Kazi is one of them.

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01
Sep
2012

Come to People With a Pure Heart

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gayeGaye Adegbalola, one of the three amazing women that comprise Saffire - The Uppity Blues Women, was militantly anti-white, until her then-young son and his best friend made her re-think her stance.

She tells the story during this short and heartfelt interview...

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02
May
2012

Kayaker Hoffmeister Conquers The Cape

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freya3Article by Joe Glickman.

No stretch of water on the planet is as feared as the legendary passage around Cape Horn.

Its gale-force winds, rogue waves, icebergs and summertime blizzards have sunk more than 800 ships.

Freya Hoffmeister intended to paddle around it, and was 2,333 miles into her attempt to become the first person to circumnavigate South America by kayak.

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28
Apr
2012

Acid Attack Survivor Katie Piper's Beautiful Face

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katie-piper-2007.jpgSusan notes: Barely concious, unable to speak, and in excruciating pain after having had sulphuric acid thrown in her face, 25-year-old model and TV presenter Katie Piper wrote a two-word note to her mother in 2008. "Kill me," it said.

Two years later, Piper created a foundation to help burn victims, is leading a full and happy life and is an inspiration to all whom she meets. 

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03
Apr
2012

A War Ends. A Woman's Fight Begins.

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Lian peace_agencyBy filmmaker Sue Useem.

Lian Gogali was born in a tiny village in rural Poso, Sulawesi, Indonesia.

She made herself a serious student and managed to leave the island and eventually complete her Master's Degree. During civil conflict in Poso, Lian came to live in the internally displaced camps with women and children. 

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23
Jan
2012

The Goddess Project: Three Women. One Country. Countless Goddesses Awaiting Discovery. Amazing!

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THEGODDESSPROJECTsmallThe Goddess Projectis a feature length documentary that captures the lives of empowered women across America.

Through the lens of three young women in their 20's, this film is an intimate look at the process of finding and harnessing one's own power.

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