Posts Tagged ‘women’s empowerment’

Are Women’s Rights a National Security Issue?

Are Women’s Rights a National Security Issue?
According to yesterday’s episode of Oprah, yes. New York Times journalist and co-author of Half the Sky Nicholas Kristof said helping women in war-torn countries actually fights terrorism. Why? Women with financial freedom are more likely to use their resources for the health and education of themselves...
October 1st, 2009 | Volunteering & Giving Back | Read More

Feel-Good Gifts

Feel-Good Gifts
Though political pundits may be debating whether or not we’re really in a recession, you need look no further than rising gas and food prices to know that your bank balance is falling. Many of the hardest hit during the economic downturn will be the world’s poorest women as people pinch pennies....
October 23rd, 2008 | Shopping & Style, Volunteering & Giving Back | Read More