Tag Archives: Peace

All Malala Everything

Tweet Let Malala Yousafzai be a reminder to all of us of strength, courage and unflinching determination to survive and succeed in a world that demands you to fail. The artists at Zen Pencils have created a beautiful and moving comic of Malala’s story, centering around her profound conviction of the right to educate girls [...]
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Women, War and Peace to air final episode tomorrow

Tweet Watch Behind the Scenes with Geena Davis on PBS. See more from Women War and Peace. It’s so rare that there is compelling and accurate television that captures both the challenges that women face around the world as well as the power we wield. Women, War & Peace is a new five-part PBS television [...]
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President Obama addresses world leaders, calls for “lasting peace”

TweetHave you noticed that New York City cab drivers seem grumpier than usual? I have. They keep demanding to know where I’m going before they pull over, a sneaky (and illegal!) move usually reserved for the rare off-duty car or the late night cabbie who suspects you’re going to force him to *gasp* Brooklyn. But [...]
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It’s World Peace Day

Tweet …and Troy Davis is still scheduled to be executed tonight. He will refuse his last meal. …and 6 out of every 10 women in the world will experience physical or sexual assault in their lifetime. …and teens with disabilities are nearly twice as likely to experience violence than able-bodied teens …and civilian deaths in [...]
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South Sudan is born, midwived by women

TweetCongrats to the people of South Sudan who officially became their own country over the weekend. There was a lot of celebrating, as you can see from above–particularly by many of the women who were key in the long, hard struggle for independence in pursuit of a more peaceful nation. World Pulse published a fantastic [...]
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