Around the globe, the need for women´s advocacy and activism persists. Though unique to our gender, "women´s rights" are human rights. Educate yourself and get involved.
Amnesty International Women´s Human Rights [offsite link]
Amnesty International remains one of the best sources of information regarding human rights, which are women´s rights, around the globe.
Five Easy Action Steps for Activists
Easy action steps can help create meaningful change.
Five Tips to Simplify Your Life
So much to do, so little time? Simplify your life with easy strategies like keeping a calendar and planning ahead.
Half the Sky
The book Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide has moved beyond the page to become not only a film but also a movement.
How to End Violence Against Women
The problem of violence against women can most effectively be addressed by challenging cultural norms that deny women equal status and value with men.
India's Finger Test
Does India's "finger test" violate the human rights of women subjected to this absurd assault examination? Absolutely.
Let Peace Begin with You
A life that contributes to peace instead of strife and war must be led peacefully
Libertad Latina [offsite link]
A site dedicated to ending the exploitation and sexual oppression of women and children in the Americas.
National Park [offsite link]
A National Park Dedicated to Women´s rights
Obama encourages volunteerism
In a Roanoke, VA campaign speech, President Barack Obama reminds us of our interconnectedness.
OWL-The Voice of MidLife and Older Women [offsite link]
Excellant resource for and about midlife and older women on specific age related topics.
Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka Appointed to Lead UN Women
Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka is the new Executive Director of UN Women. Appointed by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, she replaces Michelle Bachelet.
A "powerful" yet "less happy" woman is THE cosmic oxymoron. Whatever it is you want ladies - own it and be powerful.
Sin by Silence Bill
California Governor Jerry Brown signs Sin by Silence bill into law on the eve of Domestic Violence Awareness month.
Suffering and Apples and Oranges
Regarding an overheard exchange between women, with whom do you identify: Lady A or Lady B? Human beings and their misery are not items to be compared with apples or oranges.
Teresa Lewis Was Executed
Advocates against the death penalty argued for relief on behalf of Teresa Lewis in some part because she was a woman. Justice is blind - and must remain so - even to her own gender.
The All Male Augusta National Golf Club
What is your opinion on the exclusivity policy of the Augusta National Golf Club and other "no girls allowed" private organizations? Perhaps it's time for women to re-think joining the men's club.
V-Day [offsite link]
The site dedicated to Eve Ensler´s global V-Day movement which seeks to end violence against women in all forms.
Violence Against Women Hotlines [offsite link]
National Domestic Violence Hotline and the National Sexual Assault Hotline.
Women´s Rights Resources [offsite link]
Library with Information on Women´s Rights and Advocacy
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