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International Women’s Day-Unity through Song

"There is one universal truth, applicable to all countries, cultures and communities: violence against women is never acceptable, never excusable, never tolerable."Secretary-General Ban Ki-moonThe quote illustrates the theme of International Women's Day: Time for action, time to end violence against women. Yesterday President Obama signed The Violence Against Women Act. The expanded version of the Act is… Continue reading International Women’s Day-Unity through Song

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How Every Woman Contributes to Women’s History Month

             Each time a girl opens a book and reads a womanless history, she learns she is worth less. – Myra Pollack SadkerMarch is Women's History Month. How we arrived to setting aside this month to highlight women's contributions in history is a 34 year road. Longer if we consider… Continue reading How Every Woman Contributes to Women’s History Month