More than half of the world’s refugees are children, often fleeing alone. Many refugees are women who have lost their entire families and communities.
Women everywhere are affected by gender-based violence. However, instead of hiding in the shadows, women are starting to fight back. Like Phoolan, they used their experiences to become advocates and leaders. Lady Kharrazi is currently working on a film about Phoolan Devi, giving the world more insight into this important female folk hero. Hopefully, the…… Continue reading Ending #Violence Against #Women In #India
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Like all the other Olympians at the games this year, Forough Abbasi was there to win. She is an accomplished alpine skier, having competed in the sport since she as a child. As a young girl, she loved to compete. She learned to ski in Shiraz, a beautiful mountain city in southwestern Iran. From there,…… Continue reading An Olympian on a Mission to Defeat Stereotypes
فروغ عباسی هم چون دیگر ورزشکاران المپیک بازی های امسال، هدفش برنده شدن بود. او یک اسکی بازآلپاین ورزیده و ماهراست که از کودکی در رقابت های ورزشی شرکت داشته است. او از همان نوجوانی به شرکت درمسابقات اسکی علاقه خاصی داشته است. او در نواحی کوهستانی زیبای شهرشیراز درجنوب غربی کشور به یادگیری ورزش…… Continue reading ورزشکار المپیکی که ماموریتش پیروزی بر تصویرکلیشه ای زنان بود
Over the past few years, Europe has seen an influx of refugees. BBC recently reported on the migrant crisis the continent has experienced. Over a million migrants and refugees crossed into Europe in 2015 alone. Migration has slowed from its peak, but it shows no signs of stopping. They estimate over 362,000 refugees crossed the…… Continue reading Refugee Women Experience New Opportunities in European Cities
Every day, we are reminded of all that women contribute to society. Each day is an opportunity to thank our mothers, wives, daughters, and sisters for all that they do. But March 8 is a particularly auspicious day for women – it’s International Women’s Day! International Women’s Day is a celebration of the many achievements…… Continue reading Happy International Women’s Day!