The Empowerment of Rural Women

The CSW this year is focusing on the empowerment of rural women and their significant role in the elimination of world hunger and poverty.  Here is a great video introducing the primary goal for the CSW this year from www.unwomen.org!

The 56th Annual Commission on the Status of Women

Today the Commission on the Status of Women begins at the United Nations!  The theme for this year’s CSW is “The empowerment of rural women and their role in poverty and hunger eradication, development and current challenges”.  Bummed you...

A Grail Tale (of Activism), Judith Blackburn

I went home from the GA fired up to do something about fracking in my home community of Longmont, Colorado, just as our City Council was considering applications from Big Oil for leasing public land east of town for drilling.  Joy Garland and Kate Twohy had already...