Sunday, March 29, 2015

Interview with Pam Erickson, Founder and Executive Director, Coastal Studies For Girls

Photo courtesy of Coastal Studies For Girls

We’re unique because we’re the only semester school in the United States doing this work with girls. We immerse our students in 4 months of intense living. They emerge with a better understanding of themselves. They press “pause” at an absolutely critical time in their lives. [read]

Monday, March 23, 2015

We Have a Problem, Human Trafficking

Potential trafficking victims are the most vulnerable of a particular society. Women, children, the poor or people in need, folks with disabilities and immigrants without legal status, are likely victims. [read]

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Interview with Women You Should Know ® - Cofounders, Jennifer Jones and Cynthia Hornig

Co-founders of WYSK- Jennifer Jones and Cynthia Hornig
Women’s content” has traditionally been beauty, fashion, and mommy-centric. But what about the rest of the picture? We were looking for more and couldn’t find it, certainly not all in one place. So we set out to create an editorial space... [read]

Monday, March 16, 2015

"The Price of Honor": The World Can Help Restore Honor and Faith by Shedding Light On Violent Traditions

Experts suggest that the reports on honor violence are not being treated as such. For example, in the United States, they are often mislabeled which hinders the investigations. According to The Price of Honor Documentary, within the western world, honor violence is mistaken for domestic violence because the perpetrator is usually family. Yet there is a distinct difference between the two. [read]

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Interview with the First and Only Woman NBA Scout, Bonnie-Jill Laflin [Part 2]

Photo courtesy of Bonnie-Jill Laflin

I’m pretty proud of the path that I took, though I know there will be people who will say, "Oh, she was in Maxim Magazine and she was a cheerleader." Certain people would look down on it or have a certain perception. I believe that everything I’ve done has made me who I am. I am not just one dimensional. [read]

Saturday, March 7, 2015

Femicide in Latin America: Ranked The Most Notorious On Earth!

via Pulsa Merica
Many femicide cases go unreported because the local and state governments have become neutralized by street criminals. Oftentimes, the police are the perpetrators. It is a society with injustices and persists in impunity. [read]