At SpeakSilence.com, people around the world will again sign up to support those affected by HIV/AIDS. On October 20 and 21, 2006, they will spend 25 hours in silence in memory of the 25 million people worldwide that have died from AIDS.
The World Wide Web is a boundless territory – a new “final frontier” – filled with every manner of avatars and activists, grrls and geeks, Xenas and xenophobes, all industriously carving out their own corners. Until recently, most Internet users were men, but a recent study reports that women are now “catching up” to our male counterparts.
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS
MILLIONS OF WOMEN
The International Museum of Women invites you to be a part of Imagining Ourselves, an online global exhibit featuring art, photographs, essays and film by young women in their 20s and 30s answering the question, “What defines your generation?”
If you have a story to tell, images to share, a voice that wants to be heard, we welcome your submission. We are accepting film, audio, images and text on issues such as War and Dialogue, Young Men, Motherhood, Image and Identity and for an Online Film Festival. Get to know our exhibit by going
During the Girl World Wide project I signed up to a number of listserves so I could keep in touch with all of the people and organizations I met while I was there. In the past few months, most of the listserve emails have been about collecting organizational information or upcoming events. So today, when I came in to work, I was really excited to get a listerve email that contained a story.
You and your family, friends and neighbours are invited to celebrate the joy of reading at The Word On The Street Book & Magazine Fair. From 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on the last Sunday in September, Vancouver, Calgary, Kitchener, Toronto and Halifax will unite Canada in a national celebration of literacy and the printed word.
Sunday’s session started with only about 11 participants – the rest were late due to a location change. However, by lunch time all 42 participants had joined. In the morning we talked about the process for the day’s goal – forming a recommendation on gender equity for UN-HABITAT. We created “community agreements” for the day’s […]
After screening the Knowledgeable Aboriginal Youth Association video documentary Girlz Lens: Wide World, Daniele Hurley led the group, about 42 participants this time, in a discussion on the realities of Aboriginal and indigenous girls lives in Canada and in other countries. This discussion also included the participants’ ideas on how to realize the Millennium Development […]
Women are ever more present in the struggle to make our cities sustainable. As administrators, academics, business women, technicians, activists, community members, and mayors and other politicians, we are involved in the effort to transform our world. We are experiencing an historic moment where many grassroots women, marginalized in the past, have been high-impact participants in this event.
raunch culture. . . . what is raunch culture to you ?
is it showing off your body or hiding it? what do you think about girls dressing sexual? do you think its worth it to show off your bod in order to atract attention ?