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[28 Sep 2009 | No Comment | ]
Share the "Teen Dating Bill of Rights" with a teenager.

Level: Community   —   Pillar: Women’s Health and Well-being
This week’s featured story came in from Washington, DC :
During a recent weekend visit to my childhood home I took some time to sort through a box of old books and diaries. In the process, I stumbled across the loose-leaf notebook that was my diary when I was 15 years old. Pages upon pages were filled with the highlights of summer adventures, rants about my teenage sense of injustice, and most of all, lengthy descriptions of my first boyfriend and our relationship. Fifteen …

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[21 Sep 2009 | One Comment | ]
I Won't Wait for Peace. Will You?

This week Peace X Peace launched the We Won’t Wait for Peace Campaign with the We Won’t Wait for Peace Virtual Film Festival. It begins on Monday 9-21, the International Day of Peace, with our own Peace by Peace, Women on the Frontlines. Three more top-notch videos follow on the next three evenings. It’s free, wherever you are, on your very own screen. If you haven’t registered, do it now! You’re certain to see something that fires and inspires you to take your personal peace activism to the next level.
Women …

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[21 Sep 2009 | One Comment | ]
On 9-21 and throughout the week, declare a personal ceasefire.

The International Day of Peace is also declared a day of international ceasefire. I’m not sure how many armies, militias, armed factions, militants, terrorists, or other combatants are observing an actual ceasefire – I doubt that the numbers are high. However, all of us are fighting something, or someone – within ourselves or externally. We are busy doing battle somehow – with a disease, with a loved one, with our weight, with an institution that has treated us poorly (have you tried to get customer service over the phone lately?), …

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