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[12 Mar 2013 | One Comment | ]
Health Care for Women: Basic Right or Market Commodity?

Mary Liepold
Editor in Chief
Is health care a human right? Here in the United States the answer depends on your political persuasion. Article 25 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights says it IS, and so does the Constitution of the World Health Organization. Article 25 goes on to say that motherhood and childhood are entitled to special care and protection.
Yet of the eight Millennium Development Goals adopted by the United Nations in 1990, #5, Maternal Health, had the most disappointing results when progress was assessed for the 2012 report. Secretary …

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[11 Mar 2013 | 2 Comments | ]
Enough Is Enough: CSW 57 Takes on Violence against Women

We must all insist on the protection of the rights of women and girls to live in dignity, free of violence and discrimination. Enough is enough!

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[6 Dec 2012 | One Comment | ]
A message from our CEO

Living Peace. As 2012 draws to a close and good tidings for peace abound, we reflect on our first decade of progress of connecting women to build world peace―the results of your support.
Building Capacity. This year our Mentorship for Peace program paired 60 women protégés with expert leaders to acquire peacebuilding skills in 25 countries.
Peace X Peace online multi-media resources support an international community of 20,000 women in lifelong learning, leadership skills and cultural exchange.
Leveraging Technology for Peace. We launched our Connection Point Dialogues to build bridges of understanding between …

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[6 Dec 2012 | 2 Comments | ]
Assignments from the Universe

-An Interview by Mary Liepold, Editor in Chief
Mary interviewed Peace X Peace Founder Patricia Smith Melton for this December PeaceTimes to celebrate our 10-year anniversary. This is part 3 of 3.
What has to change to get the kind of future we want?
Do you mean for Peace X Peace? An amazing thing about Peace X Peace: From the beginning it has been flexible―seeing what was needed in the world and changing to meet that need. Now we are active in mentorship and training because we know where the womanpower networks are. In …