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[8 Mar 2012 | No Comment | ]
Raising Girls: Go With the Flow?

-By Mary Liepold, Editor In Chief
In honor of International Women’s Day, we are taking part in the Gender Across Borders IWD blogging campaign.  They asked the question: “How can we, as a culture and as members of the global community, involve, educate, and inspire girls in a positive way?”
My answer is below – what do you think? 
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The gift of grandchildren invites us to re-examine things we thought we knew. Right now, I’m having some new thoughts about raising girls.
My daughter told me the other day that part of the …

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[8 Mar 2012 | 3 Comments | ]
What have you done to support girls today?

-By Caroline Anderson
Blog and Social Media Manager
In honor of International Women’s Day, we are taking part in the Gender Across Borders IWD blogging campaign.  They asked the question: “How can we, as a culture and as members of the global community, involve, educate, and inspire girls in a positive way?”
My answer is below – what do you think? 
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When the question of how to inspire and motivate young women comes up I instinctively reflect on my own experiences.  This is perhaps inevitable, and, I hope, helpful―but certainly not uncontroversial.  The …

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[9 Mar 2011 | 5 Comments | ]
Women’s Lives and the Power of Circles

Martha Llanos
Peru
“In Iona, I discovered the power within us as women to share the joy, the pain, and the dreams of many generations and to work collectively for equity, peace, solidarity, and the fulfillment of rights.”
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I describe myself as a Peace Ambassador. I have a life mission of global service to children, women and families. It is thanks to the understanding, compassion, appreciation, and courage that I have experienced in Circle with other women that I am able to make progress in this mission to advocate for women’s rights …

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[8 Mar 2011 | No Comment | ]
Celebrating Women: “Join Us on the Bridge”

Sherry Ways
Peace X Peace Board Member
On Saturday, March 5, I represented Peace X Peace along with Women for Women International and others at Washington, DC’s Duke Ellington Bridge to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of Women’s Day, which is TODAY March 8.
The campaign is called “Join Us on the Bridge” and it is sponsored by Women for Women International. There were women representing several organizations, including students from local colleges who majored in international affairs. Peace X Peace was a co-sponsor.

It was an honor and a pleasure to be part of …