International

Women’s Rights: How Volunteering for #ICantKeepQuiet will have an Impact

During the majority of the semester, my blog posts have focused primarily on women’s rights in several different spheres of life. From women’s reproductive health to women’s relationship with the law, I have used examples of recent news stories to illustrate that there is still a need of feminism in the 21st century.

Discipleship

Discipleship

 

 

The Voice of the Many: New Power & Feminism

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From March 13 to March 24, the United Nations is holding a commission meeting, in which this year’s theme is women’s economic empowerment. An article by Edith M. Lederer for the Associated Press in TIME reported that last week, the U.N. chief Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned that women’s rights are under heavy attack worldwide.

Want to hear my story?

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Want to hear my story?

 

Unjustified Accusations

                Donald Trump has all of the Medias’ attention since his election. He makes many controversial claims and it is exactly what journalists want. Recently, he made a claim that was as polemic as his last ones which is that the last president, Barack Obama, would have tapped his phones while the elections were going on. He tweeted: “How low has President Obama gone to tap my phones during the very sacred election process. This is Nixon/Watergate. Bad (or sick) guy! ” The problem with this accusation is that Donald Trump brings no evidence to back it up.

Inequality and Abortion

On January 23rd 2017, president of the United States, Donald J. Trump, signed an anti-abortion executive order that has far-reaching consequences for women’s reproductive health access worldwide. “Trump reinstated the Mexico City policy, also known as the global gag rule, which was first put in place by President Ronald Reagan in 1984. It prohibits giving U.S. funding to international nongovernmental organizations that offer or advise on a wide range of family planning and reproductive health options if they include abortion ― even if U.S.

Volunteer at Crossroads International by volunteering overseas or e-volunteering

Whether you are a high school student or an adult with a career, volunteering is a rewarding experience that has the potential to have an impact. It is with small actions that people make a difference. If you want to participate in advancing women’s rights and eliminating extreme poverty, the organization Crossroads International offers great volunteer opportunities according to your age and experience.

The A21 Campaign

The A21 Campaign

 

An Unlucky Time for Women

Sex sells, and it’s no secret that advertisers take advantage of this fact. After just a look at the advertisements for some of today’s most popular brands, one can almost effortlessly conclude that a large number of them use sexual images to grasp their viewers’ attention. However, this is not the only conclusion one can draw from observing these ads, the other being that many of them sexually objectify the female figure featured in them.

Multiculturalism in Canada?

Multiculturalism in Canada?