Category Archives: empowering women

Indian Family

Namaste!  Family tradition in India is that when a son marries, he and his bride go to live with his parents.  The bride’s family gives a dowry  to her husband’s family for her  care. Thus is the pain when a girl … Continue reading

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India Overtaking China in Population

In 7 Years, India’s Population Will Overtake China’s http://food.ndtv.com/food-drinks/in-7-years-indias-population-to-overtake-chinas-1203252 IANS, Modified: August 03, 2015 12:54 IST India will overtake China as the world’s most populous nation by 2022, says a new UN report that revises its previous estimates, which put … Continue reading

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Poor Immigrant Makes Good

‪#‎HappyBirthday‬ to Anne Sullivan Macy born ‪#‎OnThisDay‬ in 1866. Macy was the eldest daughter of poor, unskilled Irish immigrants. When she was 7 years old, Macy developed trachoma, a bacterial infection of the eyes, which was left untreated. At age … Continue reading

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Maureen Dowd, New York Times, Hillary, Feminism

  Sunday Review | OP-ED COLUMNIST New York Times When Hillary Clinton Killed Feminism  Maureen Dowd FEB. 13, 2016 Young women at a Bernie Sanders rally in Nashua, N.H., on Monday. Credit Todd Heisler/The New York Times WASHINGTON — THE … Continue reading

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India’s Invisible Women

This is an ashram in India where widows live. They must shave their head, wear white, and beg for their meager life.  Their families are too poor to take them in to feed them  so this is where they live. … Continue reading

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