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International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

December 6, 2010

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Since 1981 November 25 has echoed a message worldwide: stop violence against women! Activists, governments, international organizations and NGOs gather their attention on this day to keep making changes. On November 23 UN commemorated the International Day for Elimination of Violence against Women and I was fortunate to be present. Official UN Observance: notes from […]

The Pink Bridge: Connecting Separate Shores

November 18, 2010

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NEW YORK CITY – The Williamsburg Bridge was constructed over a hundred years ago in New York City. Since the beginning it has carried a wealth of New York characters back and forth in their busy lives. It connects the separate shores of Manhattan’s Lower East side and Williamsburg in Brooklyn, two neighborhoods that are […]