Alli Lee

53 Flips | 5 Magazines | 16 Followers | @AlliLee | Keep up with Alli Lee on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Alli Lee”

Women combatants want to achieve peace

Colombia talks — in Cuba<p>Victoria Sandino, a leading FARC-EP representative.<p>Peace talks between the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia-People’s …

The "Gang of Girls" Risks Their Lives to Report From Inside a War Zone

Amid the rubble of Syria, a band of women are risking prison, or worse, to report, write, and edit the civil war's paper of record.<p>Kholoud Waleed* was startled awake by the sound of the front door being kicked in. Suddenly, her family's apartment in Darayya, a prosperous suburb outside of Damascus, …

Gayle Tzemach Lemmon’s Ashley’s War excerpt: Inside an elite unit of women soldiers who fought in Afghanistan.

<i>Excerpted and adapted from</i> Ashley’s War: The Untold Story of a Team of Women Soldiers on the Special Ops Battlefield <i>by Gayle Tzemach Lemmon,</i> …

Amber Heard

War with Isis: Meet the Kurdish women's militia fighting for their families west of the Syrian town of Ras al-Ayn

The Kurdish soldiers relax half a mile behind the front line where they have been battling Isis forces west of the Syrian town of Ras al-Ayn. The …

Call for more women involvement in peace and security operations

There is need for more female experts in the peace and security domain, because of the special role they play in restoring peace in conflict torn …

Oped Armed Conflict Fatou Bensouda

To temper war and conflict, empower women<p><i>By Fatou Bensouda</i><p><b>Date:</b> Thursday, May 28, 2015<p><i>Fatou Bensouda of the Gambia was elected by consensus as the</i> …

Africa

WOA Liberia Annie Nushann

Building peace through women’s leadership<p><b>Date:</b> Thursday, May 28, 2015<p>During the civil war in Liberia, with bullets flying overhead, she managed to …

Nigeria’s ban on female genital mutilation is a big win for women’s rights

In a move welcomed as a step in the right direction by international advocates, outgoing Nigerian president Goodluck Jonathan has signed a bill officially banning the practice of female genital mutilation (FGM). The Violence Against Persons (Prohibition) Act 2015, which was passed by the Nigerian …

Female Genital Mutilation

A Manifesto for Women as Agents of Peace

According to the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), today there are more than seven billion mobile subscriptions worldwide, up from 738 million in 2000. Globally, <b>3.2 billion people are using the internet,</b> of which two billion live in developing countries. However, ITU figures also …

In Costa Rica, TV Dishes Broadcast Colorful Female Empowerment

In rural Costa Rica, many citizens, especially bored housewives, would rather give up bread than their beloved TV sets. In this tiny nation of just …

May 21, 2018<p>The recent peace deal in Colombia brought the oldest ongoing armed conflict in the Americas to a close. But there are significant …

Foreign Policy

May 21, 2018<p>The recent peace deal in Colombia brought the oldest ongoing armed conflict in the Americas to a close. But there are significant …

How is a charity different from a foundation?

All nonprofits are not created equal. You're probably familiar with homeless shelters, religious organizations, animal rights groups, scientific …

A Night for a Cause

On July 8th Women Dine for a Cause are raising funds for the Rockland Farm Alliance. The Alliance runs Cropsey Community Farm in New City--a magical …

WESTERN MANITOBA WOMEN'S REGIONAL RESOURCE CENTRE, INC. | Ways To Give

Include a message for this charity<p>Continue with My Donation<p>A donation of securities or mutual fund shares is the most efficient way to give …

Fund Dreamer

WHY FUND DREAMER?<p>MAXIMIZE GOALS<p>Campaigners never pay any fees, donors cover one of the lowest platform and credit card fees. Keep what you …

Girls Action Foundation - Encourage young changemakers!

The other day, as I was walking in my neighbourhood, I reflected on the world we live in. I found myself thinking of the many problems we face and I …

Twitter Video

Peter S. Greenberg on Twitter: "One organization repurposes semi-used hotel toiletries and gives them to people in need: http://t.co/Eg5rTzIA9E"

Add this Tweet to your website by copying the code below. Learn more<p>Add this video to your website by copying the code below. Learn more

5 Ways You are Failing Students With Learning Disabilities (and What to Do About It)

I worked as a learning specialist at a day school for a decade, teaching students with learning disabilities how to successfully navigate the rigorous academic landscape. Be sure to take special note of the past tense in that sentence.<p>After 10 years, I was done. No more conforming to niceties. No …

Resources on Autism

Education<p>Information about federal education entitlement for special needs students: http://idea.ed.gov/<p>Information about Transition Plans: http://www.nsttac.org/content/what-indicator-13<p>Transition Tool Kit from Autism Speaks: www.autismspeaks.org/family-services/tool-kits/transition-tool-kit<p>Data …