Allie Jones

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Living Beyond Your Label: How one person's random act of kindness sparked a movement

CHOPRA FOUNDATION NEWS<p>[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oc98vMlOotc&feature=share&list=UUK1B7q12OjrOvz6K92odCBw&index=2[/youtube]<p>Madison …

Disability

Slate Magazine - Politics, Business, Technology, and the Arts

Cover StoryWhy Angry Men Kill Laura L. Hayes It’s rage, not mental illness, that often prompts massacres. Here’s how we can stop them before they …

The Secret to Personal Power

www.radiantsurvivor.com<p>There is such a thing as personal power, but most people haven't encountered it even remotely. That's because their notion of …

Men – if you're not a feminist, it's fine, just move on

Anecdote 1: Last year, I gave a talk at the Women of the World festival about body hair and sexism. A male feminist friend watched it, and texted me to say that men are affected by similar pressures when it comes to the body, just in different ways. I replied that nine out of 10 eating disorders …

Syrian Women in Jordan Face Economics of Survival

Credit: Dominique Soguel<p>Amman, Mafraq and Ramtha, JORDAN (WOMENSENEWS)–Salwa Eqta has two mattresses and a small collection of pots that she cannot …

United Nations

Little girls deserve better than to be told to make themselves sexy

This week we have seen a toy cleaning set marketed by Sports Direct with the label "It's Girl Stuff!". A few days later, news emerged that Harrods was offering little girls the chance to be turned into Disney princesses for just £1,000 a pop (or £100 for the princess on a budget). Then an Everyday …

The Social Wisdom of #WiredWomen Around the World by @msl group

Wired women online are an emerging power force around the world. In this original research initiative, MSLGROUP explores the commonalities and differences in the social, emotional and economic powers of wired women in the U.S., U.K., Brazil and in urban China.<p>With a foreword by Randi Zuckerberg of …

Tablets

The journey of survival to success

Source: Chime Original<p>I was only five years old when I heard the doorbell ring at midnight. It was someone from the hospital coming to tell us that …

Family

The Brewing Broth: Some of 2014’s Top Women To Watch Out For - Girls' Globe

We hope you brought in New Years’ with a bang, celebrating with friends and family. We stand at the foothill of a new year with aspirations for …

21 Women Leaders 2014 – Seven Who Amplify Our Power

Elyse Cherry: Constructor of Shelter for Women<p>Elyse Cherry was only 12 years old when she first argued her way into a "man’s job."<p>She and a friend …

Business Administration

Violence in Central African Republic Uproots 1 Million - Video on NBCNews.com

>>> we have a report tonight from the latest and most urgent crisis unfolding in our world, happening in africa, where the growing violence between christians and muslims raised fears of genocide. we're talking about an african republic about the size of texas, where almost half the population is …

Central African Republic

Women for Afghan Women

We are thrilled to welcome Mary Fontaine and Sulthana Sayed to our board and Parnian Nazary and Najia Nasim to our senior staff team.<p>“This year we …