Womens voices in peacebuilding are being heard, loud and clear!
As you all know, Somalia and Somalis have suffered a lot. In the past 25 years, there has been a lot of death and destruction and there is still a lot of death and destruction ongoing.
Hello all - and especially women in Egypt. I have watched the demonstrations daily, and used the BBC live coverage on their website. It was excellent coverage.
To: UN Women Executive Director Michelle Bachelet From Carolyn LaDelle Bennett, Town of Brighton, New York State, USA These are a few ideas, a vision, more than personal story.
This morning around 11am (Maldivian Time) I got the news that Aishath Velezinee was stabbed in 3 places on her back. Violence in Maldives is becoming second nature.
I reflect on the list of gratitude that sits before me and feel overwhelmed by its enormity.
There is so much to do in every new day that it sometimes can feel overwhelming to accomplish the many items on my 'to do' list. Not a complaint....just a statement of fact!
My introduction to the music of peace was in 1984, watching the giant Live Aid concerts that were broadcast from many cities around the world.