Elizabeth Cady Stanton

“The bible and the church have been the greatest stumbling block in the way of women's emancipation.” It was this quote by Elizabeth Cady Stanton which prompted me to write this post about her.  She came from a Presbytarian background.  It began early in her life when she attended Troy Female Seminary. Charles Grandison Finney, one of …

Grimwood Mansion

It was as if she were in a trance.  Everything around her faded into nothingness.  Her eyes were riveted on Grimwood Manor.  She walked towards the imposing, Gothic facade of the house.  It loomed like a foreboding giant watching her come closer like a spider watching a fly lured to its web. She paused and …

Journey into Another World

Deliver me in Your righteousness, and cause me to escape; Incline Your ear to me, and save me - Psalm 71:2 I invite you to take a journey through remote tribal villages in India where you will meet oppressed women.  Women who live behind a "Veil of Tears".  As you watch this movie shot on location across …

Count on me: Sign the pledge to end violence against women

I got this email and wanted to pass the word on. Greetings from Maitri India! Did you know that one in three women worldwide has been physically or sexually assaulted by a former or current intimate partner? "Violence against women is a global health problem of epidemic proportions", says World Health Organization (WHO) Director General, …

Breakdown in the Closet

MAMA: Motherhood Around the Globe, explores the realities and ideas of a new global generation of mothers through art, stories, and powerful new voices. The exhibition aims to turn inspiration into action helping fuel a worldwide movement of advocates for mothers’ human rights and advances in maternal health. Just recently I got an email from them …

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