Illiteracy Among Women in Asia

I can't imagine not being able to read.  It's my one of favourite past-times.  When I was a child, you could always find me with my face buried in a book.  My love for reading gave birth to my love for writing. Reading and writing are basic rights which we are entitled to.  Imagine not being able to …

Mom’s Advice Leads to Oscar Wins

Last night I watched the Academy Awards show--all of it.  I paid for that this morning when I had to drag myself out of bed, my eyes still heavy with sleep.  There were many oscar moments--Halle Berry's tribute to Lena Horne, Melissa Leo's win and her dropping of the "F" bomb, Kirk Douglas keeping the …

Eleanor Roosevelt

Earlier this month when I was reading about African American women who made a difference so that I could feature them in the special issue of Notes to Women newsletter, one name kept popping up--Eleanor Roosevelt.  I promised myself that I would do a little writeup on her.  And here we are. "Where, after all, …

Community Worker

At Joppa there was a certain disciple named Tabitha, which is translated Dorcas. This woman was full of good works and charitable deeds which she did.  But it happened in those days that she became sick and died (Acts 9:36, 37).  We don't know much about this woman except that she was from a place …

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