(Source: Culled from Status of Women Page, Government of Canada Website. Click Here for more details).
Nov 25th marks the beginning of 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence.
“When a woman has knowledge which is power, it impacts and benefits the whole family. I’m maximizing my potential and I started doing so at the age of 21. I believe that once the women realize the potential they have and maximize it, then we will have successful homes, communities and countries. It is my calling to reach as many women and people, in general, as I can. Together, we can make poverty become something of the past.” ~Leah Karimi~
(Either on regular visits or to live there permanently) and hopefully make a difference using the experiences, skill set and abilities we’ve garnered.
We all seem to share a deep connection to and love for the Motherland.
“Give me the gift of responding to any situation with complete compassion. It’s human to respond to criticism by defending yourself. But give me the power to empathize with an insensitive driver, a disrespectful cashier, or a critical relative. That I’d instantly know what to say to de-escalate a tense situation and leave it with grace.” ~Brandi-Ann Uyemura~