Energy and Agricultural Technologies for Women’s Economic Advancement

Invisible Market – Energy and Agricultural Technologies for Women’s Economic Advancement This research explores what it takes for technology initiatives, specifically in the energy and agricultural sectors, to reach and economically benefit women in developing countries through market-based strategies that have the potential for achieving scale and financial sustainability. It...

Violence Against Women Campaign 2013

This month during the 15-day activism of awareness on Violence Against Women purchase a Women’s Freedom Forum candle holder. Light a candle in this candle holder to recognize women’s rights and our achievements and to take action to raise awareness and prevent violence against women and girls. Also give this candle holder as a...

IMF Report 2013: Women, Work & the Economy

 WOMEN, WORK, & THE ECONOMY: MACROECONOMIC GAINS FROM GENDER EQUITY International Monetary Fund – Women make up a little over half the world’s population, but their contribution to measured economic activity, growth, and well-being is far below its potential, with serious macroeconomic consequences. Despite significant progress in recent decades, labor...

Achieving Success in the Legal Profession

Achieving Success in the Legal Profession: Women Helping Women National Association of Women Lawyers – The National Association of Women Lawyers (“NAWL”) is 115 years old this year. It is not only the oldest women’s bar association, it is also the only national bar association for women, dedicated to advancing...

International Women’s Day in San Jose

Mar 29, 2013 at 10:01 AM A local event was held in San Jose, California commemorating International Women’s Day on March 16, 2013. The panelists spoke about advancements on women and human rights worldwide with specific emphasis in the Middle East and introduced Women’s Freedom Forum latest release of the...

In Memory of Pouran Najafi

In Memory of a Heroic Iranian Woman, Pouran Najafi; On the occasion of International Women’s Day, the Opposition movement against the ruling religious fascism in Iran has lost one of her steadfast warriors. Pouran Najafi is one of the 1000 “Arshafi” women who forcefully relocated to Camp Liberty late last year....

Report by UN Representative on Women’s Day 2013

57th COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN CONFERENCE March 4-15, 2013 UNITED NATIONS, New York Report by Lynn Dykstra, representing Women’s Freedom Forum Presented March 6, 2013 to the Women’s Freedom Forum audience at the U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC Thank you – each and every one of you – women and...

Celebrate Women’s Day in San Jose, CA

Mar 08, 2013 at 04:00 AM Increasing awareness of women’s rights and culture in the Middle East Saturday March 16, 2013 Time: 5:00 PM- 8:00 PM Location: Center for Spiritual Living in San Jose 1195 Clark Street, San Jose, California 95125 1-Home Includes photo exhibition and video presentation The 2012...

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