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War weathered women

The majority of conflicts occurring throughout the world are civil wars. Today there are ten major conflicts, with more than 1,000 military and civilian casualties, occurring in Afghanistan, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Iraq, Israel, Libya, Nigeria, Pakistan, South Sudan, Syria and Ukraine. 949 more words

I AM ALL THAT (Women's Empowerment List)

Fab Day Honey Booms,

Last Sunday I went to the “I’m All That” Teen Empowerment Event at Gresham-Giles Salon in Atlanta. The event featured different speakers with one goal in mind…to empower teens to love themselves. 277 more words

Beyonce and the Objectification of Women

From time to time, I will share work of guest bloggers or other artists whose work I come across.  These are men and women whose message jives with the Sassy Spinster’s, who believe that respect should be the fundamental basis for human interaction, and that a woman is more than her body. 1,264 more words

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The Year in Rewind

It’s been a while since I’ve written a blog post. In a way that’s a good thing—I’ve been living in the present—but also it might be a bad thing; have I forgotten to take a moment every now and then to reflect on life, where I’m going, what I’m doing, etc.? 822 more words


Reflections on an incredible summer in Fort Portal

After 7 weeks in Uganda, I am back in the United States trying to digest everything that happened this summer. This experience challenged me in so many different ways; academically, socially, culturally and even physically. 938 more words

Summer 2014

Empowering Communities to Improve Maternal and Newborn Health

If you are reading this, there is a good chance that you already know thousands of women and babies die every year, due to complications in pregnancy, labour or birth. 387 more words