Sharing a blog post of mine from a Progressive Hindu Coalition I am a part of called Sadhana. I was asked to write a piece about what god means to me.
Writing a piece on 'what god means to me', is like trying to find an answer I don't have, and don't even feel like I need to find.
Here is an incomplete attempt.
Occasionally, on Sundays I accompany my signo* to the Redeemer Presbyterian church on the Upper East Side to listen to Tim Keller…
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By Nicoletta Barbera
“It should not only be in words that we say women comprise 50 percent of the society," said Muhammad Yosuf Nooristani, chairman of Afghanistan’s Independent…Continue
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From the U.S. Institute of Peace blog The Olive Branch. To view the post on the USIP web site, click …Continue
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Today the US, Russia, and close to 40 other countries have assembled to discuss an end to three years of bloodshed in Syria. If all goes well, the regime and opposition delegations will begin negotiations on Friday. But who will be at the table?
In partnership with the Center for Civil Society and Democracy in Syria, Inclusive Security conducted a survey of 110 women living and working inside Syria. The resulting…Continue
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Programs to strengthen the role of…Continue
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Last week brought the UN’s 16 days of Action for the Elimination of Violence Against Women to a close. As 2013 ends – a year rife with stories of violence against women, such as the plight of Malala Yousafzai – it’s important to highlight some innovative solutions to…Continue
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Check out my latest article in Foreign Policy on new developments at the Colombian peace talks in Havana: http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2013/11/27/tables_turned_colombia_farc_talks.
To follow the Colombian peace talks and related issues, see my blog at vbouvier.wordpress.com.
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According to the Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs, a third of all small and medium enterprises in the developing world are led by women, so there’s a huge opportunity that’s being missed out on by the lack of investment in women-led enterprises. Investing in women entrepreneurs makes good business sense: they represent an opportunity for investors to diversify into new sectors, and for banks they might represent a different kind of value.
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Janet Yellen, Christine Lagarde and a handful of U.S. senators notwithstanding, women are still underrepresented in the world of finance.
So it was a reversal earlier this month to be one of the few men among nearly 100 women investors, wealth advisors, bankers and analysts gathered to reshape global financial markets through a “gender lens.”
More men should soon be clamoring to break into this Old Girls’ Network. Women’s…Continue
By Viola Gienger
A national tennis champion from Turkmenistan crafted a program to expose more girls to her sport. In Karachi, Pakistan, one of the city’s only female sports journalists…Continue
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The pivotal presidential elections…Continue
On Tuesdays May 21, 2013, I read about Joyce Fernando who was ruthlessly slayed by her husband Amos Cleto in the town of Wau, in Bahr el Ghazal state. According to Sudan tribune, she was raped, her arms seriously brokenbyAmos before he murdered her and then thrown her body away only to be later recovered.
Making this particular case worse is the fact Mr. Amos was not a typical villager. Mr. Cleto is a doctor—although,…Continue
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Vendors selling vegetables, Saak Bazaar, Chottaudepur, India
“I used to think that issues of domestic violence were personal issues which outsiders should not speak of or interfere with. After joining NA I realized that these are social issues related to all women. I had legal…Continue
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