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No More! The 6th is International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation

International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation

The UN observes International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation on February 6th. There’s an international violation of human rights that’s as revolting as it is appallingly common. Female genital mutilation (FGM) has affected over 140 million girls and women. Tragically, it’s practiced nearly everywhere, from Africa to Asia to Latin America. The

Spotlight on Slavery & Human Trafficking Prevention Month

Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month

Raise your voice to create awareness during Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. As we start the new year, we have the opportunity to think about people who deserve to be able to start a new life. January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. Human trafficking is modern-day slavery. When people are trafficked,

Show Support During World Breastfeeding Week

Breastfeeding Week

What To Do For World Breastfeeding Week For a baby, the best option for healthy, natural food is (of course) breast milk. It makes sense, since women’s bodies naturally start producing this milk as soon as their babies are born.  The challenge in our lives today is for women who work outside the home, thus,

Increase Awareness About Juvenile Arthritis This Month

Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month

July Is Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month When we think of arthritis, we tend to think of people in their golden years of life. While arthritis is more common among older people, it does not discriminate based on age. In fact, there are nearly 300,000 children in America living with juvenile arthritis. Juvenile arthritis is not

Take Action On World Environment Day

World Environment Day

Turn Your Attention To The Earth Today Today is the UN’s World Environment Day. While it is not a public holiday, countries including Kenya, Poland, New Zealand, Spain, and the US all celebrate in a variety of ways, including holding parades and concerts to raise awareness of environmental issues, planting trees, and organizing clean-up events.

Put A Stop To Sexual Assault This Month

Increase Awareness,  During Sexual Assault & Prevention Month It is terrible but true. Every two minutes, someone in the United States in sexually assaulted. How do we raise awareness about this awful reality and equip people to prevent it? April is Sexual Assault Awareness & Prevention Month, so here are a few suggestions that we

Food Safety Awareness On World Health Day

Protect Life Worldwide With This International Day Tomorrow is World Health Day. While it a great day to promote healthy living in general, the World Health Organization has set forth the topic for 2015’s day- food safety. As the food supply becomes more and more globalized, issues of food safety become more pressing. Nearly 2