“Gender equality is more than a goal in itself. It is a precondition for meeting the challenge of reducing poverty, promoting sustainable development and building good governance.— Kofi Annan Today is one of my favorite days of the year. It is International Women’s Day, a day around the world to honor women and girls and to look at the progress that has been made and the work that remains to be done. For those who have followed my blog for a […]
Today my post on International Women’s Day in Guatemala was featured on World Mom’s Blog. I had done this piece a few weeks back on thirdeyemom while I was in Guatemala. In case you haven’t read it, check it out. I feel very strongly about women’s rights and I wished every country had such celebrations as Guatemala! Yet unfortunately Guatemalan women need more help than ever and suffer like many women around the world from lack of basic human rights.
Categories: ADVOCACY AND SOCIAL GOOD, Advocacy Topics & Issues, Guatemala, Travel by Country, Women and Girls • Tags: CULTURE, El Dia de la mujer, Guatemala, International Women's Day, thirdeyemom, Travel, Xela
Today was an amazing day. One of those unexpected, joyful events happened here in Guatemala. An event that will have a lasting impact on my experience living here in Xela for a week to learn Spanish and understand Guatemala’s rich culture. Being away from home, I completely forgot that March 8th is a special day for women around the world. It is International Women’s Day. Thus, I was fortunate to be here on “El dia de la muter” and witness […]