Was it the Year of the Women in 2008?

December 31, 2008

As one year inches towards the end and evolves into the beginning of another, many look back upon the year that has passed. So many exciting things took place in 2008. Many of them ground breaking all around the world. The US election was for the world—certainly one of many ground breaking opportunities to watch change take place in the United States. 
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Women’s Champions Worldwide: A New Focus For The 21st Century?

December 3, 2008

 

The title of this post comes from an article I read yesterday in the Huffington Post which, since we’re on the subject of women, happens to be run by Arianna Huffington, founder. (As a side note, reports indicate that the news blog is now worth more than some traditional newspaper companies. But that, my friends, is a discussion for another day!). This particular article, written by Cecile Richard’s, lauds Obama’s selection of Hillary Clinton for Secretary of State and the fact that she will champion women’s health worldwide. As I’m sure most of you are aware, this stems back from her stay in the White House (back in the early 90’s), during which time she was selected by her husband to head and champion a universal health care program for the US. The article continues:
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