Category Archives: girls

Scotland: First county in world to make period products free

Period poverty is what it is called. It makes sense to do so during a time of economical distress. There is now a legal duty on local authorities to ensure that free items such as tampons and sanitary pads are … Continue reading

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Rachel Hightower~author of “Girl Child In The UnPromised Land”- contact information

Some of you asked me about getting in touch with Ms. Hightower. I can’t give you her email addy, so, here’s the URL to her blog. There’s a way to get in touch with her on it. https://rachelhightowerbooks.blogspot.com/

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International Girl Child Day. Oct 11

On the occasion of International Day of Girl, UNICEF, the child rights body, tweeted, “Brave, Powerful, Bold, Innovative, Resilient, Courageous, Strong, Unscripted, Unstoppable. Girls can do any – and everything! Let’s tear down all barriers and lift them up. Let’s … Continue reading

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Day Of The Girl

600 million adolescent girls are preparing to enter a world of work transformed by innovation and automation. They are the largest generation in history and a vast source of ideas and solutions for all career fields. Yet far too often, … Continue reading

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Telfar Shopping Bag.

In New York everyone is carrying a Telfar shopping bag. Well, that is… if you can find one to buy. By that, I mean someone who brought one but wants to sell it. The site is sold out. From their … Continue reading

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Sybil Ludington~ The Female Paul Revere.

Every American grade school child knows the story of the Midnight Ride of Paul Revere. Who was an American silversmith, engraver, early industrialist, and Patriot in the American Revolution. He made a famous horseback ride from from Concord to Lexington. … Continue reading

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We all know about the stockades and the letters sewn on clothing, but not many know about the ‘scold’s bridle’ or ‘branks’ used on uncontrollable women.

When writing and sitting novels in certain eras and one want to remain authentic to the time period and its customs you will find that some of the practices were very demeaning, dehumanizing, and plain old cruel. The scarlet letter … Continue reading

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DEVADASI -What was Devadasi system in South India?

This topic has been on my mind since learning although the practice was made illegal in 1988 it still exist. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=08nvXZQf-cA [In my research for a book character I discovered some disturbing things.] The tradition of Devadasi culture can be … Continue reading

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Come Date Me in Paris: A feel good short story with delicious French recipes

I have not read it yet but it sounds very interesting.

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