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Archive for June, 2013

  • MOTHERS FIRST…..

    By mujerwebmaster on June 18, 2013
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        Asociación de Mujeres Meretrices de Argentina, a cooperative of sex workers throughout Argentina, have just launched their new advertising campaign on the street corners of Buenos Aires.  Using stenciled graffiti in a Banksy style they aim to bring awareness to the fact that the overwhelming majority, 86%, of sex workers are single mums.  They are single mums first and working […]
  • MuJER JEWELRY SALE WITH FOUNDER OF HOMEBOY INDUSTRIES

    By Jodi Finkel on June 6, 2013
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    Last month, MuJER participated in a social justice event in Los Angeles in which Father Gregory Boyle, founder of Homeboy Industries (gang prevention and rehabilitation), read from his book Tattoos on the Heart: The Power of Boundless Compassion (Tatuajes en el Corazon).  We sold hand-made jewelry created by the women of MuJER,  bringing in nearly $300.  As always, half the […]
  • HALF THE SKY

    By mujerwebmaster on June 5, 2013
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    Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide   The central moral challenge of our time is reaching a tipping point. Just as slavery was the defining struggle of the 19th century and totalitarianism of the 20th, the fight to end the oppression of women and girls worldwide defines our current century. Half the Sky Movement. So how do they plan […]
  • ORGANIZE A FUNDRAISER

    By mujerwebmaster on June 5, 2013
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    Can you help us raise lots of cash money from your friends, families, and co-workers? We have teamed up with CROWDRISE so that you can easily set up a fundraising event for the women of MuJER.   Our page on CROWDRISE allows you to set up a fundraising event in our name with ease.  You can start the process here. […]
  • WHAT SHOULD WE FIGHT FOR NOW?

    By mujerwebmaster on June 4, 2013
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    Exactly one hundred years ago, 4 June 1913, the Suffragette activist Emily Davison was knocked down by the British King’s horse in a race.  She was trying to attach a scarf to the horse as it galloped past at full speed to raise awareness of inequality in British society at the time.  The Suffragettes used the slogan “Deeds not words”.   […]
  • A PARADIGM SHIFTING VIEW OF GENDER BASED VIOLENCE?

    By mujerwebmaster on June 1, 2013
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      TED speaker Jackson Katz gives a passionate talk on the issue of Gender Based Violence. Domestic violence and sexual abuse are often called “women’s issues.” But in this bold, blunt talk, Jackson Katz points out that these are intrinsically men’s issues — and shows how these violent behaviors are tied to definitions of manhood. A clarion call for us […]
  • RE-POST: MuJER RECEIVES DONATION FROM OAK FOUNDATION

    By mujerwebmaster on June 1, 2013
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    Dear Friends, We are delighted to announce the support of the OAK Foundation which has awarded MuJER with a $25,000 grant. The OAK Foundation’s Issues Affecting Women Programme seeks to contribute to a world in which women have the rights, capacity and opportunity to experience safety from violence and to enjoy their full and equal human rights.  Specifically, it aims to build […]

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