January 2, 2017 admin

Photography is a powerful mode of expression – especially when it allows a voice to be given to the one who may not have found the words. Through the project The Loveliest Girl in the World (The most beautiful girl in the world ) artist Miina Savoliainen enabled 10 girls from the children’s home Hyvönen Children’s Home in Finland to make a picture that They feel “beings” despite the daily obstacles they face. This social and artistic community project allowed girls to produce images that seem to come straight out of a fairy tale.…

January 2, 2017 admin

But who said that young girls were no longer feminist pioneers? Certainly not the Girls Action Foundation. Whether through photography, spoken word and creating zine, or through leadership workshops in northern Canada and hectic discussions through Twitter , girls today are taking charge to renew Ways of mobilizing, expressing and exchanging among themselves.

For over 15 years, the Girls Action Foundation equips girls and young women in Canada to contribute to gender equality and the empowerment of the past for generations to follow.

This presentation (261) followed by an interactive dialogue, offers an assessment of the successes and exchanges knowledge related to the development of intergenerational community awareness.…

January 2, 2017 admin

How is support given to women both in Canada and abroad  a crucial element in the creation and maintenance of communities?A recent study of Alterna Savings on microloans, conducted by Carleton University, revealed that a majority of microfinance beneficiaries are women and its links and partnerships with other organizations are integral to the program’s success .

Proud to offer entrepreneurs and business owners with low incomes financial support and training to help them improve their living conditions, Alterna in this thematic session will share how partnerships with groups like MicroSkills means of strengthening and To develop the projects we help these women to achieve by equipping them with the skills necessary for their success.…

January 2, 2017 admin

Gender, justice, truth and reconciliation overlap in many places and in many ways. Too often Truth and Reconciliation Commissions are gender-neutral, marginalizing indigenous peoples even more, while dominant groups control the process.

In a workshop with panelists of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada and the Native Women’s Association of Canada , presenting will review efforts by Canadian Aboriginal organizations to end the historic cultural consequences and persistent Wounds and discrimination against our peoples. Participants will engage in a discussion about relevant gender-based cultural indicators from Truth and Reconciliation Commissions, strengths of indigenous knowledge as a means of progress, and the critical role of allies / non-natives in reconciliation Successful.…

January 2, 2017 admin

If we know that women have an important relationship to water, whether it is health, safety or economic stability, their dependence remains a fundamental global issue. In his presentation “Can water, a fundamental right help women benefit from globalization? “, A representative of the Ministry of the Environment / Water Resources Directorate (Congo), questions the access of women to this valuable resource. How are women particularly affected by the scarcity, pollution and commodification of water that puts its access at risk?…

June 7, 2016 admin

The Kitchen is one of the most important rooms in the house. A perfectly functional and perfect kitchen is the best thing for any person or family. Well you may get a kitchen and want to remodel it to what suites you best. In Calgary you will get all you need with just a little search. There are designers ready to give you all what your heart desires to the last bits. With their designs you are bound to get the kitchen you have always desired.

These are ideas they will help you make such as how to choose the perfect kitchen top, sinks, stoves, the lighting and many other ideas suited for you and your family specifically. This at times may seem like an easy decision but once you look keenly into it, you get to see just how much the kitchen interior designers Calgary professionals can help you out with even the nitty gritty of the whole remodeling process.

Remodeling a kitchen is not an easy job. This is the core room in the house. Tearing it down and bringing it back up again means getting up into the way of everybody in the house. It may be annoying and inconveniencing but once everything is over, there comes the sweet part of enjoying the now well decorated and renewed room in the house.

Redesigning this room takes a team of experts including the interior designer, the home owner, a kitchen designer and even an architecture. You may currently have a dysfunctional kitchen with everything in the wrong places. But once you start remodeling and putting everything where you need it, then your kitchen will start shaping up into the kitchen you will live to love.

In some cases people just needed a change in the cabinets or the sink or just another single thing in the house but once they saw the change decided to do the whole place. With a perfect designer, they will provide you with the right ideas for you to choose and make your kitchen look amazing. There are many people who have remodeled their kitchens in the City of Calgary and they say they got the best advice and help from the designers around.

There are teams of well-quipped and hard-working talented designers situated around the area and waiting of the clients to come in and for them to start working with them on the kitchen they would like to have.

Remodeling your kitchen may seem easy but a lot goes into it for it to come out exactly what you want.…