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Half the Sky: 30 songs / 30 days campaign

We support the Half the Sky Movement since 2010, we even created a tag for Half the Sky posts. On April 2010, La Moitié du Ciel, the French version of the original book was available in France; a few months later, Max Dana organized a discussion group: Half the Sky: Moving Individual Stories To Engage People. The Half the Sky Movement is launching a 30 songs / 30 days campaign, and legendary and emerging female musicians from around the world come ...


Sunday Roundup: Abyei, WOZA, Rwanda, DSK

Sunday Roundup is a rendezvous on Max Dana’s Blog. It sounds like our weekly Friday Digest which Max said it inspired her but we have to admit her news roundup is far more detailed than ours! You can also read this post on Max Dana’s Blog. Today is International Day for Biological Diversity. The UN General Assembly expressed ‘its deep concern about the continuing loss of the world’s biological diversity, and reaffirmed the ...


Half the Sky: Moving Individual Stories To Engage People

We have mentioned several times Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide  by Pulitzer-prize winning American journalists Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn. We also support organizations helping women all around the world such as Women for Women, CARE and many others. And we think Half the Sky is a great example of how a book can change people. The Sama Team has been invited to a reading group organized by Max Dana on ...


Half the Sky: La Moitié du Ciel available in France

On March 4, CARE presented its Half the Sky event in nearly 500 movie theatres across the United States, a one-night event inspired by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists Nicholas Kristof’s and Sheryl WuDunn’s New York Times bestseller, “Half The Sky” which follows the stories of extraordinary women around the world as they struggle to overcome oppression. Kristof and WuDunn focus on three major problems facing women: sex trafficking, maternal ...


International Women’s Day: Extraordinary Women

  Last Monday was the 100th Anniversary of International Women’s Day. Many events were organized in many countries, and our last Twitter Sunday updates were dedicated to Women for Women and CARE. Yesterday, Max Dana posted an article on her blog: – ‘International Women’s Day: Ordinary Extraordinary Women” . Many Sama-Readers sent us emails and commented to know if Max was doing something special for Women’s Day; the ...


Twitter Sunday: Favorites Tweets @CARE

Last Sunday, we shared with you our Favorites Tweets @womenforwomenUK and @WomenforWomen. Today we decided to share our Favorites Tweets from another organization: CARE. Tomorrow is International Women’s Day and we think it’s important to support organizations helping women like CARE who is doing a amazing work empowering women and supporting events around the world. As you may have noticed, we put online a new section on the Sama Gazette ...






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