Tag Archives : Health and Peace

the International Women’s network Against Militarism

Stop Threats of War and Militarization: Women from Guam, US, and Asia-Pacific Region Call for Peace and Diplomacy We call on President Trump and Kim Jong-Un to ratchet down their reckless and dangerous rhetoric that threatens all of humanity. We urge you to sit down and talk, for all our families, our children, and the […]

Dora Cheng Shuk Ching (China, Hong Kong SAR)

Editor—Lau Pui Lam Dora Cheng Shuk Ching is a social worker and also one of the founders of Ground Works, a social enterprise under St. James’ Settlement in Wan Chai selling organic food and green household items. It works with farmers in Hong Kong and China in direct procurement to provide fresh organic vegetables and […]


Bonnie Chiu (China, Hong Kong SAR)

  Editor—Chong Hoi Kwo Bonnie Chiu is the founder of Lensational, a campaign which helps women empower themselves through photography. Bonnie believes in universal language- a medium that everyone is able to communicate, even if they are have low education level. Therefore, Bonnie decided to use photograph to share her belief to others. Gender inequality […]

Mary Soledad Perpiñan (Philippines)

————————————————- Update: Sister Mary Soledad Perpinan   Sr. M. Soledad Perpiñan passed away on 26 July 2011.   http://www.goodshepherdsisters.org.ph/calls ————————————————- “My body is complaining of the hardness of my arthritic knee. Maybe it is my body that absorbed all the pain and brokenness. But my spirit mercifully did not. One does what one believes is […]


Stop Acid Attacks Team (India)

  In the shadow of the Taj Mahal a group of strong women, all survivors, have come together to run a café. Sheroes’ Hangout is a café near the Taj Mahal, Agra, which is run by five women, Ritu Saini, Chanchal Kumari, Neetu Mahor, Gita Mahor and Rupa, who have all survived acid attacks. In India, acid attacks, possibly […]

Rebecca Gomperts (Netherlands)

—————————– After 10 years: Rebecca Gomperts studied medicine and visual arts in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. After her studies she became an abortion provider and sailed as a ships doctor and environmental activist on board the Greenpeace ship, Rainbow Warrior. While sailing in South America she met many women who greatly suffered due to lack of […]

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Rafia Gulani (Pakistan)

  Ms. Rafia Gulani was born on 11th February 1965 in the Diplo town of Tharparkar which is a poverty-stricken drought-prone region of the Sindh province of Pakistan. She hails from the Diplai Memon community which is known for its commitment to education. Her father Gul Muhammad Gulani was a renowned educationist and moved from […]