Tag: women

‘Let Her Sing’ women empowerment event holds crowdfunding campaign to expand to eight U.S. cities

‘Let Her Sing’ women empowerment event holds crowdfunding campaign to expand to eight U.S. cities

| March 9, 2015

FORT WAYNE—Let Her Sing, a renowned Fort Wayne-based women empowerment event, is holding a crowdfunding Indiegogo campaign to take the program across eight cities in the U.S., with the powerful slogan, “Clear the noise, walk in power” symbolizing their aim. Let Her Sing is a movement of freedom and empowerment for women. Through support, knowledge and […]

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Three ways a woman can give herself , her children, one of the ‘greatest gifts’

Three ways a woman can give herself , her children, one of the ‘greatest gifts’

| March 4, 2015

Financial advisor: Account for your spending; model the behavior By Erica L. McCain When it comes to buying power, women are steadily overcoming men. Throughout the next decade, women will control two-thirds of consumer wealth in the U.S. and will be the beneficiaries of the largest transference of wealth in our country’s history, according to […]

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I Am My Brother’s and Sister’s Keeper: Fight HIV/AIDS

I Am My Brother’s and Sister’s Keeper: Fight HIV/AIDS

| February 3, 2015

National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day is a HIV testing and treatment community mobilization initiative designed to increase the awareness of HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment among black people in the United States.

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Black women-owned businesses up 258 percent

Black women-owned businesses up 258 percent

| August 20, 2014

By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA)–From the rubble of the Great Recession, women business owners are emerging victorious with record growth and economic impact. Even so,  women entrepreneurs still face barriers to success. Today, 30 percent of all American businesses have a woman at the helm. African American women in particular are a […]

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Malawi joins One Billion Rising movement against gender violence

Malawi joins One Billion Rising movement against gender violence

| February 14, 2014

The Girls Empowerment Network Malawi will be joining the One Billion Rising for Justice global day of action for women worldwide.

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Odds weigh against survival for Ugandan woman with cancer

Odds weigh against survival for Ugandan woman with cancer

| February 13, 2014

A decade ago, Dr. Jackson Orem was the sole oncologist serving 39 million Ugandans at the Uganda Cancer Institute. Today, he works with a small team of specialists.

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Jeanie’s Inspirational Page, featuring The Women’s Bureau

Jeanie’s Inspirational Page, featuring The Women’s Bureau

| September 9, 2013

“Hello, my name Kathleen Alter and I’m the executive director of the Women’s Bureau. We’re located at 2417 Fairfield Ave. in Fort Wayne, and since 1975 the Women’s Bureau (WB) has served as a unique voice advocating for women’s issues and providing services for women and their families.

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Sexual assault remains silent epidemic

Sexual assault remains silent epidemic

| April 3, 2013

By Zach Burgess Special to the NNPA from The Philadelphia Tribune |
It is not talked about much within the African American community—the sexual abuse of women.

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Sexual Assault Treatment Center offers healing, hope

Sexual Assault Treatment Center offers healing, hope

| April 3, 2013

By Lori LaBundy | The Fort Wayne Sexual Assault Treatment Center (SATC) provides first-response medical forensic examinations to children, women and men who have been victims of sexual assault.

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