Slavery is Alive and Well…

               Universal Declaration of Human Rights Article 4 No one shall be held in slavery or servitude; slavery and the slave trade shall be prohibited in all their forms ____________________________________________________________________________________________ http://talesfromthelou.wordpress.com/2012/04/06/2-4-million-victims-of-human-trafficking-worldwide-says-un http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/9185811/2.4-million-victims-of-human-trafficking-worldwide-says-UN.html 00

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War Happens

Martha Gellhorn, was a famous American war correspondent who covered most of the major wars of the 20th century.  At every war and conflict, from the Spanish Civil War in the 1930s to the Vietnam War in the ’60s and 70’s, Martha was present, reporting on what she saw.  She even…

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Miss Guided

Recently I’ve been thinking – and talking – a lot about how women are portrayed in the media.  I’ve also been thinking about how women are seen in society – and in, particular, how they see themselves. Yesterday I watched the aptly titled, MissRepresentation, a documentary that explores the under-representation…

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