International day of the girl

A special day today (Wednesday October 11th) dedicated to all girls. A day to reflect about the suffering of too many young girls in the world and about the importance of shaping a brighter and safer world for them. Let’s empower these girls who are our future. Advertisements

Biggest demonstration in Peru

Last August, Peru has witnessed the biggest demonstration in its history. And for what reason? To give a voice to Peruvian women!  Indeed, every month in Peru, ten women are murdered by their husband. Yes, 10 women every month! And the Peruvians are sick of this violence against girls and women.  The demonstration took place…

What do you really really want?

This video shared on the Internet at the beginning of the summer is really worth sharing… As it clearly states “Girl power has come a long way. Let’s take it even further.” And you, what do you really really for girls and women around the world? Don’t hesitate to share and let me know.

Because they were wearing shorts…

Last weekend in Toulon, in the south of France, what was supposed to be a nice Sunday with friends and family turned into a nightmare for two couples, a friend and their kids.  While they were cycling and skating through a neighbourhood, they were interpellated by a group of young guys. Why? Because they found…

Dutch Radio 538… Really?…

Summer has (finally) started here in the Netherlands and that usually means sunshine, smiles and lighter clothes. I have to admit that that definitely applies to me as well… except when I bike home from work! Everytime I bike home, there’s something that knocks the smile out of my face… That something is a huge…

Lady Gaga at the Oscars 2016

No stranger to political engagement, Lady Gaga proved once again to be an impressive spokeswoman for those who hurt and deserve a voice. Not only a succesful singer and performer, she is also well-known for her political activism, especially her fight against bullying and her fight for LGBT rights worldwide. What an inspiration! On a…

Gift of the day

Today, my best friend offered me a great book. Out of the blue!… Just to express her support for this new blog I’m writing. How sweet?! And believe me,┬áthis book is great. I can’t wait to read it. Its subject is just ‘spot on’. This book by Elizabeth Cody Kimmel is entitled Ladies First, 40…