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Tag Archives | women

What is it like?

What is it like?

What is it like?

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I’m here when you need me

"Many strong women have had to walk this path, I'm here when you need me".  These were the words I just texted to a friend .  Sometimes this is all we can do despite everything in me that wants to rush over, pick her and her children up and take charge of the chaos of their unraveling lives.

I know that my experience as a woman who has been where my friend currently is counts a lot in her eyes.  She trusts my input because I come from a place of knowing.

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it's good to connect with each other

International Women’s Day 2014

"Annually on 8 March, thousands of events are held throughout the world to inspire women and celebrate achievements. A global web of rich and diverse

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Be gentle with yourself

Be gentle with yourself

You may have read in a previous blog that the Founders of 1 in Four met two summers ago at a summer camp for women survivors of violence (and their

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What makes a woman?

What makes a woman?

When looking for symbolic representation of women, I started thinking about the stereotypical images we use to portray women in North American culture.

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Change takes time.

Change takes time…

I sat down to write a blog about change, and the idea that for any solid change to become rooted within us, it takes about 3 months.... and then I

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What can we do to stop violence against women and children?, image by MisisShine

What can we do to stop violence against women and children?

Every day I come and log onto my computer and I take a look at this website.  Usually I start with the front page, admire the image that Cass found to go with

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A note for 1 in Four

A note for 1 in Four

I'll never forget the day my best friend called to tell me she had left her husband.  Except she hadn't just left him, she had run away, packing a few

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