Women's Empowerment

Freeport-McMoRan Awards $25K Grant to the Southwest Autism Research and Resource Center for Women’s Program

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Feb. 12, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Foundation has awarded a $25,000 grant to the Southwest Autism Research and Resource Center in Phoenix, Arizona, to support the group’s women’s empowerment program.

SARRC’s Young Women’s Empowerment Series: Education and Support for Women with Autism Spectrum Disorders, is a new program that focuses on women 18 and older who have been diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder.

Focus on Cairo: Sustainable Urban Growth Amid Transition and Uncertainty

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Raj Sapru, Director, Advisory Services and Julia Beier, Analyst, BSR 

As part of BSR’s multipart series on sustainable urban growth, we recently spoke with several influential stakeholders about the outlook for Cairo, a city that has experienced tremendous political change in the past few years.

BSR Launches ‘HERfinance’: Financial Inclusion Program for Women in Global Supply Chains

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NEW YORK, November 13, 2012 /3BL Media/ - BSR’s new HERfinance initiative will create a financial literacy curriculum to educate female factory workers in global supply chains and help them access necessary financial products.

A Day at the State Fair: Kaiser Permanente Gives Families in Need a Day of Fun

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More than 170 underprivileged and at-risk children were treated to a fun day at the fair on July 26, 2012, thanks to Kaiser Permanente. Through our Community Benefit program, Kaiser Permanente in the Greater Sacramento Region supports more than 50 agencies. In addition to grant funding, KP supports the community by extending opportunities that are beneficial to the clients served by these agencies -- fun and unique opportunities like attending the State Fair.

New TV Soap Opera Empowers Mexican Women

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Ponle Corazon!, a new televisions soap opera to empower women launched during a five-day partner workshop in Rancho Santa Lucia, Mexico.

More than 30 participants - all received personal invitations from the First Lady of Chiapas - actively engaged during the workshop during which the program’s framework - the values grid - was produced, main characters defined and a central storyline created to encompass all the issues the drama will address.

Addressing Women's Rights On the Air

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Corazon de Mujer narrates the story of three generations of women as they seek to change the reality of their circumstances.  The storyline touches on the fibers of the audiences’ daily life and brings listeners close to the daily struggles of Chiapas women. Complementary talk shows provide audience members with critical information and the encouragement to face challenges and move forward.
 

Putting Heart into Women's Issues in Mexico

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The week of March 14th, Media Impact staff led a five-day workshop for a new telenovela in Chiapas, Mexico.  Media Impact Programs Director, Brenda Campos, tells us about her experience.

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The week of March 14th, Media Impact staff led a five-day workshop for a new telenovela in Chiapas, Mexico.  Media Impact Programs Director, Brenda Campos, tells us about her experience.

The Heart of a Woman: Photos from the Field

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Corazon de Mujer/The Heart of a Woman narrates the story of three generations of women as they seek to change the reality of their circumstances.  The storyline touches on the fibers of the audiences’ daily life and brings listeners close to the daily struggles of Chiapas women. 

Drama Empowers Women in Chiapas, Mexico

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) March 8, 2011 - “When my mother was engaged in the 1970s more or less, women couldn’t get ahead even if they wanted to – they couldn’t study and forget about them understanding their rights. Imagine how much heart these women must have had to handle so much oppression,” said Luz Angelica to her curious assistant Namir.

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