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2013-10-07 23:24:25

NLIRH called the “go-to organization for all things Latina” by experts. New York (PRWEB) October 07, 2013 The National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NLIRH) has been named one of the top 25 nonprofits in the nation working on reproductive health, rights, and justice by Philanthropedia, an online resource for donors who want to make a bigger difference with their charitable giving. NLIRH was ranked seventh of 25 high-performing nonprofit organizations, from a total of 139...

2013-10-02 08:29:15

LAVAL, Quebec, Oct. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (NYSE: VRX and TSX: VRX) announced a partnership with the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV) to help raise awareness of domestic violence. As part of the new domestic violence initiative, Valeant has pledged to donate a portion of sales from all Medicis and Obagi products to the NCADV in support of its initiatives. "Domestic violence is an issue that affects us all, and in...

2013-09-30 20:20:32

WASHINGTON, Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States Commission on Civil Rights has released its 2013 statutory enforcement report, "Sexual Assault in the Military." The Commission releases a statutory report annually on a topic of great significance for civil rights in America. The purpose of this year's report was to examine how the Department of Defense and its Armed Services - the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and Air Force - respond to Service members who are...

2013-09-23 12:24:44

New national survey uncovers staggering silence and inaction around domestic violence and sexual assault; Overwhelming majority of Americans have never discussed these hidden issues with children or friends and 65% of victims who come forward say no one helped NEW YORK, Sept. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Celebrities, athletes, corporate leaders, and advocates have joined forces to generate awareness for domestic violence and sexual assault and encourage bystanders to help, in a dramatic new...

2013-09-20 23:00:26

NLIRH honored for use of social media in lifting the voices of Latinas for reproductive justice NEW YORK (PRWEB) September 20, 2013 The National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NLIRH) announces its award for best nonprofit in social media from Latinos in Tech Innovation & Social Media (LATISM), a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to advancing the social, civic and economic status of the Latino community through digital media. Other nominees in the nonprofit...

2013-09-17 23:00:18

Heroine fights for equality at work and in her love life in ‘My Men’. Denville, N.J. (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 Over half a century after the feminist movement championed equality in the workplace, the glass ceiling still hangs above the heads of many women. A recent article from CNN Money finds that female graduates earn about $8,000 less than male graduates in the first years after leaving college. In her new novel, “My Men” (published by iUniverse), author and engineer Mira...

2013-09-13 16:23:34

NEW YORK, Sept. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by Kimberly C. Lau, Esq. of Nesenoff & Miltenberg, LLP: It is well-settled that Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 forbids discrimination on the basis of sex in education programs receiving federal funding. In an effort to uphold the requirements of Title IX, on April 4, 2011, the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR) sent a letter addressed to colleges nationwide mandating...

2013-09-11 23:03:40

Maui'd Forever is ready to provide wedding ceremonies for same sex couples. Honolulu, HI (PRWEB) September 11, 2013 Maui’d Forever is one of Hawaii’s few full service, all-Hawaiian Islands wedding planner and coordinator. Founded in 2003 by entrepreneur Mark Steffan, the company operates on the Hawaiian Islands of Oahu, Maui, Kauai and the Big Island of Hawaii. They allow their clients to preview a video of an actual ceremony so the know what to expect. Having wed over 3300...

2013-09-06 23:19:55

DietsAndFitnessGuides.com releases an updated review of John Barban's The Venus Factor, naming the system as their most highly recommended female fat loss solution. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) September 06, 2013 John Barban's Venus Factor system has become the new go-to guide for women looking to drop pounds of unsightly fat using natural, scientifically proven methods. The program, which has recently become a worldwide best seller has been named the number one fat loss program for...

2013-08-27 23:02:40

Co-founder of lesbian-feminism, Judy Grahn is Professor of Women's Spirituality at Sofia University. Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 Sofia University is proud to announce the 2013 USA Book of the Year Award nomination for Professor Judy Grahn. Her book titled A Simple Revolution: The Making of an Activist Poet is a memoir about Judy’s life growing up in Las Cruces, New Mexico and the process of discovering her identity as she emerged as one of the most inspirational and...