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2014-03-18 23:26:47

"Stand Up for Reproductive Justice" will be held on Saturday, April 12th at 7p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Atlanta. General admission tickets are $35 and can be purchased online. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 On Saturday, April 12 at 7:00pm, the Feminist Health Center will hold its annual awards celebration, “Stand Up for Reproductive Justice” (SURJ). The event will feature musical performances by BETTY, Madam Cj, and the Love Supremes; a...

2014-02-25 23:22:45

Two Generations Into the Early Feminist Movement, 64% of Women Studied Feel Satisfied with Career Accomplishments with Significant Compromises Made Along the Way Burlingame, CA (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 SheByShe™, a new women’s opinion site dedicated to giving women a voice, today announced the results of its “Wonder Woman: Work-Life Balance” survey, finding that the over 700 women studied mostly feel satisfied with career progress but that it comes at a significant cost. Of the...

2014-02-22 23:00:36

"With the highest rate of pregnancy-associated deaths among all 50 states, Georgia proposes dangerous anti-woman policies while women continue to die. Over 35 organizations rally together in opposition at the Georgia State Capitol on 2/25 at 11:30am," according to the Feminist Women's Health Center. Atlanta, Geogia (PRWEB) February 22, 2014 On Tuesday, February 25 at 11:30am, over 35 organizations and hundreds of their members will rally together at the State Capitol. The...

2013-11-14 11:46:40

Google Glass-like eye-tracking technology pinpoints hands as the object of parents' and toddlers' attention Shifting the emphasis from gaze to hand, a study by Indiana University cognitive scientists provides compelling evidence for a new and possibly dominant way for social partners -- in this case, 1-year-olds and their parents -- to coordinate the process of joint attention, a key component of parent-child communication and early language learning. Previous research involving joint...

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...

2013-09-20 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...

2013-08-09 23:03:04

National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health announces Solidaridad Awards for exceptional partnership. New York (PRWEB) August 09, 2013 As part of the annual national Latina Week of Action for Reproductive Justice, the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NLIRH) is announcing its honoring of the Guttmacher Institute and the National Council of Jewish Women with the Solidaridad Awards for ongoing support and exceptional partnership in advancing health, dignity, and...

2013-08-06 23:20:27

Latinas and their families know #15years is too long to wait. New York (PRWEB) August 06, 2013 This week, the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NLIRH) launches its fourth annual Latina Week of Action for Reproductive Justice. With the support of more than 85 organizations, including the partnership of California Latinas for Reproductive Justice (CLRJ) and the Colorado Organization for Latina Opportunity and Reproductive Rights (COLOR), NLIRH’s activists will rally...

Gaze Perception Makes Your Brain Think You Are Being Stared At
2013-04-09 13:53:33

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Like the old saying, “I´m not paranoid. They really are out to get me,” vision scientists have determined individuals will likely think people are staring at them even when they aren´t. While this fact has been determined, the theories behind why it is so are varied and interesting. The study, entitled “Humans have an expectation that gaze is directed toward them” is authored by Isabelle Mareschal,...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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