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WORD Continues Celebrating Intl' Women's Day

LOCAL | By EDGE | Mar 13
Women Organized to Resist and Defend continue to celebrate International Women's Day with events in New York and Chicago.

March 10 Is National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

AIDS | By EDGE | Mar 10
Tuesday, March 10, will mark the 10th observance of National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NWGHAAD). Like last year, the theme of 2015 NWGHAAD is: "Share Knowledge. Take Action."

Philly Brings Science to Women and People of Color

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | Mar 9
On March 13-14 in Philadelphia, extraordinary women in science come together to share their powerful stories of success during The Color of Science program.

On Int'l Women's Day, Women Farmers Key to Fighting Hunger

Marking International Women's Day 2015, leaders from the United Nations' three Rome-based food agencies gathered to remind the world that women farmers play a central role in achieving food and nutrition security.

Texas Hosts STAPLE! Indie Media Expo for Women

BOOKS | By Winnie McCroy | Mar 6
On March 7-8 in Austin, Texas, women come together for the STAPLE! Independent Media Expo, a tastefully presented two-day convention featuring the best of independently produced comics, zines, art, crafts, games and more.

Food for the Hungry Celebrates International Women's Day

Sunday, March 8 is International Women's Day and this year's theme is "Make it Happen." Food for the Hungry (FH) is "making it happen" by providing the skills and training needed to lift women out of poverty.

Philly Fight Women and Girls HIV Awareness Health Fair

AIDS | By EDGE | Mar 3
On Saturday, March 7, Philadelphia will celebrate National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day with a community health fair.

Cleveland Stages 'Vagina Monologues' to Benefit Rape Crisis Center

THEATRE | By Winnie McCroy | Feb 20
On Friday, February 20, join a diverse group of women from both the CWRU academic community as well as the greater Cleveland community as they stage Eve Ensler's classic, "The Vagina Monologues" in Cleveland.

NYC Domestic Violence Homicides Decline by 36% Over Decade

CRIME | By EDGE | Feb 12
New York City released a report revealing a 36 percent percent decline in family-related homicides, thanks to efforts to combat domestic violence.

Activists Mobilize for One Billion Rising: Revolution Campaign

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Feb 6
On February 7 in New York City's Hammerstein Ballroom, One Billion Rising will host a kickoff event for their February 14 week of action to end violence against women and girls.

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