“I’d like to take this time to congratulate the women of Women Wage Peace. I want to thank you for standing up for peace alongside your Palestinian sisters. I want to thank you and let you know that in the world that we live in, peace is possible ONLY WHEN WOMEN OF INTEGRITY AND FAITH STAND UP FOR THE FUTURE OF THEIR CHILDREN.”Leymah Gbowee a Liberian peace activist responsible for leading a women’s nonviolent peace movement, Women of Liberia Mass Action for Peace that helped bring an end to the Second Liberian Civil War in 2003.
Yael Deckelbaum – Prayer Of The Mothers (Official Video) –
Photo credit: Photographer Natalie Keyssar followed a cheerleading team in Venezuela during the height of an economic crisis. She portrayed them performing at a bitcoin conference in a luxury hotel when some of them didn’t have enough to eat. “These women taught me about the connection between joy and resilience, the power of sisterhood, and the value of talent,” Keyssar says. Photos that flip a prevailing view of the world, National Geographic