Women's peacemaking efforts on the Global Stage ...It's been said that 'behind every great man, there is a great woman.' This egalitarian remark is usually reserved for politicians or rulers of state, both in times of war and that of peace. If this is true, then the world should take note and give women a larger, more distinguishable role in governance, especially those male-dominated Asian nations. The feminine language used to describe our planet and the environment herein (Mother Earth, Mother Nature), can equally have influence on the decisions made on their behalf.
Iraq's new 25-seat governing council is doing just this. With the task of rebuilding their annihilated nation, this largely Muslim land has included women into the decision making process. Whether by the USA's insistence, or by the enlightenment of the Iraqi men, the three women council members will help to assure that not only the infrastructure, but the soul of their people are returned to their peaceful state.
Contrarily, Myanmar, the martial Law junta continues to toy with the mind of Aung San Suu Kyi Aung San Suu Kyi (oung sän s chē), 1945–, Burmese political leader. and her National League for Democracy (NLD NLD
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Another example of women in the government is our economic advisor/Vice-President come President Gloria Arroyo. She fits some where in between the two previous scenarios. Her position as the leader of a highly corrupt and transient government body is unenviable. The NPA (1) (Numbering Plan Area) The Bellcore/Telcordia telephone area code system in use in the U.S., Canada, Alaska, Hawaii and islands in the Caribbean. See NPA code.
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MILF Mother I'd Like to Find , Abu Sayyaf as well as internal insurrections have kept her busy during her term. And working within a broken system to fix the same system cannot be easy. And thus she's received praise and criticism alike for the job she's done. In a world where realistically we all cannot be content, her bid for peace and the financial security of her denizen An inhabitant of a particular place. A "denizen of the Internet" is a person who frequently uses the Web or other Internet facilities. is being felt. Regardless of whether she runs for re-election or not, as the leader of a flailing economy and wife to a deceitful adulterer a·dul·ter·er
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Time immemorial has produced numerous capable women as originators, sustainers and/or finishers of action: Cleopatra; Joan of Arc Joan of Arc, Fr. Jeanne D'Arc (zhän därk), 1412?–31, French saint and national heroine, called the Maid of Orléans; daughter of a farmer of Domrémy on the border of Champagne and Lorraine. ; Mother Teresa, Rachel Carson; Sandra Day O'Connor Sandra Day O'Connor (born March 26 1930) is an American jurist who served as the first female Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States from 1981 to 2006. She was considered a strict constructionist. , to name a few. The nature of the task, the people it affects and the location of its implementation are all unimportant. The fact that both men and women stand side-by-side as equals is the truly significant variable.
Andrew Haralam is a committed environmentalist.