Monday, September 1, 2014

Slideshow: This Labor Day We Honor Clara Lemlich and The Brave Women Strikers of The Garment and Shirt Waist Factories

The strike ended a year later on March 25, 1911 as a result of  Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire which killed 146 people in under 18 minutes. It was considered  the deadliest industrial disaster in the history of the city of New York, and one of the deadliest in U.S. history which exposed the plight of immigrant women working in dangerous and difficult conditions. [read]

GREECE: Interview with Maria Chalari- International Human Rights Expert- Part II


In Part Two of this interview with Maria Chalari she discusses some of the challenges she's faced as a woman throughout her career which has not seemed to inflict her ambitious plans. She leaves women with a sense of knowing that in the face of what seems to be impossible there is a splendid expectation for an equitable future. [read]


Monday, August 18, 2014

GREECE: Interview with Maria Chalari- International Human Rights Expert- Part I



Maria stands as a leader in the face of Greece’s instability and financial crisis, as she nobly attempts through her research to develop solutions towards a future that promotes inclusion. Maria feels that it is important for societies to invest in human rights study programs for the welfare of its people, and is currently working on research which promotes the empowerment of the Grecian society. In Part One of this interview, Maria discusses her love for motherhood, the current human rights threats in Gaza and how her work impacts human rights initiatives. [read]