We are grateful to the women who have come forward to answer the Call of the Hattie Carthan 1st women security conference 05/08/10. We admire your courage to join a community that is authentically doing grassroots work to reconnect people to nature and their food.
We hope to grow the scope of work we do as women from year to year in order to grow a local partnership of talented, compassionate ,courageous group of women who are informed about women's issues and can advocate for adequate community resources for women , children, the environment, flora and fauna the disenfranchised among us.
Consider these Facts:
1% of the world's landowners are women.
One hundred thirty million women around the world have been subjected to genital cutting.
In many parts of the world, women are routinely beaten, raped or sold into prostitution. They are denied access to medical care,education and economic and political power. Changing that could change everything.
The Oppression of women worldwide is the human rights cause of our time. Their liberation could help solve many of the world's problems, from poverty to child morality to terrorism.