Nobel Peace Prize Goes to Trio of Women — From left, Yemen’s Arab Spring activist Tawakkul Karman, Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and Liberian “peace warrior” Leyma Gbowee all shared the Nobel Peace Prize Friday for their efforts in promoting women’s rights.
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I LOVE this idea so much!!!
Rad DIY photo business cards Katie Sokoler made when she was in a pinch!
1) Shoot self portrait.
2) Print photo on double sided matte paper (photo on one side, info on the other).
3) Laminate them with clear adhesive sheets.
4) Cut them out for little photo versions of yourself.
The fourth most populous country in the world, and home to the largest number of Muslims, Indonesia is a world with one foot planted firmly in the traditions of the past and the other dipping a toe in a future of progress and change. Add to that the fact that it has one of the most diverse and cultural biological environments on the planet, and you’ll just begin to crack the mystery that is nicknamed the Emerald of the Equator.
see more — Indonesia: Emerald of the Equator
In 1918, Opha Mae Johnson became the first woman to enlist in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve. Today, there are 48 female American Marines on the front lines in Afghanistan, often gaining access — and trust — among Afghan women and children in ways that male American and NATO troops might not be able to manage.
Here, a series of up-close-and-personal photos of the Marine FET.