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Safeworld has been nominated for a major international award. -------------------------- Please 'Like' our nomination page as your support will help raise the profile of women's issues on the global stage. --------------------------- http://katerva.org/2012-nominees/the-safeworld-international-foundation/

Pakistani Fathers - Raising daughters. Read more: http://www.asafeworldforwomen.org/children/c-central-and-south-asia/cr-pakistan/3301-pakistani-fathers.html

Whole Planet Foundation's mission is poverty alleviation through microcredit in communities worldwide that supply Whole Foods Market stores with products.

International Women's Day - History from the first women's vote. Read more: http://www.asafeworldforwomen.org/about/intl-womens-day/iwd-history.html

Argentine mom rescues sex slaves, but not daughter

What began as a one-woman campaign a decade ago to find her daughter developed into a movement and Susana Trimarco today is a hero to hundreds of women she's rescued from Argentine prostitution rings. She's been honored with the "Women of Courage" award by the U.S. State Department and was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize on Nov. 28. Sunday night, President Cristina Fernandez gave her a human rights award before hundreds of thousands of people in the Plaza de Mayo.

Safe World for Women - Chosen by the People. Safe World dedicates the award to the honour of Farida Afridi RIP. Read more: http://www.asafeworldforwomen.org/about/katerva-award.html

PHOTO OF THE WEEK: 21 August 2012 - A water pump in Zanzan Region of Côte d’Ivoire, where over 30 per cent of the population lacks access to safe water. World Water Week, from 26–31 August this year, focuses on global water issues. Supported by UN agencies, the 2012 event seeks improved collaboration – at local, national and global levels – to address the future of food security in a world where water resources are decreasing. ©UNICEF/Asselin To see more: www.unicef.org/photography