The Beauty of a Woman

Here are beautiful words from the inspiring Audrey Hepburn, as shared on the blog Maverick Mist. Thank you to Maverick for the wonderful spotlight on women! This line is my favourite: “But true beauty in a woman is reflected in her soul.” Reblog!

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20140629-IMG_0139-EditThe Beauty of a Woman

The beauty of a woman Is not in the clothes she wears,
The figure that she carries, Or the way she combs her hair.

The beauty of a woman must be seen from in her eyes,
Because that is the doorway to her heart, the place where love resides.

The beauty of a woman is not in a facial mole,
But true beauty in a woman Is reflected in her soul.

It is the caring that she lovingly gives,
The passion that she shows,
And the beauty of a woman
With passing years only grows.

Author: Audrey Hepburn

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What is Pink Shirt Day?

Anti-bullying campaign poster for Pink Shirt Day

February 25, 2015: Pink Shirt Day is all about NO bullying.

Are you wearing pink today? February 25 is Pink Shirt Day, an initiative happening Canadian wide that is getting a lot of support. And so it should. It is an anti-bullying campaign.

Goal of Pink Shirt Day

The campaign goal is to educate people of all ages about bullying, which includes its harmful effects. It raises awareness about why people bully and effective ways to stop it. Bullying happens to men and women in schools, the workplace, and online.

Pink Shirt Day began when two students in Nova Scotia started the campaign to stand up against the bullying they saw happening in school. The two boys spread the message that they would not put up with bullying when they protested the harassment happening to a new Grade 9 student by giving pink t-shirts to all boys at the school.

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Does Reese Witherspoon Make a Point with #AskHerMore at Oscars?

Reese Witherspoon at the Oscars for #AskHerMore

Reese Witherspoon Steps Up for #AskHerMore

Reese Witherspoon took to the red carpet of the 2015 Oscars to support a social media campaign called #AskHerMore. The feminist campaign, created by the Representation Project, made an impact on the red carpet and beyond, as illustrated below.

What is #AskHerMore?

The campaign #AskHerMore from The Representation Project began last year but got more attention than ever before at the Oscars. After all millions of people are watching the event and famous actress Reese Witherspoon got behind it.

At the Oscars, the campaign took the form of encouraging journalists to ask actresses  questions relating to their films and the amount of work they put into their projects. Reese Witherspoon lent her voice to this campaign. Historically women being interviewed at the big event have been asked by journalists primarily about their outfits and skin care routines. So, this campaign was meant to dive into more about the women’s careers and personalities.

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