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How to eat less food

The physical component of optimum health comes from the consumption of healthy food and the habit of appropriate exercise. Eating nutritious foods coupled with regular physical exercise improve overall health and wellness.

Explore the benefits of eating less, playing more and you will achieve what is required to sustain optimum health. There is need here to emphasize how each of us is different and unique. 

Est-ce les voix des femmes africaines sont entendues?

La Décennie de la Femme Africaine (AWD) vise à faire progresser l'égalité des sexes à travers le bas de haut double et approche ascendante. Mais, est-ce que les  voix des femmes africaines sont entendues?

En 2010, l'Union Africaine (UA) a officiellement lancé la Décennie de la femme africaine (AWD) qui se tiendra de 2010 à 2020. L'UA est une organisation panafricaine dont le but est de construire une Afrique unie et forte.


Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is Africa's first female Head of State

If some countries are still speculating on the possibility of having their first female Head of State, Liberians have their own for the past eight years. Her name is Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, the 24th President of Liberia and the first woman elected Head of State on the African continent, is shaping history since her first presidential election.

In spite of her numerous international honors, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf may still be unknown by the international scene. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf was born in Monrovia, Liberia on October 29, 1938. She is the granddaughter of a traditional chief of renown in Western Liberia and a market woman from the southeast.

Le pouvoir des femmes africaines

Notre siècle est un moment important pour les femmes à travers le monde. Les organisations internationales telles que l'Organisation des Nations Unies (ONU) seraient favorables à cette déclaration.  Au milieu de cette révolution internationale, les fardeaux des femmes africaines sont nombreux, mais leur force étonnante.


Parmi les huit objectifs du Millénaire pour le Développement de l'ONU (OMD) qui va de la fin de la pauvreté pour assurer un environnement durable, la promotion de l'égalité des sexes et l'autonomisation des femmes est classée troisième. Sur tous les continents, notamment en Afrique, les femmes sont pleinement investies dans le développement de leurs pays.

From Seattle, with love

What child does not love decorating their home for holidays? I look back on my childhood memories of the weeks leading up to Christmas each year with such fondness. To me, December is caught up in the scent of sugar cookies mingled with the fresh aroma of pine. Even now, a whiff of that magical fragrance combination is enough to put me into a celebratory mood.


More than anything else, I look forward to setting up our nativity scene each year. It was an hand-carved piece by a Ghanian artist made out of kapok wood, and the little figures warmed engagingly in my hands as I played with them.

Women and girls love technology too

A growing number of organizations are created to nurture the interest of women and girls for science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) studies and/or careers. Despite the efforts, women and girls still face challenges that keep them from considering these fields of study.

Women Technology's Program (WTP) whose goal is to spark high school's interest in the future study of engineering and computer science. Similarly, The Women in Technology project claims to be the first . american workforce development project of its kind to encourage girls, women and underrepresented groups into engineering and math (STEM) education and careers.


Ding Ding the African Bird or a modern folktale from Africa

Inspired by his two beautiful sons, Chris Jason , a professor of engineering mechanics  working in Germany, wrote the story of 'Ding Ding the African Bird' to make them laugh. Then, he discovered the story would be a great tool to teach them about Africa.



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