March 8 is International Women’s Day, when thousands of events are held to honor the achievements of women around the world. Cindy Breilh, Women of Vision national director, offers seven easy ways for women to provide for daughters, sisters and mothers - women around the world, right in our own neighborhoods and here at home.
To some, the beauty industry is a shallow pool of narcissism. Stories about the excessive photoshopping of celebrities in mainstream ad campaigns and schools pressuring young girls to start using makeup at earlier ages often make headlines, leading us to believe that society will always place greater importance on physical beauty over inner beauty. Don’t lose hope just yet, though; a growing group of socially-conscious cosmetic companies are striving to change the conversation regarding what beauty is all about.
Stop Traffick Fashion is a boutique about restoration and change. Human Trafficking is the fastest growing form of international crime and the second largest source of income for organized crime, recently surpassing drugs. Each purchase from Stop Traffick Fashion directly helps the survivors and organizations rescuing and providing rehabilitation to survivors. Men, women, and children who have been rescued from their captors make nearly all of their accessories.