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Motherhood Traditions From Around The World

The world is full of animosity, sadness, and segregation, but I have hope in something that has potential to bring people together. Something we all have. Something many of you are. And that’s mothers.

  • 7 hours ago
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Stopping Disease In Its Tracks: World Immunization Week

Recent upticks in measles cases right here in the US remind us that we cannot relax the fight against disease. There are places in the world where rotavirus (severe form of diarrhea), pneumonia and whooping cough (pertussis) are still prevalent and still taking the lives of children every twenty seconds. These are all diseases that are largely preventable with vaccines.

  • 1 day ago
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Every Child’s Wishes and Dreams Matter

As a social worker, my Mom dedicated her career to helping other people. After she retired, she volunteered helping immigrant students prepare for their GEDs. Because of her, I’ve always been curious about other countries and cultures, and have tried to find ways to help people in need.

  • 2 days ago
  • Global Moms Challenge
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Congo’s Hero Women: Creating a Different Future

I was born in a very remote area in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) called the High Plains of Itombwe in South Kivu Province. I was actually the fourth child born to my parents, but the first one who lived.

  • 5 days ago
  • Global Moms Challenge
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Protect – Nurture – Love: The Shared Stories of Women

Even though motherhood is universal, each woman has her own unique story and these stories offer a wealth of knowledge that should be shared with all women around the world. I became even more aware of this while I was photographing a series of images titled My Pregnancy, in which I captured pregnant women from all walks of life, in settings inspired by the beauty found in elements of nature that also bring forth new life. I photographed seeds, eggs, buds, cocoons, nests and bulbs, and visually connected these beautiful nature elements with photographs of pregnant women – in my own way linking the continuous cycle of life.

  • 1 week ago
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When Moms Get Out Front

When my daughter Sophie was three years old, I was sitting on the bed in her room reading to her a book about coral reefs. As I sat there showing her the beautiful pictures, with their explosion of color, I suddenly choked up and was unable to read any more, as I realized that Sophie is unlikely to ever see a healthy coral reef because of the impacts of climate change…

  • 1 week ago
  • Global Moms Challenge
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The Universal Truths of Motherhood

Moms around the globe want the same things for their children: health and happiness. All too often, moms bear witness when their children face challenges in life, big and small.

  • 1 week ago
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Mothers Are Warriors

My mom has moved across the country, traveled on a tour bus and made many sacrifices, so that I could pursue my dreams… She has been my anchor, guide and an incredible role model to me. In so many ways, I would not be who I am or where I am today without her.

  • 2 weeks ago
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Learning from Strong Women

Watching my mother and grandmother taught me so much — seeing them nurture people and animals showed me, through their actions, what mattered most. They made so many sacrifices for our family, and they set the standard. They inspired me from childhood to volunteer and advocate for those less fortunate.

  • 2 weeks ago
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Women And Girls Are The Power and Potential For Positive Change

As mothers, we can spend too much time focused on our mistakes, rehashing in our minds years later the soccer games and plays we missed, the conversations we handled the wrong way, the challenges, the heartaches and our inadequacies.

  • 2 weeks ago
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