In a world where there seem to be so many reasons to discriminate and hate I hope for change. I hope not for tolerance but for acceptance. Then lets go one step further than that and not just accept our differences but embrace them, because it is our differences that make us interesting. If it… Read More Zero Discrimination Day
Kia Ora, kei te pehea koe? Ko Pirongia tōku Maunga, ko Waikato te awa, ko Tainui te waka, ko Caitlin tōku ingoa. Tere, minu nimi on Caitlin ma olen Uus-Meremaa. Kuidas läheb? Hola ¿cómo estás? Ayer fue el Día Internacional de la Lengua Materna. Lo has celebrado? Cuál es tu lengu materna? Yesterday was International Mother Language Day a… Read More Kia Ora, Hola and Hello!
It was a busy weekend on the United Nation’s calendar, with World Social Justice Day on Saturday the 20th of Feb followed by International Mother Language Day on Sunday. I was away at the beach this weekend making the most of the sun and catching up with family so I’m catching up with posts about these… Read More World Social Justice day
I usually think of radio as just something to help pass the monotony of a long day at work,, or being stuck in traffic. But, today the 13th of February is World Radio Day, a day which has reminded me that radio is so much more than shock jockeys and annoying commercials. Radio can save… Read More World Radio Day and a Rockin’ Boat
Girls! (And women in science) Today is the first International Day of Women and Girls in Science. Lets celebrate this day by encouraging and supporting girls to pursue their interests in science. Science is great, who isn’t interested in stars, dinosaurs, experiments, and finding the answers to all of life’s questions? Why does orange juice… Read More Who Run The World?
Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is a truly horrible practice and violation of the rights of girls. February the 6th was the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation. (I’m late I know but it was a long weekend in NZ and I was camping without internet access). FGM is the practice of removing the… Read More End Female Genital Mutilation!
The 4th of February is World Cancer day. 2016 has been off to a sad start with the loss of two legends, David Bowie and Alan Rickman, to cancer. For World Cancer Day I have made a donation to the NZ Cancer society. They focus on cancer research, supporting patients and their families, and raise awareness… Read More World Cancer Day