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Around the world, 25,000 people die of hunger every day.
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NATIVE AMERICAN Music Awards launches new web page in honor of Native American Heritage Day, November 27, 2009, and as part of National Native American Month as proclaimed by the President of the United States each year, the Native American Music Awards & Association has published a photo gallery entitled, “Did You Know They Are Native American?” on their website to raise awareness of the contributions made by leading figures of Native American descent in the music, entertainment, and sports industries. Featured individuals range from [adapted for Spain by michelle]: Tina Turner (Navajo), Beyoncé (Creole), Cher and Jimi Hendrix (Cherokee), Angelina Jolie (Haudenosaunee/Iroquois), Johnny Depp, Cameron Diaz and Burt Reynolds (Cherokee), Ava Gardner (Tuscarora), (continues…)
November 25 – International Day Against Violence Against Women
Here are some sites you can check out:
United Nations UNIFEM – Say No Campaign. Unite to end violence against women. It includes a Fact Sheet (4 pdf pages) on violence against women worldwide.
Amnesty International – Stop Violence Against Women
It includes info on Women Human Rights Defenders