Her Stories. A news magazine of the Daughters of Sheba Foundation.

Her Stories – are from, of and about women around our world.

Join us every Sunday at 8:00 p.m. (EST) on Facebook to watch it live or you can catch the replay here.

Come, listen to and hear the stories taken from the headlines about our daughters, sisters, mothers, and nieces – extraordinary women doing small and large things. Women helping women. Women lifting women.

We hope to see you this and every Sunday.

Her Stories – Episode 1 (August 7, 2022)

1. Canada’s shadow pandemic: Femicide

2. 4-day week: Great Britain progress with its field trial

3. The opioid epidemic and how one woman’s family restaurant is helping people in Lexington, Kentucky recover from substance use.

 

Her Stories – Episode 2 (August 14, 2022)

Her Stories today are:

1. New Equality Bill in Cuba

2. Afghanistan a year after the Taliban occupation: An ongoing war on human rights

3. WIN House Edmonton – Empowering gender-based abuse victims

 

Her Stories – Episode 3 (August 21, 2022)

1. Four Day Work Week: First Signs of Success

2. The #advancedstyle movement celebrates and empowers stylish older women

3. Beauty & Brains: How One Texan Beauty Queen Is Helping Empower Women

 

Her Stories – Episode 4 (August 28, 2022)

Her Stories today are:

1. The pandemic’s impact on women and girls in Nepal and Sri Lanka

2. Could Having a Baby Be ‘Healing’ For Teen Rape Victims?

3. Second Chances in Atlanta: How One Woman Is Giving Back To Many

 

Her Stories – Episode 5 (September 4, 2022)

1. Houston Helps 25,000 People Exit Homelessness

2. Three Jamaican Women Making Strides With Small Business Ventures

3. Jamaican Philanthropist Quietly Serving Victims of Domestic Violence

 

Her Stories – Episode 6 (September 11, 2022)

This week, Her Stories highlight the plight of women from parts of our world, who are still living under the constant threat of terror – from all sides.

Her Stories today are from:

1. Afghanistan, where one woman’s ambitions to be a future lawyer changed overnight to being      betrothed to a Taliban fighter

2. Ukraine: Rape by Russian soldiers – the latest example of a despicable wartime crime that spans the globe

3. Australia: Where new research shows Islamophobia continues at disturbing levels in Australia

 

Her Stories – Episode 6 (September 18, 2022)

This week, Her Stories are:

  1. Scotland bans rent increases and stops evictions
  2. Liz Truss: who is the UK’s new prime minister and why has she replaced Boris Johnson?
  3. Diane Konkin, a Canadian woman and RTT™ Therapist, helps women and others in Canada and around the world heal mental health challenges

 

Her Stories – Episode 7 (September 25, 2022)

This week, Her Stories highlight mothers and daughters trying to bring and nurture life and some of the challenges they face and the relief one government is providing:

1. The scourge of sexual violence in West Africa, unveiled

2. Spain strengthens rights of domestic workers—social security and minimum wage

3. What are uterus transplants? Who donates their uterus? And what are the risks?

 

Her Stories – Episode 8 (October 2, 2022)

This week, Her Stories highlight senior citizens and some of their issues as we just observed International Day of the Older Persons. The stories this week are:

  1. Hurricane Ian: Older adults have many reasons for not evacuating – here’s why it’s important to check on ageing neighbours
  2. One-third of Canadian seniors who rent or pay a mortgage are struggling to pay their bills
  3. Artificial intelligence can discriminate on the basis of race and gender, and also age

 

Her Stories – Episode 10 (October 9, 2022)

This week, Her Stories highlight mental health challenges and how they are or are not being addressed. The stories this week are:

  1. COVID has taken a greater toll on mental health among people from ethnic minorities – sadly this is no surprise
  2. Mental health in the UK is about to get worse – and inequality will have a lot to do with it
  3. Domestic abuse and mental health remain taboo subjects for many Sikhs – with deadly consequences

Her Stories – Episode 11 (October 16, 2022)

Today was observed as #WorldFoodDay and during the month of October, #BreastCancerAwareness was top of the agenda. These are two topics that #HerStories will address this week along with our featured Woman.

The stories this week are:

1. Spain is fighting food waste by holding companies accountable

2. How Breast cancer awareness campaigns often overlook those with metastatic breast cancer – here’s how they can do better

3. And, in our featured woman story, Jessie Perez is the founder and president of We Speak Color Inc. (WSC) @Live with Jessie Perez Let’s turn the pages.

Her Stories – Episode 12 (October 23, 2022)

The stories this week are:

1. EU: Sales ban on products and goods made with forced labor

2. How ‘closing the gap’ may close doors for First Nations women in a new plan to end violence

3. How women put hair to the fore in the fight for equal rights

Let’s turn the pages. 

Her Stories – Episode 13 (October 30, 2022)

October is coming to a close and #HerStories this week focuses on:

  1. Finding community online after finding a lump: Social media and younger adults with #cancer
  2. Super-rich held accountable for water usage in drought-stricken Los Angeles 
  3. @Resurrected Garvey Ministries: Stacy-Ann Garvey leading the Prison Break Movement in #Jamaica Let’s turn the pages.

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Her Stories – Episode 15 (November 13, 2022)

#HerStories this week cover #politics and how women are being impacted by elections in our world, as well as, a status check-up on First Nations women. We will look at:

1. #FirstNations women are 69 times more likely to have a head injury after being assaulted.

2. 70-plus seems the new 50 for #malepoliticians, but they’re threatening the world order

3. In the first nationwide election since Roe was overturned, voters opt to protect #abortionaccess

Let’s turn the pages. Her Stories is a news magazine presented every Sunday at 8:00 p.m. EST by the #DaughtersofShebaFoundation. #Like and #followus to be alerted when it starts!

Her Stories – Episode 16 (November 20, 2022)

This week’s #HerStories are:

1. On World Children’s Day, let’s recognize that children’s rights include #mentalhealth

2. Amazon continues to destroy new goods and returns

3. Remote #Inequality: The effects of working from home on the #worklife balance of women Let’s turn the pages.

Her Stories is a news magazine presented every Sunday at 8:00 p.m. EST by the #DaughtersofShebaFoundation. #Like and #followus to be alerted when it starts!

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