ASAFSF Completes Ten Years in the Valley

On a summer’s evening of 2004 a small group of South Asian women met at the Coffee Plantation on Mill Avenue, Tempe, to discuss a much tabooed subject, that of domestic violence in the South Asian community. A senior member of the Arizona Coalition Against Domestic Violence, (ACADV or simply the Coalition) also joined them. Several instances of domestic violence in the community had been brought to the group’s attention. Survivors courageous enough to seek help turned to South Asian programs in other states.

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Festive season in the US starts in November during Thanksgiving. But for us who hail from India, festivities start way earlier this year with our very own Indian festivals as Dusshera and Diwali fall in the month of October. This means for us it is not just one or two, but three full months of fun, frolic, and happiness. Festivals like Diwali are times to share gifts and prepare festival meals with others but it doesn't mean that what you eat has to be unhealthy.
CHARGE: Collaborative for Harnessing Ambition and Resources for Girls’ Education
At the 10th Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Annual Meeting, Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, Chelsea Clinton and Julia Gillard, Distinguished Fellow at the Center for Universal Education at the Brookings Institution, announced a collaboration of more than 30 companies, civil society organizations, multilaterals and governments to improve learning and leadership opportunities for young women and girls.
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