thirdeyemom

thirdeyemom
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I am a stay-at-home mom who also happens to be an avid writer and traveler. I studied French and International Relations at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, lived in France, and have wandered to over 30 countries. I reside in Minneapolis, MN with my husband and two young children. I currently write three blogs: www.thirdeyemom.com, www.thethirdeyeworld.com and http://diaryofahappymom.wordpress.com/ and am a frequent contributor to www.worldmomsblog.com.

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Salon.com
APRIL 3, 2012 9:51AM

HUMAN RIGHTS: Celebrating International Women's Day in Guatemala

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Reblogged from World Moms Blog:

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 A few weeks ago, when I was in Guatemala learning Spanish and volunteering for a week, I had a special surprise. I witnessed my first ever El Dia de la Mujer (International Women’s Day), and it was an extraordinary experience.

Before heading out to Guatemala, I honestly admit that I had never even heard of International Women’s Day before. It wasn’t until I opened my email on March 8th and saw the post written by World Mom’s Blog founder/editor Jennifer Burden that I realized today was the day.

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Today my post on International Women's Day in Guatemala was featured on World Mom's Blog. I had done this piece a few weeks back on thirdeyemom while I was in Guatemala. In case you haven't read it, check it out. I feel very strongly about women's rights and I wished every country had such celebrations as Guatemala! Yet unfortunately Guatemalan women need more help than ever and suffer like many women around the world from lack of basic human rights.

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