The LIFE heritage of Women
Join us in our work to bring everyone back to remembering how important women are in life, personally and culturally: for the home, for the village, the city and the nation.
Gives greater visibility to the contribution women make to the social architecture of our world, to their roles as both bricks and mortar of societies.
Highlights women’s quintessential roles. Information gathered from different continents and backgrounds through this online platform captures the essence of conversations from men and women.
Increase the profile of women in society by raising awareness about what they already do in people’s life.
Empowers women and asserts more humane and feminine leadership, a leadership that does not boss people around but allows them to get in touch with and use their own power. READ MORE
Thirty-four years ago, five visionary women sat around a kitchen table in Amsterdam and had a dream. They started the first ever international women’s fund, Mama Cash. In the 1980’s the scene around them was not conducive to recognising women’s rights or backing...read more
There are many, many ways in which women pass on their gifts to others. Today we are highlighting the work of Dr Rama Mani a Research Associate at the Centre for International Studies in Oxford and the founder of The Theatre of Transformation Academy. Dr Rani is a...read more
The United Nations recently celebrated the International Day of Rural Women, when the important role they play was highlighted. Making up a large proportion of those working in the worldwide agricultural labour force, their central role is often neglected. They work...read more
The world is full of inspirational women, but we do not hear about them often enough. The media seems to be dominated by bad news reports, powerful people and political manoeuvrings. Now and again, though, one of their stories breaks through into the light and one...read more
A contribution to this blog: Here is a brave testimony from one of our contacts. Through becoming seriously ill, Marguerite was driven to gain inner strength and so faced and finally escaped the different cycles of violence she was trapped in. “My name is Marguerite...read more
A beautiful song was played at an inspiring event this summer when The Ganda Boys sang “Mama, thank you”, dedicated to all mothers everywhere. Their music echoed around the Peace in the Park Festival at the Brahma Kumaris’ Global Retreat Centre in Oxford, where many...read more
“Recognising the Gift of Women” Valeriane Bernard was recently interviewed by the founder of the new Soulsisterwisdom magazine which ‘supports and encourages women to live more spiritually enriched, positive and empowered lives’. The magazine promotes ‘work women...read more
"Let us celebrate not only the achievements of women on International Women’s Day, (and everyday), but also the role they play in empowering the people whose lives they touch so deeply in an often forgotten, understated and unpublicised way. Greater awareness of...read more
In Rio on the 27th of November 2014 in the beautiful area of "Playa Vermelha" Valeriane Bernard, the founder of the Gift of Women website, conducted a participative conference on "The women that change the world". The conference was attended by about 20 people....read more