ON THE ISLANDS OF INDONESIA
AN IBU IS A WOMAN OF RESPECT
It is also a collection of luxurious garments and goods for the home handmade by women artisans around the world.
As they spin, dye, weave their stories in cloth, Ibu artisans craft more than beauty;
they craft their own independence, educate their children, lead communities. They change futures.
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Ibulliance: The Journey Home to Kandahar
Watching the 2001 Iranian film, Kandahar this week, I see the true story of Afghan-Canadian journalist, Nafas, desperately trying to find her way back to her birth city to save the sister left behind from her depression and threatened suicide. This tortured land has been named the worst place in the world to be a woman; depression is not surprising. According to a recent report, Afghanistan tops the planet in violence against women, holds an 87% illiteracy rate among women, reports 1 in 11 women dying in childbirth, tops all countries . . .