Investing in women is the basis for prosperity and peace in our world, and the Women’s Peace Collection is doing its part. Each item in this online, fair-trade store speaks to this hopeful vision: women’s hands are a force for peace. Owned by Sue Fish, a DFW member in Great Barrington, MA, the site sells jewelry, scarves, bags and more made by women from around the world who are rebuilding their lives in the shadows of war, civil strife or crippling poverty. All of the products are handcrafted, sustainable and will help empower women entrepreneurs. Dining for Women will receive 10 percent of the regular price of items purchased through this link or by mentioning Dining for Women in the “Note to Women’s Peace Collection” of your cart. Offer expires 12/31/16.
100 Under $100
Small investments can go a long way in the developing world. Author (and DFW Chapter Leader) Betsy Teutsch shares 100 successful, proven ways to fight poverty. The book includes actions individuals can take to help. Several DFW-supported programs are featured, including Gardens for Health International, Sustainable Health Enterprises (SHE), Midwives for Haiti, One Acre Fund, and Stove Team. Dining for Women will receive 30% of the purchase price (minus transaction fees) when you order your copy of100 Under $100: One Hundred Tools for Empowering Global Women through this link. Books will be signed by the author and will come with a bookmark listing all of the DFW programs highlighted. Multiple books can be shipped together by special arrangement. $29.95. Offer expires 3/15/17.
This novel is by Loung Ung, a Cambodian author and female survivor of the Pol Pot regime. This personal account of her experiences during the Khmer Rouge years has been filmed recently by Angelina Jolie for imminent release.
This is an award-winning 1984 British drama film about the Khmer Rouge regime in Cambodia, based upon the experiences of two journalists: Cambodian Dith Pran and American Sydney Schanberg. A 30th anniversary edition has been released on Blu-Ray.
From Amazon: Recorded in raw, bare bones conditions, mostly live and with traditional Cambodian instruments finding their place alongside found keyboards or guitars, the music of the Khmer rock musicians transformed the nightlife of the Cambodian capital, Phnom Penh and many years later seduced countless listeners around the world with their groovy sound.