About butterflies, good women and fatalism 

   We enter a small secondary street at Patong, the famous beach in Phuket,Thailand. Patong is known especially because of its red-light district. In front of us there is the Good Shepherd vocational center, a location for Thai women and girls, working in the red light surroundings, to learn better English, to study for a…

Help! Too many photos from India  …  

You may know the problem with the photos. You come home from a travel and your beloved, friends and colleagues ask you to share some pics. That’s even more requested the more unusual the stay and the experience have been.   l have spent more than four months in India, having been involved in social…

Selfhelp groups: Everyone says women are social drivers, but men are active, too!

Everywhere strong women are changemakers in the society. In rich and in poor countries. Many publications and articles pay attention to their achievements. Social organizations set up programs around women and support self-help groups for women, women are celebrated as social entrepreneurs, women taking care on health and children education are interviewed and celebrated. Women…