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Ten years from now will be 2025 for me - I will be 49 and have 23 and 21 year old daughters.
I find I find it very hard to look that far ahead as I try to live in the present moment so that I don't miss what's happening right now. However, on the current trajectory, my dream would be this....
Posted by Brook Warner on August 25, 2015 at 9:40pm
Many woman do not have access to good medical care when birth does not go as it was planned. For a long time there have only been 3 options for prolonged or obstructed deliveries - c-section, forceps or vacuum delivery. All require a lot of training and/expensive equipment that is not easily accessible for many women and their birth attendants.
Jorge Odon - a car mechanic - has invented a new device called the Odon Device for helping woman in labour. It is currently in trial with the…Continue
Posted by Brook Warner on August 25, 2015 at 8:44pm
One of the innovation tips that stood out to me was...
"What you have matters more than what you lack (If you’ve got a bicycle, consider what you can build based on that, rather than worrying about not having a car, a truck, a metal shop.)"
This is particularly relevant to 1st World Society today considering we are living more and more out of what we don't have, relying on lines of credit and living beyond our means. We are looking to add to societies rather than using…
Posted by Brook Warner on August 25, 2015 at 7:30pm
I would hope that women I had empowered to pursue and education will have taken full advantage of the opportunity presented and have received an education that will improve their lives and the lives around them. I would hope that some women had gone so far that they were now in positions of authority and were helping multitudes of people with perhaps the same problems we are discussing here on evoke. They are making a great change in the world around them.
Posted by Rico Angel Rodriguez on May 2, 2015 at 10:02am
It's an old Burundian proverb: "The crowd does not lie." What do you think this code phrase means to the EVOKE Network?Continue