Vinejuice Radio Show | 10 Mar 14

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1. In celebration of International Women’s Day here’s a Top 10 list of the most powerful women in the world.

[row][half][accordion][acc title=”#1 Angela Merkel  |  age 59  |  Germany”]The world’s most powerful woman is the backbone of the 27-member European Union and carries the fate of the euro on her shoulders. Fresh off a commanding re-election in September 2013, she has served as ¬Chancellor of Germany since 2005; the first woman in the position. Merkel has earned the top spot on the FORBES list of Most Powerful Women In The World for eight of the past 10 years. [/acc][acc title=”#2 Dilma Rousseff  |  age 66  |  Brazil”]One of the world’s most powerful women, Rousseff is more than halfway through her term as president of Brazil, the world’s seventh-largest national economy with a GDP of nearly $2.4 trillion. The country is hosting the World Cup in 2014 and the Olympic Games in 2016. [/acc][acc title=”#3 Melinda Gates  |  age 49  |  USA”]Primary goals for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation this year have been to eradicate polio worldwide by 2018 and get modern contraceptives to another 120 million women by 2020. The Gates Foundation gave away $3.4 billion last year, the vast majority to global health programs, and has made more than $26 billion in grant commitments since the Foundation’s 2000 founding. [/acc][acc title=”#4 Michelle Obama  |  age 50  |  USA”]The Harvard grad and former corporate attorney (and husband Barack Obama’s boss) actively uses her platform as first lady to fight childhood obesity and promote healthier eating and lifestyles. With 67% of Americans viewing Michelle Obama in a positive light, she’s more popular than her husband by far (47%) — likely because she spends more time laughing on TV than running the country. 2013 SPOTLIGHT: At a keynote address in March, she kept it real, saying “It wasn’t that long ago that I was juggling a demanding job with two small children and a husband who travelled.” [/acc][acc title=”#5 Hillary Clinton  |  age 66  |  USA”]She is the only first lady to become a U.S. senator turned viable presidential candidate turned secretary of state. Now a private citizen, she holds her position as one of the most powerful women on the planet with all bets on that she will be the 2016 Democratic presidential candidate and likely next leader of the free world. Her only speed bump now is the Benghazi controversy. She gets an estimated $200,000 fee per event and inking a reported $14 million book deal.[/acc][/accordion][/half][half][accordion][acc title=”#6 Sheryl Sandberg  |  age 44  |  USA”]Worth $1.5 billion

Facebook’s Chief Operating officer for under 10 years. She is now one of the world’s youngest self-made women billionaires. With Facebook’s share prices up more than 130% in the last 12 months as of mid-Feb. 2014, the mother of two appears on the Billionaires list for the first time, largely due to her 12 million shares in the social networking firm. A former Google executive, she was wooed to Facebook by Zuckerberg in 2007. Sandberg also sits on the board at the Walt Disney Co. [/acc][acc title=”#7 Christine Lagarde  |  age 58  |  France”]The first woman to run the 188-country financial organization has spent much of her first two years on the job battling the debt crisis in Europe French-born Lagarde was a labor and antitrust attorney in the U.S. before a six-year stint as French finance minister; rumor has it she may make a run for the French presidency. [/acc][acc title=”#8 Janet Napolitano  |  age 66  |  USA”]Leads the third largest department in U.S. politics, overseeing a budget of $48 billion, a staff of 240,000 and 22 agencies, including FEMA, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the U.S. Coast Guard, the Secret Service and cyber security, which she describes as the fastest-growing threat to the country. [/acc][acc title=”#9 Sonia Gandhi  |  age 67  |  India”]President of the Indian National Congress, Gandhi heads the ruling political party of the world’s second largest population. [/acc][acc title=”#10 Indra Nooyi  |  age 58  |  USA”]Indra Krishnamurthy Nooyi is an Indian-American business executive and the current Chairperson and Chief Executive Officer of PepsiCo, the second largest food and beverage business in the world by net revenue.[/acc][/accordion][/half][/row]

2. Sex Sells Cancer Awareness

• Sun news paper support breast cancer campaign with page 3 model on front page. Does is diminish the seriousness of the cause.
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/media/press/breast-cancer-charities-criticise-the-suns-new-page-three-check-em-tuesday-for-trivialising-the-disease-9168517.html
• Why is sex still classed as the most powerful selling tool?
• The Evangelical alliance rallies its members against the sun news paper
http://www.eauk.org/current-affairs/media/press-releases/evangelical-alliance-rallies-its-members-against-the-sun-newspaper.cfm

3. Stop Slavery Campaign

Worldwide there are an estimated 27 Million Slaves. They are not spread out evenly throughout the globe, however. Asia alone has an estimated 24 Million people in Slavery.

While evil exists everywhere in the world, different forms of evil seem to reign here. There are some systemic, cultural and religious values that make the problem of slavery particularly grievous in Asia.

The End it Campaign was held on 27th February

 

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