On today’s show we will look at the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence Campaign that begins on November 25, the International Day Against Violence Against Women and runs through December 10, International Human Rights Day. We will be talking with a representative from Amnesty International about organizing against violence against women, and to … Continued
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This hour long radio program presents and discusses women’s lives and issues globally and locally from a radical, multiracial, feminist, mujerist, womanist perspective.
Theme: Middle-Eastern women, violence against women. On today’s show we feature two women from the Middle East whose work is a significant contribution to the Middle Eastern communities. First we talk to Palestinian-Israeli Hebrew university law professor Nadra Shahoud-Kervorkian, about the occupation, militarization and violence against women in Palestine. We will also be speaking to … Continued
Theme: sex workers rights, animal rights and feminism. Sex workers face enormous violence from both the police and pimps. Nell Myhand talks with Rachel West from the US Prostitutes collective and In Defense of Prostitutes Safety Project about preventing violence against prostitutes in San Francisco through a resolution that the city passed recently to stop … Continued
Today Women’s Magazine offers as a premium copies of the fascinating and award winning film "Blossoms of Fire." This film, that is not available commercially, is a beautiful and inspiring documentary about the uncorrupted indigenous Zapotec town of Juchitan in Mexico, a place that has been called a matriarchy, with strong women, progressive politics, and … Continued
Theme: Indigenous women. On the occasion of Indigenous womens day, this show celebrates the achievements and contributions of native women. We begin by speaking to Gail Small, one of the activists featured in the film Homeland: Four Portraits of Native Action, which will screen at the Mill Valley Film Festival on Oct.12 and 14. We … Continued
Theme: media and film. On todays show we will be looking at examples of womens use of media technology to produce innovative and experimental work. From Berkeleys Digital Story telling center, we will hear about the possibilities for healing survivors of violence, through the medium of digital storytelling. We will then take a close look … Continued
Theme: Katrina special. On this show we will talk to Katrina survivors on the ground in New Orleans and the Gulf coast and focus on some of the work that is taking place. We will be talking to local community activists about the local response to what is happening to New Orleans.
Theme: women and labor, organizing. In todays labor day special show, we talk to Carla Zombro featured in the documentary Labor Women, a film about the new generation of women transforming the labor movement. and Andrea Delandorf, Executive Director of the SEIU, speaks to the struggle of janitorial workers in the not-so-magical kingdom of Disney. … Continued
Theme: Feminist lesbian art; globalization. On todays show, we have an interview by artist Kim Ono with three local lesbians of color artists and an interview by Eileen Javar with author Rhacel Salazar Parrenas (author of Servants of Globalization: Women, Migration and Domestic Work and Children of Global Migration) about the effects of globalization on … Continued
Theme: pop culture, hip hop. Eileen Javar co-hosts todays show with Jennifer Argyle on women artists and scholars in hip-hop communities who are making a difference. First, Medusa known as the Angela Davis of hip-hop gives her views and thoughts about women in hip-hop. And next, Gwendolyn Pough, Associate Professor at Syracuse University, talks about … Continued