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Women´s Magazine – July 6, 2009

Update on feminist activist and politician Mu Sochua under threat in Cambodia; the Delhi High Court decriminalizes homosexuality – Preeti Shekar explores what this means for gay rights in India. Kate Raphael interviews author Kris Steinnes on her new book Women of Wisdom. Plus Jovelyn's World and the Women's community calendar.  


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Women´s Magazine – June 29, 2009

Women's Magazine  will look at the struggle of Women in Iran.    We will talk with York University Sociologist, Haideh Moghissi about the Iranian women’s struggle for Equality in the aftermath of the 1979 revolution, the challenges they have faced and the strategies they have devised to reform the discriminatory laws against women.   And we will … Continued


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Women’s Magazine – June 22, 2009

Women's Magazine speaks with feminist anthropologist, Sima Shakhsari about the popular uprising in Iran and how it relates to the growing feminist movement in that country.  We also discuss the rise of the anti-abortion movement with feminist writer and activist, Jennifer Baumgardner.  


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Women’s Magazine – The Queerness of Class

This week on Women's Magazine:  The Queerness of Class, a documentary about perceptions and realities of class and income in the gay and lesbian communities.  Plus voices from the struggle to save welfare and health care in California, including Anna Kelleher, manager of the Community Jobs Project at Goodwill Industries, and Barbara Lopez of La … Continued


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Women’s Magazine – June 8, 2009

A special focus on Sri Lanka by Preeti Shekar. We examine this more than 30-year crisis from a critical feminist perspective that explores the oppressive patriarchal structures of the nation state and armed groups. Tune in to learn about this devastating conflict between the Sinhalese government and the Tamil Tigers or the LTTE and how … Continued


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Women’s Magazine – Women in Business

Restaurants, bars and clubs are often places to imbibe, to pass the time, to savour. This could include the food, music, spirits or someone's company. Bebe Bertolet, proprietor of Six Degrees on Solano in Albany, has created a space “serving the best Cosmo in town.” With over twenty years of management experience, expertise in development … Continued