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Women’s Magazine – December 19, 2005

Theme: reproductive rights, women of color. On today’s show, we will be speaking with Loretta Ross, national coordinator for Sister Song: Women of Color Reproductive Health Collective in Atlanta and co-author of the book “Undivided Rights: Women of Color organize for Reproductive Justice.” We will wrap up with an end of the year review of … Continued


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Women’s Magazine – November 21, 2005

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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Women’s Magazine – November 14, 2005

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


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A Musical Offering – November 7, 2005

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 Prostitute’s 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


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Women’s Magazine – October 17, 2005

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


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Women’s Magazine – October 10, 2005

Theme: Indigenous women. On the occasion of Indigenous women’s 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