#12-22 Kenya Politics and Women … on the eve of new national elections

Zuleikha Hassan is one of the most outspoken members of Kenya’s Parliament. This episode covers several years of her political

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#9-22 and #10-22 Wade in the Water, parts 1 and 2

As of 2022 Juneteenth is a US federal holiday.  First celebrated by Black communities in Texas, it marks June 19th, 1865,

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#02-22 Butch Is Not a Dirty Word … Masculine women claim their stripe in the gender rainbow

Women who find themselves “on the masculine side of centre” often experience disapproval, rejection, and pressures to change. Madelaine Imber

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#52-21Model Matriarchy … The Iroquois system has lasted hundreds of years

Barbara Alice Mann describes the inner workings of a long-established North American matriarchal society, where women lead the arrangement of

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#41-21 Cutting the Cut … The slow work of ending female genital mutilation

From 1951 to 2022, the task of ending this widespread harmful practice is perhaps only halfway done. Heroines of the

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#38-21 Conflict Is Not Abuse … Mistaking discomfort for violence is an error of our times

Lesbian novelist and nonfiction writer Sarah Schulman speaks in Vancouver about her book Conflict Is Not Abuse: Overstating Harm, Community

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#35-21 Hoodwinked … Indigenous views on false climate solutions

Two passionate indigenous organizers – one in North Dakota and one on Guam – point to the environmental toll on

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#30-21 Rape and Resistance in Bangladesh … Lessons learned from Canada

In 2020, massive public demonstrations led the government of Bangladesh to raise the maximum penalty for rape; but these university

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