#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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#17-21 Farmland restoration in Kenia … Women doing that work in drylands areas

Reporter Diana Wanyonyi from Mombasa investigates farmland degradation and restoration in the drylands area of her region. She talks with

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#10-21 Wangari Maathai … on the origins of Kenya’s Green Belt Movement

Long before she was a Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, biologist Dr. Wangari Maathai came to San Francisco to receive the

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#04-21 Female Circumcision in Sudan … FGM is illegal again, but not forgotten

In 2020, Sudan’s transitional government outlawed female genital mutilation. Dr. Nahid Toubia thoroughly explained the practice, its health effects, its

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#02-21 Maternal Gift Stories … on Mothering, Activism, and Care

On April 24th, 2021, two well known activists came together online to tell stories from their lives about the gift

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#49-20 Nisei and Sansei Women Look Back and Ahead … Survivors of Japanese incarceration during WWII

. Voices of Japanese American women elders are heard mainly inside their own communities and families. They hold the memories

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#43-20 Resisting Rape in Cameroon … Speaking the truth is step one

Girls and women in Cameroon are being urged to speak the truth about rapes they have experienced, for their mental

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