#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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#51-20 India Farm Strike … Vandana Shiva connects the present to the past

India passed three new farm bills during the COVID lockdown last fall that gave rise to a sustained farmers’ strike

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#48-20 Marija Gimbutas Centennial … Revered archaeologist’s findings from pre-patriarchal Old Europe

Marija Gimbutas (b. 1921) was revered in academia for her findings on the militaristic Bronze Age, then derided for her

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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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#39-20 Mobilizing Resentment … Anti-feminist, racist, anti-liberal methodologies of the right

From the WINGS archive: Jean Hardisty’s 1999 plenary speech to the US National Women’s Studies Association describes the tactics and

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#21-20 4th World Conference on Women – Part 3 … Sisterhood and Strategies

A panoply of events, speakers and burning topics. Voices: All-woman Chinese orchestra; Helvi Sipila of Finland; Hillary Clinton; youth from Western Sahara;

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#18-20 Nawal el Saadawi, exile from Egypt … On the price of freedom and the price of oppression

Nawal el Saadawi gave a rousing speech in San Francisco’s Mission District in October 1993 covering feminism, colonialism, and other

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#13-20 Guardians of the Amazon … Indigenous Women Rising

It was 1920 when the first international oil corporation entered the Amazon region. The struggle against destructive extractive industries has been

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#04-20 MayDay 2020 … Worker organizing under Covid in India and the Philippines

Women leaders from India and the Philippines talk about organizing for Mayday (May 1 – International Workers’ Day) in their

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