#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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#37-20 Mothering Is a Gift … The act of mothering – by mother or another – shapes our brains and our nature

Talk by Genevieve Vaughan, at the 2016 conference of the Mothering Institute for Research and Community Involvement in Toronto. Vaughan

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#36-20 COVID in Kenya … Its effects on women’s economic development

Measures taken by the Kenyan government to stop the spread of COVID include imposing a curfew, travel bans, and closing

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#34-20 UN Women Marks the 16 Days against Gender Violence … with a call to stop rape and an inter-generational feminist discussion

On the International Day Against Violence Against Women (Nov. 25), UN Women’s Executive Director delivered a scathing address about her

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