#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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#05-21 Green Counter-Revolution … Local organic women farmers in India

The so-called Green Revolution in India increased one measure of “productivity” at the cost of much else, including nutrition, sustainability,

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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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#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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#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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#35-20 Doughnut Economics … A 21st century guide to sustaining the planet

Kate Raworth’s address to the Meaning Conference of business people for change, in Brighton, England, in 2017. She explains the

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#32-20 Waring’s Counting … New Zealand’s first woman in Parliament debunked the GDP

In the film Who’s Counting? Marilyn Waring on Sex, Lies and Economics, Waring demystifies the language of economics by defining

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#30-20 India’s Water Warrior Women … Essential approaches to fast-encroaching drought

In India, water is a women’s issue and a woman’s burden, but only concerted community action can ensure water for

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#23-20 20th Century Plagues … Controlling epidemics is a tricky business

From the WINGS archive: Laurie Garrett, speaking in San Francisco in 1995, about epidemics emerging around the world, with a

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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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