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(Frieda Werden)

WINGS #17-18 UN Reproductive Rights

Success at the Population and Development Conference


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Length: 0:28:49
Uploaded: 13 Aug, 2018

Recording Date: 12 Aug, 2018
Recording Location: New York, Austin TX, Vancouver, Denman Island
Logsheet: none
Language: English
Topical for: Timeless
Status: Complete, Ready to Air
Copyright: Creative Commons License
WINGS #17-18 UN Reproductive Rights by Frieda Werden and WINGS: Women's International News Gathering Service is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.
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Program Title: WINGS #17-18 UN Reproductive Rights
Description: The United Nations World Conference on Population and Development, 1994, was a battleground between feminists and the Vatican. Maria Suarez Toro was there as both activist and broadcaster from Latin America. She tells how she and others from Latin America organized around the document that emerged.

Host(s): Frieda Werden
Featured Speakers/Guests: Mara Surez Toro was a founding producer of the Costa Rica-based Feminist International Radio Endeavour (FIRE)/Radio Feminista Internacional. For many years she did live broadcasting on shortwave and then on the internet. She also taught communications at universities in the US and Sweden, and provided grassroots adult literacy training across Latin America. Her published works include Womens Voices on FIRE, chronicling the program's first eight years.

Credits: Produced by Frieda Werden. Photo courtesy of Reclaim the Media.

Comments: For archives of the program FIRE, visit

Politics > Feminism
Regional > United States
Regional > Europe
Health > Policy
Regional > Latin America
Type: Weekly Program

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