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FOR RELEASE JULY 22, 2018
17 Jul, 2018 | 0:28:45 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Talk by Genevieve Vaughan at the 2016 conference of the Mothering Institute for Research and Community Involvement in Toronto. Vaughan states that the act of mothering is unilateral gift-giving, and that an infant's experience of being mothered (whether by biological mother or other) builds both the physical brain and the template of what it is to be human.
Alternatives to incarcerating women
08 Jul, 2018 | 0:28:48 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Twenty years after Australia opened its first private women's prison, activist and lawyer Amanda George told Women on the Line that women in prison are almost all locked up for drug-related crimes, and almost all have suffered traumatic abuse. She advised the money from prisons go to improving conditions for women and children and needed care, and said the goal...
Interfaith protest against US border policy
25 Jun, 2018 | 0:28:50 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

WOMEN RELIGIOUS LEADERS HELD A NONPARTISAN PROTEST RALLY IN WASHINGTON DC, ON TUESDAY, JUNE 19TH, 2018 - RIGHT IN FRONT OF THE US IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT AGENCY (KNOWN AS ICE). THE NEXT DAY, PRESIDENT TRUMP ANNOUNCED HE HAD SIGNED AN EXECUTIVE ORDER TO END THE FAMILY SEPARATIONS.
Leslie Feinberg made the case for inclusive feminism
17 Jun, 2018 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Rousing and reasoned plenary speech by Leslie Feinberg at the 1995 US National Women's Studies Association conference. Hir callout for trans inclusion as a tenet of feminism was well received.
About a new anthology, Spawning Generations: Rants and Reflections on Growing Up with LGBTQ+ Parents
12 Jun, 2018 | 0:28:13 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Sadie Epstein-Fine and Makeda Zook are the editors of a new book called Spawning Generations: Rants and Reflections on Growing Up with LGBTQ+ Parents, published by Demeter Press. Scott Neigh interviews them about the importance of queerspawn (i.e. people with LGBTQ+ parents) having the space to tell their own stories, about the book, and about its launch on June 18...
On rights and competencies of birthing mothers and newborns
06 May, 2018 | 0:28:44 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Interview with Elena Skoko, activist for rights and dignity of mothers and babies in birth. She talks about birthing practices based on science, dignity and choice. She gave birth to her daughter in Bali at a birthing centre, with midwife Ibu Robin Lim in attendance.
Nobel Peace Laureate led women peacemakers in Liberia
02 Mar, 2018 | 0:28:45 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Shortly before she was announced as a Nobel Peace Laureate, Leymah Gbowee was on a book tour in the US. She gave Janie Rezner of Women's Voices a passionate and wide-ranging interview about herself, her culture, the successful Liberian women's peace movement, and why women must take our share of responsibility for politics and peacemaking. References UNSCR 1325
The work of transnational feminist group AF3IRM
04 Feb, 2018 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Speech by Ivy Quicho, National Chair of AF3IRM, at the #METOO Survivors' March in Hollywood on Sunday, November 12, 2017, followed by Part 2 of last week's interview with AF3IRM founder Ninotchka Rosca. The women give insights into the group's passionate work of organizing, studying, and negotiating among stakeholders.
Ninotchka Rosca, Filipina-American organizer and writer
28 Jan, 2018 | 0:28:46 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

After briefly covering her political biography, Rosca talks about feminist concepts of intersectionality and transnationalism, and what they mean in terms of reality on the ground, where class, race, and patriarchy are analyzed and confronted by the women of the organization AF3IRM.
Indigenous Mayan cultural restoration after an era of genocide
21 Jan, 2018 | 0:28:44 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

in Santiago Sacatepequez, most residents are indigenous Mayans from the kakchiquel community, where weaving on backstrap looms is a venerable tradition. But decades of genocidal war, racial discrimination, and economic dislocation has broken the tradition for many. A local weaving school has given over 1,500 women the chance to learn what their mothers could not teach them and recover their...
Preparing for needs of women and children
31 Dec, 2017 | 0:28:46 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

At a panel on Women and Climate Change at the American Public Health Association's 2017 conference, women professionals with disaster experience gave strong advice for improving disaster response, including childcare, elder care, protections against violence, and more.
US welfare activists pin hopes on Rise Out of Poverty Act
20 Nov, 2017 | 0:28:48 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Nixon had called it Workfare - a change to public assistance, signed into law by Bill Clinton, which imposed work requirements for public assistance, set time limits, cut benefits and increased penalties for non-compliance. Welfare Activists say it is extremely punitive, drives poor mothers to sex work and crime, and must be changed. The workfare model has been emulated in...
Fictional figures mess with your mind
12 Nov, 2017 | 0:28:42 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Batgirl and Wonder Woman have changed over time, but psychoanalyst Hilda Fernandez and interviewer Frieda Werden cling to favourite earlier versions that formed their identities.
Football (soccer) empowers Kenyan girls and young women
15 Oct, 2017 | 0:28:39 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

More than 9,000 girls and young women from two disadvantaged counties in coastal Kenya are now learning and playing the beautiful game under the auspices of local society Moving the Goalposts. MTG also offers peer education programs on reproductive health, women’s rights and economic empowerment. They won gold in New York at the UN's Sustainable Development Goals international football competition.
Keep earth habitable - cut carbon emissions now
10 Sep, 2017 | 0:28:48 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Prof. Wood developed the legal theory of the atmosphere as a public trust, making way for lawsuits against all levels of government for abusing the public trust by allowing CO2 and methane emissions into the atmosphere to continue to the brink of rendering earth uninhabitable for humans. She warns that global warming is the most important issue on earth and...
Indigenous hill dwellers push back against tree plantations
17 Jul, 2017 | 0:28:40 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Indigenous Dongria Khond people in Orissa state, India, are struggling against a forestry department decision to cut their food-bearing trees and take away their food-growing plots in favour of teak and eucalyptus cash-crop plantations. The women tell about their tactics and the nutritional and environmental superiority of their traditional foods and way of life.
How one incompetent and malicious pathologist destroyed many Ontario families.
26 Apr, 2017 | 0:06:59 |
EN | Craig Rintoul |

In the mid 1990s the Chief Coroner for Ontario sent out a memo entitled "Think Dirty" encouraging pathologists to be on the look-out for suspicious deaths of children. One, Dr. Charles Smith took that too far. Many families were ripped apart before his shoddy work was exposed. Author John Chipman examines what went wrong in his new book "Death in...
Kenyan women are organizing against radicalization of youth to perform violent acts
24 Apr, 2017 | 0:28:44 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Al Shabaab is extending its influence to youth in Kenya, increasingly including girls. Women's organizations are networking with government and other sectors, and learning and promoting better strategies to reverse the trend and cope. Six women talk about what is happening and what is to be done in this report by Diana Wanyonyi in Mombasa.
Diane Wilson, former Texas shrimper and co-founder of Code Pink
14 Mar, 2017 | 0:28:41 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

From the WINGS archive: An interview with Diane Wilson, former Texas shrimper and co-founder of Code Pink, about her childhood fundamentalist upbringing, her environmental and anti-war activism (including co-founding Code Pink), and tuning in to the energy of the world.
Women Re-Greening the World
13 Feb, 2017 | 0:28:43 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

From the WINGS archives: The late Professor Wangari Maathai discusses the Green Belt Movement that she founded with the National Council of Women of Kenya, to address problems of streams drying up, food insecurity, and a dearth of firewood and fencing. The still-active project organizes grassroots women to plant and care for millions and millions of trees.
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