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(Frieda Werden)

WINGS #11-20 Wife Beaters

A tough problem to beat.

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Length: 0:28:49
Uploaded: 29 Jun, 2020

Recording Date: 28 Jun, 2020
Recording Location: Austin, Texas; Denman Island BC
Logsheet: none
Language: English
Topical for: Timeless
Status: Complete, Ready to Air
Copyright: Creative Commons License
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Program Title: WINGS #11-20 Wife Beaters
Description: From the WINGS archive, two leaders in the movement to stop domestic violence, share their experience and ideas on topics like why batterers often get custody of children, whether and how batterers can change, and how misogyny is like racism, encouraged by society and requiring self-awareness to work on.

Host(s): Anne Lewis
Featured Speakers/Guests: Deborah Tucker co-founded the US's National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence. Ellen Pence co-founded Praxis International, a nonprofit that works to stop violence in the lives of women and children. She developed programs for police training and domestic violence offender rehabilitation. The two were jointly interviewed by Anne Lewis for her 2001 documentary film Shelter.

Credits: Audio interview recorded by Anne Lewis for a film titled Shelter. Adaptation for WINGS by Mary O'Grady and Frieda Werden.

Comments: Adapted from WINGS #20 and 21-2001, titled Shelter, Parts 1 and 2. Helpful information can be found on the organizations' websites, and

Health > Mental Health
Politics > Feminism
Politics > Activism
Society and Culture > Childhood
Regional > United States
Society and Culture > Racism
Society and Culture > Women
Type: Weekly Program

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Comments: Content produced by Anne Lewis. First released 2001.

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