WINGS #19-20 Beijing Memories, Part 1
25th Anniversary of UN 4th World Conference on Women
Uploaded: 24 Aug, 2020
Recording Date: 23 Aug, 2020
Recording Location: Oklahoma City, NYC, Kampala, Austin, Huairou, Melbourn
Topical for: Timeless
Status: Complete, Ready to Air
Copyright: Nonprofit use only
Program Title: WINGS #19-20 Beijing Memories, Part 1
Description: The conference was held in Huairou and Beijing, China, from August 30th through September 15th, 1995. Issues included in this episode: translation of feminist terms, status of Tibetan delegates, benefits for Chinese women, new officials overturn Women's Committee plans, African women raise environment issues, and a protest by labour over the source of conference bags.
Host(s): Lisa Hayes
Featured Speakers/Guests: Sharon Hom, founder, The Lexicon Project; Lobsang Dechen of the Tibetan Nun Project; Yang Ying, former serf now Chairwoman of the Tibetan Women's Federation; Siring Norzam, exiled Tibetan refugee; Huang Chi Tsao, Vice-Chairperson of the All-China Women's Federation and its China Organizing Committee, responsible for preparations for the NGO Forum (until it was taken out of their hands by the government); unidentified East African women speakers from the African regional conference on Women, Environment, and Sustainable Development in Kampala, Uganda, organized by the Uganda Women Tree-Planting Group; Laura Fu, member of the San Francisco-based Asian Law Caucus, a civil rights advocacy group that represents garment workers in the US.
Credits: Produced by: Lisa Hayes, Frieda Werden, Maria Suarez, Ginger Webb, Elayne Clift, Prabha Bhardwaj, and Annie Delaney (for Women on the Line).
Comments: Part 1 of 3
Regional > AfricaType: Weekly Program
Society and Culture > Sexuality
Politics > Feminism
Politics > Activism
Regional > United States
Regional > Asia
Politics > First Nations
Society and Culture > Women
|Comments: Produced by Lisa Hayes, Frieda Werden, Maria Suarez, Ginger Webb, Elayne Clift, Prabha Bhardwaj, and Annie Delaney of Women on the Line.