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and goddess religion
06 Dec, 2021 | 0:28:48 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Winter Solstice (December 21 in the Northern Hemisphere) is a physical event and it is also an occasion for ritual and contemplation. In this program, Frieda Werden asks questions of two experienced practitioners of an earth-based, women-centred religion about what they do and how they came to their vocations. They also make suggestions for privately engaging with the darkest night.
Sima Bahous of Jordan - plus an appearance by Melinda French Gates
29 Nov, 2021 | 0:28:59 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

UN Women's 3rd Executive Director was appointed in September 2021, shortly after the Generation Equality conferences raised over $40 billion US dollars for the agency's work. Program includes her presentation to the UN Security Council on Women, Peace and Security, plus a Day Against Violence Against Women greeting and a joint interview with philanthropist Melinda French Gates.
Canadians combatting violence against women
21 Nov, 2021 | 0:28:48 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

November 25-December 10 is recognized worldwide as the 16 Days Against Violence Against Women or now more often the 16 Days Against Gender Violence. But fighting back against such crimes goes on every day. This archival program from Canada covers methods tried, from changing media coverage of the 1989 Montreal Massacre to providing support services and influencing official reports, journalism...
Africa's Indigenous Food Revival
15 Nov, 2021 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

A movement is afoot to recover traditional African food plants, preserve them, and disseminate the knowledge about how to grow and use them. Many have medicinal advantages as well as nutritional ones, and can be grown without any costly inputs. Anastacia Chheruiyot is an enthusiastic advocate for and leader in this movement.
Lessons learned from Canada
08 Nov, 2021 | 0:28:48 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

In 2020, massive public demonstrations led the government of Bangladesh to raise the maximum penalty for rape; but these university students say the problem begins with law enforcement failing to lay charges. They contrast common attitudes towards women and rape in their home country with the more feminist-influenced milieu in Canada. Includes discussion of marital rape, which is legal in...
Breaking cultural barriers to protect animals and people
01 Nov, 2021 | 0:28:39 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Team Lioness are 16 women wildlife rangers who manage the interface between humans and wildlife around Amboseli National Park. Also working on wildlife conservation in their own ways are the First Lady of Kenya and the manager of a wildlife tourism lodge who is breaking the grass ceiling in her own community.
A continuing scourge
24 Oct, 2021 | 0:28:48 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Witchcraft Accusations, Violence and Torture of Women and Children was a parallel event at the 2015 UN Commission on the Status of Women. Organized by Lois Herman of the Women's United Nations Rights Network, it included information from Nigeria, Papua-New Guinea, India, and other countries and regions - going into the rationales and motives behind such charges, and their sad...
What it is and what it could be
18 Oct, 2021 | 0:28:48 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has been lauded for her efforts at feminist foreign policy, but not until 2014 did a country - Sweden - give the name feminist to its own foreign policy. Now Mexico and Libya have declared they have feminist foreign policy, and Canada is putting its toe in that water. Three experts in the field...
Ripples from technology change
09 Oct, 2021 | 0:28:45 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

In part 2 of her interview about studying technology in its human and organizational context, Professor Balka talks about its effects on use of touch in nursing care, uses and risks with outsourcing and data collection, and more.
Women's work disrupted by design
04 Oct, 2021 | 0:28:42 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Most frontline workers in hospitals are women; most technology designers are men. The women's expertise and tacit knowledge is often undervalued, and not communicated to those who design tools they must use. Professor Ellen Balka founded the Assessment of Technology in Context Design Lab at Simon Fraser University in Canada. She headed an international research project to translate from the...
For weeks of September 20 and 27, 2021
14 Sep, 2021 | 0:57:29 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

30 years ago in Miami, 1500 women from 80 countries came together. They held a tribunal and a think tank to plan for sustainability of life on earth, forming demands for the UN Rio Summit on Environment and Development. Now everyone seeing the disaster they predicted and may be ready to adopt the measures they prescribe.
Indigenous gift economy in family, community, and environment
12 Sep, 2021 | 0:28:45 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Jeannette Armstrong has been named to the Order of Canada in 2021. This program provides excerpts from her address to the International Conference on the Gift Economy in Las Vegas in 2004. Its themes include the essential nature of diversity in environment and in culture, and how communities are sustained by unilateral giving, deep listening, and genuine equality.
...liberate Hindu weddings.
05 Sep, 2021 | 0:28:46 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

India's new female priestesses are solemnizing weddings, breaking barriers and stereotypes in the formerly patriarchal sphere. Priestess weddings simplify and shorten the service, and make it more participatory. These weddings are trending among educated women and their mothers, who want equal female participation in place of the traditional Kanya daan, in which father gives daughter to husband. Women priests and...
Legacies from folk tales
30 Aug, 2021 | 0:28:48 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Lenora Ucko spoke about her book Endangered Spouses: The Legacy of Marital Inequality, which compares folk tale models of power dynamics in marriage from different cultures - patriarchal, egalitarian, and mixed.
(and may soon be again in the USA)
23 Aug, 2021 | 0:28:35 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Adapted from the documentary film When Abortion Was Illegal: Untold Stories. https://www.concentric.org/films/when_abortion_was_illegal.html
and reverberated around the world
14 Aug, 2021 | 0:28:48 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Starting in 2019, a group known as Las Tesis created a chant against impunity for perpetrators of rape and systemic violence against women. It was performed across Chile in the context of public resistance against the entire regime, and soon was taken up in versions in other languages across the world. In this program, you hear multiple iterations of this...
Women doing that work in drylands areas
09 Aug, 2021 | 0:28:47 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Reporter Diana Wanyonyi from Mombasa investigates farmland degradation and restoration in the drylands area of her region. She talks with two women who do land restoration - one of whom is successful, and one whose land was stolen after she restored it. Two experts give background on restoration techniques and gender discrimination problems in areas like getting formal deeds and...
A global trend
02 Aug, 2021 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

International Media Support, based in Denmark, works to strengthen the free press in countries where that is challenged and there are risks of violence. In this June 30, 2021 webinar, titled "Feminist Media - Global Backlash, Local Resistance," participants discussed experiences, opportunities, risks and goals for intersectional feminist media. The event also launched IMS's new online Reader on Gender and...
Indigenous Women's Strategy
26 Jul, 2021 | 0:28:42 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Mililani Trask speaks to a conference on the Gift Economy in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, in November 2004, about the economic, cultural and spiritual differences between corporations and communities. She calls for global networking among indigenous peoples and others of like practice to stop the destructive overexploitation of nature and restore reciprocal relations between humans and the planet we live...
Secrets for feminist radio survival
17 Jul, 2021 | 0:28:47 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Founded in 1982 and still on the air, RadiOrakel is said to be the oldest feminist radio station in the world. Two active station participants spoke to Frieda Werden in 2000 about the model for their station's success, which includes factors like location, voluntarism, freedom from funding constraints, and a persistent positive attitude towards new recruits. The interview took place...
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