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The Healing Years: Women Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse
03 Aug, 2020 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Excerpts from the film The Healing Years: Women Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse highlight the long process of recovering from childhood incest trauma. Updated version of WINGS #31-02
Indigenous Women Rising
13 Jul, 2020 | 0:28:55 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

It was 1920 when the first international oil corporation entered the Amazon region. The struggle against destructive extractive industries has been passed down from generation to generation among peoples of the rainforest, meeting violence not only from the industries, but also governments and the church. They sometimes achieve remarkable victories, and they are determined to sustain their culture and way of...
A tough problem to beat.
29 Jun, 2020 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

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.
Founder Florence Howe details the early years
01 Jun, 2020 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Founded in the US in 1970, the Feminist Press publishes neglected masterpieces by women of many cultures, countries and races, not only living women, but dead ones, too. In 1992, Howe gave this speech about the origins and the mission of the Press, how they found the authors they published, and how it survived financially. The program includes an update...
A global network of women activists
24 May, 2020 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

WorldPulse.com is an online network where women activists working specifically on women's and girls' issues in their countries and regions tell their stories and make contact with each other. Tamarack Verrall follows as many of these stories as she can, comments to their authors, and now is working on getting press coverage in Canada for the stories and for the...
From the WINGS archive (1993), and still good advice
18 May, 2020 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Renowned cultural critic and feminist theorist bell hooks gave the keynote address at the 12th annual conference of the Texas Council on Family Violence on October 13, 1993. Her talk, full of personal anecdotes, analyzed connections among racism, sexism, rage, and violence, both in media and in life. She states that we cannot stop violence without confronting the belief that...
“The Stigma-Free COVID-19 Youth Wellness Tool Kit” is now available online
04 May, 2020 | 0:15:51 |
EN | Kevin Midbo | People First Radio: Life During COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to create massive challenges — and potentially long-lasting changes — in our individual and collective experience of family, community, and nationhood. We’re learning more about the need for mental, as well as physical, wellness. We’re also talking a lot more about the way society should — and could — function for the benefit of all. The...
Adapting tradition to climate change
20 Apr, 2020 | 0:28:45 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

In this interview with Diana Wanyonyi, Agnes Leina describes how water shortages forced a change in the lives of herding peoples in Kenya but how her organization also honours indigenous knowledge and traditions.
Today let’s make some signs of encouragement and love to our neighbours. Let’s put them facing out i
13 Apr, 2020 | 0:05:32 |
EN | Amber Goodwyn CJTR | Art Exercises with Sarah Mangle

So an extremely cool and fashionable kid I know named Majka made a sign a fews days ago and put it in her window facing out of the front of her house in big colourful letters. The sign said: WE CAN DO THIS. Today let’s make some signs of encouragement and love to our neighbours. Let’s put them facing out...
Take some pictures to tell me a story! It can be a story of your morning, a story you make up.
13 Apr, 2020 | 0:04:50 |
EN | Amber Goodwyn CJTR | Art Exercises with Sarah Mangle

Of course, this is a joke, I don’t really mean you should steal your parents phone, but it was a fun thing to write. And some of you are adults, with your own phone. I’m sure some of you are also kids with your own cameras! And some kids have phones! Anyway! I enjoyed writing the title. I enjoyed being...
Susan Bright (1945-2010), Enheduanna (2285-2250 BCE)
06 Apr, 2020 | 0:28:44 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

On October 9, 2001, poet Susan Bright read peace poetry in Frieda Werden's kitchen, as both were grieving Bush's bombing of Aghanistan (starting America's longest war). Among the poems is a tribute to Enheduanna, the earliest poet whose name is still known - she wrote peace poetry more than 4,000 years ago.
Traditional recycling meets new law and methods in Bangalore
30 Mar, 2020 | 0:28:47 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Documentary covers early and recent recycling initiatives led by women; the 3 primary categories of waste to be segregated; a history of caste discrimination around waste disposal; and the new recycling law in Bangalore, which requires additional household labour.
FOR WEEK OF FEBRUARY 16TH 2020
25 Jan, 2020 | 0:28:47 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

n 2019, the UN Commission on the Status of Women took up the issue of Social Protection. The day before the Commission started its work, a large gathering of women from civil society organizations gathered to hear what Social Protection means and what it could mean for women's equality. The program was opened with drumming and satirical singing from the...
Afro-German survivor sang for peace
24 Jan, 2020 | 0:28:46 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Her mother was German, her father a Liberian diplomat. When the Nazis came to power, young Fasia Jansen was sent to work in a concentration camp. She would become one of the great singers and songwriters of the international peace movement. The program intersperses singing with narration.
Girls below age of consent trade sex to feed their families
20 Jan, 2020 | 0:28:44 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

At Gasi Bay, Kenya, poverty exacerbated by drought is leaving foreign fishermen and local motorcycle transport drivers as the richest men around, able to pay young girls in food, cash or in-kind to have sex with them. Thousands of under-age children are said to be in this trade, mostly with the knowledge of their parents, to feed their families. Local...
A gender education program aims at inculcating respect
11 Nov, 2019 | 0:28:47 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Equality and respect for all humans regardless of gender or gender expression is a teachable subject, especially if it starts young. That is the premise of the Dear Boys project started by Swati Sengupta. She describes how it started, how it is taught, and its effects to WINGS contributing producer Kalpana Pradhan, who also adds additional sound and supporting interviews.
Cindy Blackstock talks about the work of the First Nations Child & Family Caring Society of Canada.
21 Aug, 2019 | 0:28:20 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

The following is a rebroadcast of an episode of Talking Radical Radio that was originally broadcast in January 2019. Cindy Blackstock is a member of the Gitksan First Nation, a social worker, a professor at McGill University in Montreal, and the executive director of the First Nations Child and Family Caring Society of Canada. She is also the most visible...
Greta Thunberg and Kelsey Juliana speak frankly to adults
27 Jul, 2019 | 0:28:44 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Greta Thunberg's speech to the French National Assembly on July 23rd 2019, and Kelsey Juliana's keynote address to the Pacific Forest Trust on April 10th 2019 express the reasoning and the demands young people are making that adults understand the climate crisis and their responsibility to the future to act at once.
Cally Wesson, George Pitman talk about Variety and the work to help kids and their families in BC
02 Jul, 2019 | 0:57:40 |
EN | Program Co-ordinator | The Conversation Lab with Don Shafer

It doesn’t seem that long ago when George Pitman came to see me at CFOX FM to ask if our radio station was interested in helping Variety Club build a children’s water park in Vancouver. Like the $100.00 dollars George talked me out of during this interview, his warmth and persuasion allowed us to help build a kid’s water park...
...by changing cultural norms
01 Jul, 2019 | 0:28:40 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Producer Diana Wanyonyi takes us to Kibera slum in Nairobi, to meet a woman who underwent forced genital cutting and child marriage and another woman who works tirelessly to protect girls' human rights. Then the African Union Youth Envoy calls on governments to follow through on their commitments to end harmful cultural practices and violence against women and girls.
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