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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
Creativity, Laughter & Problem-Solving
31 Jul, 2020 | 0:59:47 |
EN | cjsfprog | Triple Threat: Feminist, Fifty-ish & Fabulous

Straight Up, Independent & Assertive
31 Jul, 2020 | 0:59:29 |
EN | cjsfprog | Triple Threat: Feminist, Fifty-ish & Fabulous

Triple Threat: Feminist, Fifty-ish & Fabulous explores the experiences of women 50+ with a goal of shifting the narrative of what it means to age.
The International Women's House in Rome
27 Jul, 2020 | 0:28:43 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

The Casa Internazionale delle Donne - the International Women's House - is a former convent in Rome that was occupied by feminists in 1987 and approved by the city in 1992. The current city council is trying and failing to oust them. Women talk about its history, its programs, and ideas related to women's work including immigrant status, poetry, and...
...in the old days.
20 Jul, 2020 | 0:28:47 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

From the WINGS archive back in 1996, these are two short stories read by their authors. They are from a collection titled Great Explanations: 4 Lesbian Stories, originally published on cassette by Women's Press, Toronto. This program is re-released as a tribute to the virtual celebration of Vancouver Pride 2020, which requested stories from history.
Speaking Up/Speaking Out, Adaptability & Identity
17 Jul, 2020 | 0:59:10 |
EN | cjsfprog | Triple Threat: Feminist, Fifty-ish & Fabulous

Triple Threat: Feminist, Fifty-ish & Fabulous explores the experiences of women 50+ with a goal of shifting the narrative of what it means to age.
Trust, Authenticity & Generosity
17 Jul, 2020 | 0:58:25 |
EN | cjsfprog | Triple Threat: Feminist, Fifty-ish & Fabulous

Triple Threat: Feminist, Fifty-ish & Fabulous explores the experiences of women 50+ with a goal of shifting the narrative of what it means to age.
Racing Mind (ADD), Curiosity & Intuition
17 Jul, 2020 | 0:58:14 |
EN | cjsfprog | Triple Threat: Feminist, Fifty-ish & Fabulous

Triple Threat: Feminist, Fifty-ish & Fabulous explores the experiences of women 50+ with a goal of shifting the narrative of what it means to age.
Outspoken, Logical & Creative
17 Jul, 2020 | 0:52:33 |
EN | cjsfprog | Triple Threat: Feminist, Fifty-ish & Fabulous

Triple Threat: Feminist, Fifty-ish & Fabulous explores the experiences of women 50+ with a goal of shifting the narrative of what it means to age.
Fifty-ish, Fabulous & Fierce
17 Jul, 2020 | 0:57:32 |
EN | cjsfprog | Triple Threat: Feminist, Fifty-ish & Fabulous

Triple Threat: Feminist, Fifty-ish & Fabulous explores the experiences of women 50+ with a goal of shifting the narrative of what it means to age. The audio quality isn't great mid-way through :( and then fixes itself :). My apologies.
Indigenous Women Rising
13 Jul, 2020 | 0:28:55 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

It was 1920 when the first international oil corporation entered theĀ 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.
How her image became an offense
22 Jun, 2020 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

In 2020, Quaker Oats announced it would remove Aunt Jemima from its syrup and pancake mix brands. This was the culmination of a struggle begun in the 1960s by the NAACP. Professor Robinson researched the history of Aunt Jemima, and of Edith Wilson, the actress who portrayed the character (and who was related to the model for Harriet Beecher Stowe's...
Reports from India and Cameroon
08 Jun, 2020 | 0:28:48 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Nilanjana Bhowmick reports from New Delhi on 3.5 million women who are "barefoot health workers"; Patience Wirngo interviews women workers confronting COVID-19 through many fields in Cameroon.
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...
Worker organizing under Covid in India and the Philippines
11 May, 2020 | 0:28:47 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Women leaders from India and the Philippines talk about organizing for Mayday (May 1 - International Workers' Day) in their respective countries in 2020 and how they interacted with government measures around the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
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.
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