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Women Rising Radio XXVIII: Global Community


  Ruth Messinger, American Jewish World Service (USA) Amber Khan, Women For Women International (USA) Zainab Salbi, Emerita, Women For Women International (USA) Martha Karnga, Executive Director, Bassa Women’s Development  Association, (Liberia) Credits Host: Sandina Robbins Producer: Lynn Feinerman Audio

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Women Rising Radio XXVII: A Farm Worker Advocate


Featuring: Dr. Ann Aurelia Lopez, founder and director of the Center for Farmworker Families Women farmworkers                                                  

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Women Rising Radio XXVI: A Ride on the People’s Climate Train


In September of 2014, Women Rising radio rode the People’s Climate train coast to coast, with over 200 activists heading to New York City to join the largest climate change march in history. 

Women Rising Radio XXV: Activists on Armaments and War


Women are gaining influence worldwide in leadership for democracy, civil society, women’s, human and children’s rights, ecology and sustainability.  In this program we profile three women activists against war and armaments.   Sister Stella Soh, a Korean nun, fights to

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Women Rising Radio XXIV: Greenpeace Activists


Featured women:  Hettie Geenen, First Mate Rainbow Warrior  Leila Deen, Senior Campaigner Greenpeace  Laila Williams,  Campaigner Greenpeace We profile women of Greenpeace, the legendary eco-activist organization. Hettie Geenan is first mate on the Greenpeace ship, Rainbow Warrior. Leila Deen leads

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Women Rising XXIII: Women of La Via Campesina


We profile women of La Via Campesina, the global peasant movement celebrating 20 years of grassroots activism, for sustainable farming, land rights and social justice.  Canadian Nettie Wiebe fights to keep seeds in the hands of small farmers.  From the

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Women Rising XXII: Antinuke Activists


With nuclear power back on the agenda, three prominent female activists tell their stories: Kaori Izumi was part of the grassroots campaign to shutdown Japan’s nuclear power plants, after the Fukushima disaster. Winona LaDuke, has spent much of her life

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Women Rising XXI: Women’s Rights to Water, Land, and Farming


Women are gaining influence as leaders throughout the world, fighting for peace, justice, the environment, and civil society. On this program we profile a dynamic partnership between the Women’s Earth Alliance and the Global Women’s Water Initiative: working on women’s

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Women Rising XX: Leaders Struggling With War


Women are gaining influence as leaders throughout the world, fighting for peace, justice, the environment and civil society. In this program, we profile two government leaders tackling the monumental problem of war. Gambia’s Fatou Bensouda is Deputy Prosecutor at the

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Women Rising XIX: Masters of the Spoken Word


Women are gaining influence as leaders throughout the world, fighting for peace, justice, the environment, and civil society. In this program, we profile two American masters of the spoken word, provoking, inspiring, and moving us to action. Eve Ensler, playwright

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