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Women Rising IX: International Changemakers – Honoring Elder Women Activists


Women are gaining influence as leaders throughout the world fighting for peace, justice, the environment and civil society. In this program we profile three courageous women elders honoring their lives of dedication to far reaching social movements. We’ll hear their

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Women Rising VIII: International Changemakers Protecting the Environment


Women are gaining influence as leaders throughout the world, fighting for peace, justice, the environment and civil society. On this edition, we profile four courageous young ecology activists, going to court for environmental justice and leading regional cooperation to rescue

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Women Rising VII: International Changemakers in Politics


Women are gaining influence as leaders throughout the world, fighting for peace, justice, the environment and civil society. In this program we profile three courageous politicians, women who have chosen to create progressive change through government.

Women Rising VI: International Changemakers Whistleblowers


Women are gaining influence as leaders throughout the world, fighting for peace, justice, the environment and civil society. In this special edition, we profile three courageous whistleblowers in the United States. Cindy Sheehan mobilizes military families and peace activists to

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Women Rising V: International Changemakers – Grassroots Activists


Women are gaining influence as leaders throughout the world, fighting for peace, justice, the environment and civil society. In this program we profile three courageous change makers: Shereen Essof is an advocate for democracy and land rights for women in

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Women Rising IV: International Changemakers – Women as Religious Activists


Women are gaining influence as leaders throughout the world, fighting for peace, justice, the environment and civil society. In this program we profile three courageous women struggling with religious issues. Elana Rozenman is co-director of the Women’s Interfaith Encounter in

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Women Rising III: International Changemakers Women Writer Activists


Women are gaining influence as leaders throughout the world, fighting for peace, justice, the environment and civil society. In this Women’s Desk edition, we profile three courageous women writer-activists: Ritu Menon, leading Indian feminist publisher; Maria Cristina Caballero, Colombian journalist

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Women Rising II: International Changemakers Women in Peace and Antimilitarism


Women worldwide are gaining influence as leaders, struggling for peace, justice, the environment and civil society. On this program we profile four women. Laura Slattery left a career in the United States Military to become a nonviolent activist against militarism.

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Women Rising I: International Changemakers


Women worldwide are gaining influence as leaders: struggling for peace, justice, the environment and civil society. On this edition of Making Contact, we profile three tireless and effective women: Wangari Maathai, founder of the Greenbelt Movement in Kenya; Devorah Brous, founder of

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