Shows Featuring: Profiled Women

Women Rising Radio 40: Women Challenge Capitalism


Women Rising Radio #40 explores the global women’s movement to resist the violence and greed of capitalism. A women-led village in Kurdish Syria establishes democracy, gender equality, religious freedom and sustainability. And in New York city, women-led cooperative businesses are

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Women Rising Radio 39: Election Protection Advocates


The United States boasts of its free and fair elections but even in Congress, official reports are pointing out massive suppression of voters, massive purging of voter rolls, and alarming malfunction of election technology. Two courageous advocates work on these

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Women Rising Radio 38: Migrations, Solidarity with the Desperate


The USA and many nations in Europe, have slammed the gates shut against desperate immigrants and refugees, criminalizing and brutalizing them.  Three activist women co-founded groups to challenge the policies of detention, deportation, discrimination and denigration of migrants. They are

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Women Rising Radio#37: Choice, Church and State: Poland, Ireland, the USA


Abortion and women’s reproductive rights are still hot button issues around the world.  Women have a long way to go to obtain control over our own bodies, our own                   family planning,

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Women Rising Radio #36: Indigenous Women’s Climate Uprising


During the week in 2018 of California Governor Jerry Brown’s Global Climate Action Summit, women took to the streets to let attendees at the summit know they don’t want Brown’s policies, including cap and trade.  Indigenous women made their views

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Women Rising Radio #35: Guardians of the Amazon


Currently the indigenous peoples of the Amazon rainforest are in a struggle with worldwide multinational corporations that want to take over their lands for oil extraction, commercial palm oil, commercial agriculture, mining, and other massively destructive enterprises. Women leaders have

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Women Rising Radio #34: Rescuing the Isolated and Displaced, Doctors Without Borders


Women Rising Radio follows four women working with Doctors Without Borders, three M.D.’s and a nurse.  On board a ship rescuing refugees drowning at sea, treating malnutrition in the rural areas of South Sudan, in Liberia working on Ebola, saving

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Women Rising Radio #33: With Healers at Standing Rock


Women Rising Radio gathers eyewitness accounts of Standing Rock, from medical activists who worked in the medic healing unit during the heroic Lakota, Dakota and Nakota standoff with Energy Transfer Partners, local law enforcement and hired security operatives.

Women Rising Radio #32: Antinuclear Abolitionists Part two


Women Rising Radio presents Part Two of our two-part miniseries on Antinuclear Abolitionists.  In Part One we profiled women struggling to eliminate nuclear weapons and war. In Part Two we profile activists working to eliminate nuclear energy, including power plants,

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Women Rising Radio #31: Antinuclear Abolitionists


This is Part One of a two part investigation by Women Rising Radio,  which profiles women advocating for abolition of  nuclear weapons and power plants.  This program focuses on nuclear weapons and war, and features Jackie Cabasso, executive director of the

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