Shows Featuring: Gender Rights

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 Read full description for this show »

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 Read full description for this show »

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 Read full description for this show »

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 Read full description for this show »

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 Read full description for this show »

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 Read full description for this show »