Shows Featuring: war and conflict

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, Read full description for this show »

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 Read full description for this show »

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 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 Read full description for this show »

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 Read full description for this show »

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 Read full description for this show »

Women Rising XVI: Civil Disobedience and Resistance


Women are gaining influence as leaders throughout the world, fighting for peace, justice, the environment and civil society. In this program, we profile two international change-makers dedicated to nonviolent civil disobedience and resistance. Medea Benjamin is a U.S. activist. She’s Read full description for this show »