Shows Featuring: Water Issues

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 Read full description for this show »

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 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 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 XVII: Climate Change and Water


We profile two women activists taking on the global water crisis. Canadian Maude Barlow is a well known leader in the global struggle for water justice. Ge Yun from China is in the vanguard of her country’s growing conservation movement. In this Read full description for this show »

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 Read full description for this show »