Shows Featuring: Women’s Rights

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 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 #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 XXX: Battling Slavery, Trafficking and Forced Labor


Ima Matul, CAST LA Joanna Ewart-James  WALK FREE Elena Urlaeva  Independent Human Rights Monitor Supriya Awasthi  FREE THE SLAVES Credits Host: Sandina Robbins Producer: Lynn Feinerman Audio Engineer: Vanessa Lowe, Monica Lopez

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

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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

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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

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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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