Women’s Rights

News Wrap: Virginia becomes 38th state to ratify Equal Rights Amendment News Wrap: Virginia becomes 38th state to ratify Equal Rights Amendment

JUDY WOODRUFF: In the day’s other news: President Trump signed phase one of a long-awaited trade agreement with China. Beijing pledged to increase its purchases of U.S. farm products and other goods. But U.S. tariffs on $360 billion in Chinese imports will remain in place for now, as the trade negotiations enter their second phase.…

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Libertarian Ideology: Keep Women in the Kitchen Libertarian Ideology: Keep Women in the Kitchen

it’s sis story i’ve been following uh… at really fascinating conversation uh… about about it’s about libertarians and birth control and uh… this has been going on because of course uh… rick santorum this is in the news because the o bomb administration announced i guess it was two weeks ago as part of the…

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Gender Ideology: A Pretext for Murder in Brazil Gender Ideology: A Pretext for Murder in Brazil

JUST DAYS BEFORE THE ANNIVERSARY OF ACTIVIST MARIELLE FRANCO’S ASSASSINATION IN BRAZIL, PROSECUTORS THERE CHARGED TWO FORMER POLICE OFFICERS WITH HER MURDER. THE ARRESTS MAY PROVIDE A PARTIAL ANSWER TO THE QUESTION OF WHO KILLED HER, BUT MANY OTHER QUESTIONS LIKE WHO ORDERED HER KILLING, AND WHY, REMAIN UNANSWERED. THIS WEEK, WE TALK WITH YIFAT…

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The Revolutionary Life of Emma Goldman #OrdinaryWomen The Revolutionary Life of Emma Goldman #OrdinaryWomen

Years before her critics dubbed her one of the most dangerous people in America, a young woman named Emma Goldman found herself at a dance. Although she was a political activist attending the event to gain support for her cause, she also just loved dancing — so much so that one of her allies took…

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Spoken World | Democracy Spoken World | Democracy

Democracy is a process. That you see Transparency Accountability Advocacy Legitamacy Elections, free and fair To cast a ballot to care about the issues that move you Let me give you a few Education Safety Inclusion Peace Jobs Without confusion Each person is equal under the law Persons with disabilities Ethnic and religious minorities Those…

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Capitalism Hits Home: Jeffrey Epstein: Literal Rape by the 1% – Part 1 Capitalism Hits Home: Jeffrey Epstein: Literal Rape by the 1% – Part 1

Hello! This is Dr. Harriet Fraud on Capitalism Hits Home, an interpersonal update. This is a show about the intersection of capitalism, class, and our personal lives. What I want to talk about, which has really hit home recently, is the case of Jeffrey Epstein. The Epstein case combines and magnifies everything that’s wrong with…

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ELIF SHAFAK | TURKEY AND THE LOSS OF DEMOCRACY | 2017 ELIF SHAFAK | TURKEY AND THE LOSS OF DEMOCRACY | 2017

I come from a land where words feel very heavy. I think every Turkish writer, journalist, novelist, poet, or academic knows that words can get one into trouble. We do know that because of a poem, a novel, a short story, or an article, we can be targeted, stigmatized by the government. We do know…

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Can Feminists and Non-Feminists Agree On Gender Equality? Can Feminists and Non-Feminists Agree On Gender Equality?

Men are making choices for us, women About birth control abortion health care everything and we can’t even have a say on it cuz they won’t even hear us Can I have my non-feminists in the left spotlight And my feminists in the right spotlight The feminist movement has changed from its original definition The…

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Women’s movements: a force for change. Women’s movements: a force for change.

When women and girls come together in movements they are a force for change. Women and girls’ movements are diverse, determined and thriving social movements which organise and mobilise for women’s rights. Social change is complex. It takes the resilience and collective power of women’s movements to transform the lives and rights of women. Women’s…

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