16 Days of Activism to End Gender-Based Violence - Listen to our podcast!

  • Military Gender Folklore

     
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    Folk initiation rituals in the military are standing in the way of gender integration and are disruptive of efficiency and good order.

    WINGS
    Canada
    English | 28:40 | 27Mb
    November 25, 2013


  • Military Domestic Violence

     
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    Harrison has researched military families from a feminist perspective for 15 years. She finds the military's need to mythologize its members as heroes is a force for trivializing domestic violence.

    WINGS
    Canada
    English | 28:43 | 40Mb
    November 25, 2013


  • Myanmar Women Rise

     
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    Myanmar, formerly Burma, is emerging from both a totalitarian and a traditional background. Local women's initiative Akhaya provides tools and support to challenge gender stereotypes, bring gender equality into homes and communities, and campaign for a safer and more equal environment. Produced by Portia Larlee.

    WINGS
    Canada
    English | 28:49 | 40Mb
    November 25, 2013


  • "Paid For"

     
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    Rachel Moran, Irish author of the memoir “Paid For: My Journey Through Prostitution,” interviewed by Meghan Murphy of Feminist Current.

    WINGS
    Canada
    English | 28:46 | 40Mb
    November 25, 2013


  • Birthing in Chains

     
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    Pregnant women in America’s prisons are being shackled to their beds and cells. Others are being sterilized, some say, against their will. A national movement has made some gains but has far to go. This Making Contact documentary is in WINGS courtesy of the National Radio Project.

    WINGS
    Canada
    English | 28:48 | 40Mb
    November 25, 2013


  • Stoning to Death

     
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    In 2013, the Global Campaign to Stop Stoning Women presented at the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women, and debuted its campaign for a UN declaration on ending stoning sentences for adultery and other crimes. Speakers talk about Iran, Afghanistan and other countries, and about the difficulties of getting a declaration and getting it honoured. Produced by Frieda Werden, with audio from Women Living Under Muslim Laws video.

    WINGS
    Canada
    English | 28:40 | 40Mb
    November 25, 2013


  • Pornifying Violence

     
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    Panel of women from feminist organizations and media, held at the Vancouver Public Libary December 1, 2012, hosted by Vancouver Rape Relief and Women's Shelter. Discussion includes definition of pornography and examination of its effect on society, especially in an era when rapes are routinely posted on the internet. Produced by Meghan Murphy.

    WINGS
    Canada
    English | 28:46 | 40Mb
    November 25, 2013


  • Survivors Take Action

     
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    On December 13, 2012, UN Women presented a Survivors Forum - a speakout by five women who experienced violence and became activists. Heard are: Kristin Hetle of Norway, director of Strategic Partnerships for UN Women; Antonyia Parvanova, European Parliament member from Bulgaria, moderator; Maria da Penha, Brazil; Mayerlis Angarita, Colombia; Sacide Akkaya, Turkey; Cathy Eatock, Australia; Autumn Burris, USA.

    WINGS
    Canada
    English | 28:42 | 40Mb
    November 25, 2013


  • Magdalene Laundries

     
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    From 1839 until 1996, young Irish women who didn't toe the line were remanded to Catholic-run slave-labor laundry facilities. On Feb. 20, 2013, the government apologized for its role. Produced by Margaretta D'Arcy (Radio Pirate Woman) in Galway, Ireland.

    WINGS
    Canada
    English | 28:50 | 40Mb
    November 25, 2013


  • Tunisian Blogger

     
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    Hana Trabelsi tells her story of blogging during the Tunisian revolution, and the harrowing price she paid at the hands of police turned robbers. Produced by Sheila Dallas.

    WINGS
    Canada
    English | 28:48 | 40Mb
    November 25, 2013


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