Category Archives: Gender Equity

Podcast: Fracking & Trafficking – Prostitution Research & Education

This podcast has been in the works for some time. The connections between fracking and trafficking and prostitution are complex and rarely addressed in popular culture, as is prostitution as the oppression of women in most popular discussion. We are … Continue reading

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Earth Day 2018 Buy Woman Owned

Here’s how to help the planet on Earth Day 2018: Commit to Buying Woman Made & Woman Owned. Support eco-friendly women owned businesses with your dollars and your word of mouth advertising. Increase sustainability and women’s share of world trade. Studies show that when the resources are directed toward the women, everyone and Mother Earth benefits. Continue reading

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Women’s HERstory Month 2018

Celebrating International Women’s Day with women and families around the world is always a delight! I spent March 8, 1986, in the icy snow of Moscow with 16 Women For Peace shopping the kiosks with Russian families. International Women’s day … Continue reading

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Sexism In The Animal Rights Movement

Sexism in the Animal Rights Movement is not new—it’s part of our culture and has been in the movement since women first started working to protect animals! Male privilege and white privilege are connected with human privilege—they are connected with the problem of animal abuse. We need to recognize these interconnections and make the necessary changes in our lives if we want to bring change. Going vegan is critical, but we also have to root out sexism, racism, and other forms of oppression to welcome a world of peace. Continue reading

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G20 Gender Equality News

The Women’s Environment and Development Organization (WEDO) was at the G20 meeting this month and sends us a lot of good news from around the world. “All G20 countries have committed to promote gender equality through adopting the 2030 Agenda … Continue reading

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Feminist Scholars on the U.S. Presidency

Just so we all know we are not acting alone in our coming efforts to maintain a peaceful world and functioning democracy, you will be strengthened by reading this all-encompassing public statement by scholarly women of grit:
A STATEMENT BY FEMINIST SCHOLARS ON THE ELECTION OF DONALD TRUMP AS PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES Continue reading

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Mourning-After Political Organizing

Mourning-After Political Organizing for Peace and Freedom is a great antidote for grief, depression and a threatened Democracy. Here are a few suggestions. Continue reading

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Maternal Death Rates & U.S. Health Disparities

Rita Henley Jensen at Women’s E News broke the story on Maternal Death Rates & U.S. Health Disparities: The U.S. has the only rising maternal mortality rate in the developed world. The U.S. has the only rising maternal mortality rate in the developed world. Rita Henley Jensen broke this story in Women’s eNews! The emphasis now is on keeping premature and low birth weight babies alive vs. maternal care to increase the birth weight of their babies. The reasons women die are embolisms, infections, hemorrhaging and Pre-eclampsia — which is 50% avoidable! Continue reading

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Wise Women’s Retirement Planning

Free Interview with WISER – Women’s Institute For A Secure Retirement. WISER provides Women’s Retirement Planning, improving the long-term financial security of all women through education and advocacy. Improving long-term financial security of all women through education and advocacy. Continue reading

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5 Candidates for Woman Secretary General of the UN

This campaign to nominate 5 Candidates for Woman Secretary General of the U.N. is an opportunity for all of us to become not only involved by our donations, but also an opportunity for us to become more educated in national and international affairs as we listen to the candidates in their own words talk about their work. Continue reading

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