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.
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 for Sustainable Development. Meaningful climate action needs to tackle gender inequality and contribute to promoting, […]
Well, we certainly need Feminism on this Earth Day 2017! Eco-Feminists have long made the connection between the oppression of women and earth’s degradation and resource exploitation. Earth Day Feminism is an important and essential part of the Climate Change Solution. As we say at Green Woman Store:
“Green Women make informed choices and negotiate outcomes that balance biodiversity, conservation, and human development needs”
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
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!
Earth Day Feminism with Professor Bonnie Morris on Women’s Role in Sustaining Civilization. Bonnie Morris is a Professor, Award Winning Author, Poet and Performer. She is the author of eleven books
“Women do not want to be mainstreamed into a polluted stream: We want the stream to be clean, clear and healthy.” Bella Abzug, U.S. Senator and co-founder of WEDO (Women’s Environment & Development Organization) Feminism has facilitated women’s complex experiences, actions, and solutions being examined and treated with the respect they deserve – linking women’s emancipation with […]
People Called Women, a Multicultural Feminist Bookstore in the Toledo, Ohio metropolitan area, has been providing books, unique woman-made gift items, music, social and educational events, meeting space, and resources for Northwest Ohio’ s and Southeast Michigan’s women’s community since 1993. National feminist events, such as the Michigan Womyn’s Music Festival and the National Women’s Studies […]
Here is the story of Wholeness! On Day 10 of Lean Into Green, Dr. Asoka Bandarage has gathered for us, the connections between all things human and environmental. Our health, wealth, and happiness go hand-in-hand with sustainable development. She speaks of our growing consciousness of interrelatedness, and our collective economic dilemma and environmental survival. Listen, […]