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January 13, 2020
The women combatants of the Sandinistas are some of the most compelling feminist leaders of all time, yet their story has mostly been erased from history. Their contributions to the revolution helped Nicaraguan women achieve equality and higher standards of living, only to see their party turn its back on women altogether. We spoke with director Jenny…
December 11, 2012
For the last 16 days, Women and Girls Lead joined its partners for 16 Days of Action, a campaign organized to help eliminate gender-based violence. While Monday marked the 16th and final day, we can all take a look back at the social footprint of this great 2012 campaign, which focused on the effects of militarism on women and girls.
November 13, 2012
From November 25 to December 10, Women and Girls Lead joins its partners in 16 Days of Action to eliminate gender-based violence. The 2012 global campaign focuses on the effects of militarism on women and girls.Violence against women and girls is a global crisis that cuts across all countries, classes and cultures, touching the lives of women and girls in…
August 11, 2012
The documentary Pickles, Inc. by filmmakers Dalit Kimor and Nitza Gonen airs Sunday, August 12 on Global Voices on the WORLD Channel. In the Israeli Arab village of Tamra, in Galilee, eight widows challenge social conventions and establish the Azka Pickle Cooperative, seeking financial independence for themselves and their children. With little…
October 21, 2011
Women & Girls Matter is a day-long summit featuring panels and workshops on the obstacles and opportunities facing women and girls in filmmaking and new media. The event takes place on October 29, 2011 in New York.The Women & Girls Matter event will include a day of panels and workshops presented by Media That Matters. The summit is designed to look…