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  1. A Look Back at the Past #16Days

    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.

  2. Women and Girls Lead Takes on Violence in 16 Days

    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

  3. Pickles, Inc., Sunday on Global Voices

    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

  4. Media That Matters Presents: Women & Girls Matter

    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

  5. Watch Women, War & Peace Tonight on PBS

    October 11, 2011

    Women, War & Peace — the first installment from the Women and Girls Lead campaign — is a new five-part series challenging the conventional wisdom that war and peace are men’s domain. The program premieres tonight at 10pm on PBS (check local listings). The vast majority of today’s conflicts are not fought by nation states and their armies, but rather