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| March 12, 2015
Asia Pacific Currents

International Women's Day and Bangladesh garment workers

March 10, 2015
| Regional labour updates and International Women's Day with a focus on Bangladesh garment workers.
Length: 30:11 minutes (13.82 MB)
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ReGirling the Girl: A phenomenal feminist dance

Photo credit: Lisa Sandlos

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"Penis points" is a phrase I never would have encountered if it weren't for my interview with choreographer Lisa Sandlos, whose latest work explores how girls are socially constructed.

Sandlos is creating a production using research with young dancers for her PhD dissertation in Gender, Feminist and Women's Studies at York University. She told me it's a common phrase in the competitive dance studio world.

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Redeye

Women in mariachi music

February 26, 2015
| Traditional mariachi musicians wear black suits with silver buttons down the pant legs and they're all men. But women have been involved in mariachi music for decades.
Length: 15:20 minutes (14.04 MB)
WINGS

WINGS #39-14: Feminist Lens Chicago

January 20, 2015
| This feminist viewpoint program based on a live on-stage event discusses the U.S. Supreme Court's decision that religious rights of corporations trump reproductive rights of women.
Length: 28:58 minutes (39.79 MB)
| January 16, 2015
WINGS

Interview with Elena Skoko, author of 'Memoirs of a Singing Birth'

January 12, 2015
| Frieda Werden interviews Elena Skoko, author of Memoirs of a Singing Birth and activist for rights and dignity of mothers and babies in birth.
Length: 30:14 minutes (27.69 MB)
Redeye

A feminist view of the revolution in Ukraine

December 5, 2014
| Marusya Borciurkiw is a Canadian filmmaker of Ukrainian descent. She traveled to Kyiv at the end of April to direct a documentary about activists in Ukraine during and after the Euromaidan revolution.
Length: 19:38 minutes (17.98 MB)
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| December 5, 2014

Long Live Occupy: How gender justice became part of the Occupy movement

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On a warm spring day in May of 2012, some 300 people, mostly women, gathered in Washington Square Park, Manhattan, to hold the First Feminist General Assembly.

At the time, a mere two and a half years ago, the Assembly movement was relatively new to North America, so this was truly an historic moment. It was also significant because that year May 17th was the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia, and the date marked the 181st anniversary of the first Women’s Anti-Slavery Convention in 1831.

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