Tag: women

July 18, 2011

Beyoncé’s Run the World (Girls)

Beyoncé’s video proves that Women, War & Peace has tapped into a zeitgeist

July 14, 2011

The U.N.’s 193rd Member

A look at what independence means to South Sudan’s women

July 1, 2011

Women, War & Peace Series Trailer

Watch the trailer for the five-part documentary series Women, War & Peace.

June 30, 2011

Driving While Female

Learning from the past, Saudi women try to steer their future

March 21, 2011

Women in the New Egypt: A Cyber-Activist’s Perspective

Women from all walks of life marched beside their male counterparts in the protests that unseated Egyptian dictator Hosni Mubarak, but have been excluded from the interim government and constitutional reform process that followed.

March 9, 2011

The Taliban Versus Women in Pakistan

Acclaimed Pakistani filmmaker and journalist Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy (Children of the Taliban) talks with us about the insidious tactics employed by the Taliban against women and children in Pakistan.

January 12, 2011

Who Are the Women Who Take Up Arms?

Why would a woman join an armed group? Tufts Professor Dyan Mazurana talks to us about how a cycle of violence is much more to blame for women’s participation in terrorist groups than poverty or ideology.

December 15, 2010

War and Gender

Professor Joshua Goldstein debunks the idea that biology hardwires men for fighting wars and women for staying on the sidelines on this week’s podcast.

July 9, 2010

Introduction: Women, War & Peace in Colombia

The War We Are Living takes viewers to Colombia, the country that has the largest number of internally displaced people in the world – an unfathomable 4 million people – most of them women and children. Learn more about Women, War & Peace‘s Colombia episode.

January 9, 2010

Learn More About Afghanistan

Links to more information about women’s rights in the country

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