In a lot of ways, the advice given to young girls about clothing, hair, makeup, and relationships has changed over time. Continue reading “Popular Advice for Young Girls: Then and Now”
Hispanic Heritage Month is from September 15 – October 15. This week we honor six amazing Hispanic women who broke through the glass ceiling and pathed the way for future generations of Hispanic women and girls to follow. Continue reading “6 Hispanic Women Who Made History”
Earlier this month five women were inducted into the San Diego County Women’s Hall of Fame. Get to know the women and the work they do in their own words by watching our interviews with the 2016 Women of Hall of Fame Inductees.
Happy Fall! This wee In Jennifer Lee’s article, “Film follows 1960’s Womens lib” published Jackson Hole News and Guide talks about her process of making her film on women’s liberation and how she was inspired to develop this. Read more about the full process of her development here:
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Today we talk about how men use metaphors for women running for presidency and the meaning behind it. Read the full article by Jennifer Lee featured in the Broadside.
Why would anyone want a new car smell in a president? This is the metaphor currently being used to describe Hillary Clinton.
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This week we focus in on the political side with an article that is centered around Obama before his speech on September 10 towards the global threat from ISIS.
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Today we focus in on the violence that we see today in our day. Alot of the time when violence against women is discussed, many feminist think the focus should be on having men behave differently. Teaching women self-defense can only get someone so far. Read the full article published on the broadside here:
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Reflections on Cuban Women
In late 2003, I led a group of San Diegan women to Cuba where we joined fourteen other women on a tour organized by Global Exchange. Our purpose was to attend the International Women’s Congress at the University of Havana, where several of us presented papers, mine being on the global atrocity of human trafficking.
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Today’s article features Jennifer Lee sitting down with Miss USA 2014 to talk about the topic of one of the questions she was given during the competition. The question addressed the fact of how 19% of women in college are victims of sexual assault. This is something that is not greatly stressed or looked upon, often times it is not given much attention even though we hear about it frequently. Read the full article here published on The Broad Side.
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April 27-29, 2015
Marks 100 years since 1,336 women traveled to The Hague (Netherlands) in 1915 to stop World War 1.
Women’s Power to Stop War
During April 27 – 29, more than 900 women from 80 countries met at The Hague to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom and to use their power to stop war. In 1915, WILPF’s founding mothers braved underwater mines and submarines to join more than 1,200 women from other countries for a Congress in The Hague to protest WWI and to seek ways to create permanent peace. During both gatherings in The Hague, 100 years apart, women came together to demand peace in the world and to reject the bomb and the bullet.
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