International Women’s Day: Women’s Activism Of The Past And Present

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Equal Rights Amendment supporters demonstrate outside Virginia State Capitol in Richmond, Va. Virginia moved a step closer to ratifying the Equal Rights Amendment on Tuesday, Jan. 14 2020, even as the measure’s future nationally remains in doubt. A House committee approved a resolution to ratify the gender equality measure, which advocates hope will become the next amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Steve Helber/AP Photo

On the heels of International Women’s Day we look back at the female led movements throughout history. We discuss the intersectionality of international women’s movements. We also explore the similarities they share with modern women’s activism in the age of #MeToo and the surge of female political campaigns.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Jana Rose Schleis Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Kelly Wilz Guest
  • Valerie Barske Guest

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