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An Update from La Toma

11/1/2011
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With sky-rocketing gold prices, gold fever has hit Colombia, a country rich in mineral deposits, and a torrent of mining companies is sweeping across the country. But many of the areas they want to mine are the same ones where traditional miners have been mining for generations.

Duration: 00:09:23


The Women of Srebrenica

10/10/2011
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In this week's podcast, Executive Producer Pamela Hogan speaks with Selma Leydesdorff, who just released a collection of oral histories from women who survived the massacre.

Duration: 00:07:26


In Congo, No Words to Describe the Atrocities

9/13/2011
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When Congolese journalist Chouchou Namegabe first started reporting on sexual abuse in her country, the language didn't even have a word for "rape."

Duration: 00:07:32


In Egypt, A Revolution of the Mind

9/6/2011
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In this week's podcast, Mona Eltahawy says Egyptians need to change the way they think about women's role in society

Duration: 00:08:51


Gloria Steinem on the Use of Rape as a Weapon

8/16/2011
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As reports of Qaddafi soldiers raping women emerge from Libya, we talk to feminist Gloria Steinem about the root causes of sexual violence against women in times of conflict.

Duration: 00:08:00


Sheryl WuDunn on The Greatest Moral Challenge of the Century

8/10/2011
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In this week's podcast, we speak to Sheryl WuDunn about the experiences that have turned her from detached journalist to impassioned champion for women and girls. Sheryl Wu Dunn’s latest book is Half The Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women Worldwide. She co-wrote it with her husband, New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof. The two will appear in a film based on the book that is being produced as part of ITVS's Women and Girls Lead initiative, of which Women, War & Peace...

Duration: 00:09:23


Do Women See Things That Men Don’t? An Interview with Wendy Lobwein

8/2/2011
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Imagine you're a young woman from a small village in Bosnia. You've witnessed horrors most people could never even imagine, and you've been asked to fly half way across the continent to testify before an international court. You may need some convincing, and certainly coaching.

Duration: 00:11:37


Is the U.S. Troop Withdrawal Bad for Afghan Women? An interview with Gayle

7/26/2011
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In Afghanistan, there are fears that the pending U.S. withdrawal of troops will leave a vacuum for the Taliban to regain control. This could have potentially catastrophic results for many civilians in Afghanistan, especially women and girls.

The Taliban Versus Women in Pakistan

3/9/2011
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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.