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Women Rising VII: International Changemakers in Politics (encore edition)

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Top: Congresswoman Barbara Lee being arrested at the Sudanese embassy. Middle: Wu Qing talking to an official about birth control and adoption. Bottom: Malalai Joya speaking in Afghanistans parliament. Sources: http://Lee.House.gov , www.humanrights.cn , www.malalaijoya.com

Top: Congresswoman Barbara Lee being arrested at the Sudanese embassy. Middle: Wu Qing talking to an official about birth control and adoption. Bottom: Malalai Joya speaking in Afghanistan's parliament. Sources: http://Lee.House.gov , www.humanrights.cn , www.malalaijoya.com

Women are gaining influence as leaders throughout the world, fighting for peace, justice, the environment and civil society. In this program we profile three courageous politicians, women who have chosen to create progressive change through government.

This Women’s Desk program is a special collaboration with the Women Rising Radio Project, Lynn Feinerman and Crown Sephira Productions.

Featuring:

United States Congresswoman Barbara Lee, 9th Congressional District of California. Wu Qing, People’s Deputy at the Beijing and District levels in China.Malalai Joya, among the first women elected to both the Loya Jirga and the WR7-2 new Parliament of Afghanistan.

Producer/Writer: Lynn Feinerman
Host: Sandina Robbins

For more information:

Congresswoman Barbara Lee - Oakland, CA & Washington, DC

Beijing Cultural Development Center for Rural Women – Beijing, China

Defend Malalai Joya


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