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Women Rising 30: International Slavery and Human Trafficking
Mar09

Women Rising 30: International Slavery and Human Trafficking

Women Rising Radio #30 profiles women fighting slavery, trafficking and forced labor globally. Featuring: Ima Matul, with CAST LA, was trafficked to Los Angeles, was rescued by the Coalition Against Slavery and Trafficking in Los Angeles, and now heads CAST’s leadership program. Joanna Ewart-James is the executive director of WALK FREE, an online and on-the-ground network battling trafficking, forced labor, and servitude worldwide. WALK FREE is based in London. Elena Uraleva is an independent human rights monitor in her home country of Uzbekistan.  She works with WALK FREE to document forced labor and human rights abuses there. Supriya Awasthi works on children’s rights and on freeing bonded slaves in India.  She is a staff member of FREE THE SLAVES. Credits Producer: Lynn Feinerman Host: Sandina Robbins Audio Engineer: Vanessa Lowe Additional Audio: Monica Lopez, Stephanie Welch Other Staff: Meerim Ilyas, Urgent Action Fund for Women, Umida Niyazova,  Journalist, Russia More information: The Universal Declaration of Human Rights | United Nations Global Report on Trafficking in Persons Forced labour, human trafficking and...

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WOMEN RISING RADIO XXVIII: Global Community
Oct07

WOMEN RISING RADIO XXVIII: Global Community

Women Rising Radio 28 profiles global community organizers – whose work is based in their compassion and common sense, and whose organizing is making a worldwide impact. Featuring Ruth Messinger, American Jewish World Service (USA) Amber Khan, Women For Women International (USA) Zainab Salbi, Emerita, Women For Women International (USA) Martha Karnga, Executive Director, Bassa Women’s Development Association, (Liberia) Credits Host: Sandina Robbins Producer: Lynn Feinerman Audio Engineer: Stephanie Welch More Information American Jewish World Service Women for Women International BAWODA Liberia Women Rising...

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Women Rising 27: Ann Lopez on the reality of farm workers in the US and Mexico
Mar03

Women Rising 27: Ann Lopez on the reality of farm workers in the US and Mexico

Download We follow Dr. Ann Aurelia Lopez as she shows us the reality of farm workers’ lives in the United States and Mexico. Dr. Lopez founded the Center for Farmworker Families in Watsonville, California. Featuring:    Dr. Ann Aurelia Lopez, founder and director of the Center for Farmworker Families  Women farmworkers Host: Sandina Robbins Producers: Lynn Feinerman, Antonio Ortiz More information Women Rising Radio Center for Farmworker Families California Rural Legal Assistance Lettuce Wars: 10 years of work and struggle in the fields of California Farmworker Justice Monarch Services Center for Farmworker Families Full disclosure, Ann Lopez has made small donations to Making Contact over the...

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