International Women's Day (March 8th) is a global day celebrating the economic, political and social achievements of women past, present and future. International Women's Day honors the work of the suffragettes, feminists, and pioneers who have fought for gender equality.
The first International Women's Day event was run in 1911, based on suffragettes campaigning for women's right to vote.
Emma Lugo of KBOO Community Radio talks with Rachel Wallis a quilting
instructor at Coffee Creek correctional facility, about classes she and other
volunteers have been holding for incarcerated women in Wilsonville, Oregon.
This interview was originally aired as a part of ...
It's Asian femme time! Tabitha and Jenna hang out. They try out double eye
lid tape and talk about all the things they talk about when they're hanging
out off air like dating, music, whiteness, and east Asian American topics.
Rebroadcast of a show that aired in September 20...
The Women's International News Gathering Service brings us a special Angela
Davis's talk to the Birkbeck School of Law, University of London, "Freedom Is
a Constant Struggle: Closures and Continuities."
Host Jenna Yokoyama talks with Commissioner Joann Hardesty about her
experience of being a woman on city council. They talk about what has
surprised her, what her journey in politics has been like, and feeling the
impact of being the first Black woman on Portland's city cou...
Jan Haaken talks with feminist activists about the International Women's
Strike (with Portland events starting 4pm 3/8 in 'Pioneer' Courthouse
Square), and particularly about one of the strike demands: Reproductive
Justice. Guests include organizers from the Internati...