Capitalism, Imperialism, Feminism: Monique Wilson & Agnes Pareyio

A special show dedicated to International Women's Day, featuring two leaders of the global women's movement.

Monique Wilson played the lead in the hit musical Ms. Saigon, she's now the Director of International Affairs of the Gabriela Women's Party, a national alliance of grassroots women's organizations in the Philippines. Monique is also director of the One Billion Rising campaign.

Agnes Pareyio was named the United Nations in Kenya Person of the Year in 2005. She is the founder and director of two safe houses for girls in Kenya, established for young women and girls fleeing Female Genital Mutilation and early marriage. She has also been a candidate for Kenyan Parliament.


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Women Lead On Screen: Helen Clark & Gaylene Preston

More from Women's History Month: women's leadership on the screen, in the streets, and on the world stage. This week, we speak with New Zealand's former prime minister, Helen Clark and filmmaker Gaylene Preston regarding their documentary about Clark's foiled bid to become the United Nation's first female Secretary General. Then, we stop by the Athena Film Festival to find out why representation remains to important to leadership behind and in front of the camera.

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Laura Flanders Show

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