Citations with the tag: WOMEN political activists

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  • Pulling the Grass Up by Its Roots.
    Hudson, Mike // Progressive; Aug88, Vol. 52 Issue 8, p11 

    Focuses on Halifax, Virginia-based black woman Cora Tucker's fight against backroom politics, voting discrimination and uranium mining. Founding of the Citizens for Better America; Challenges faced by Tucker; Negative reaction of blacks and whites on the actions taken Tucker.

  • Bethesda woman elected chair of JCPA.
    Hudson, Mike // Washington Jewish Week; 3/13/2014, Vol. 50 Issue 11, p7 

    The article reports that Susan Turnbull, an activist for Jewish causes and the Democratic Party, has been elected chair of the Jewish Council for Public Affairs (JCPA) in Atlanta, Georgia in March 2014.

  • The white woman from hell.
    Vollers, Maryanne // Esquire; Jul95, Vol. 124 Issue 1, p50 

    Profiles American right-wing activist Linda Thompson. Thompson's anti-government stance; Views on the US Central Intelligence Agency's involvement in the Oklahoma City, Okla., bombing of a federal building; Relationship with the militia movement.

  • Rahila Gupta.
    Vollers, Maryanne // Women of Substance: Profiles of Asian Women in the UK; 1997, p60 

    A biography of journalist and political activity Rahila Gupta is presented. Born in 1956 in London, she completed her Bachelor of Arts (BA) in English Literature and French at Bombay University. She continued her education at the University of Westminster and obtained a M. Phil in English Drama....

  • Pioneer Activist Undergoes Operation.
    Vollers, Maryanne // Hispanic; Dec2000, Vol. 13 Issue 12, p12 

    Reports that labor pioneer activist, Dolores C. Huerta underwent surgery to correct a rare intestinal disorder. Award received by Huerta for her works.

    WILLOW, ANNA J.; KEEFER, SAMANTHA // Journal of Research in Gender Studies; 2015, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p93 

    Situated in the emerging social movement context of Ohio's shale energy opposition, this article considers how women's motives for grassroots environmental engagement simultaneously reflect and direct ongoing transitions in gendered expectations and identities. Drawing on in-depth ethnographic...

  • Death of Jackie Schmid Shocks Community.
    Eagle, Am-Pol // Polish American Journal; Aug2012, Vol. 101 Issue 8, p9 

    An obituary for political activist Jacquelyn A. Schmid is presented.

  • Whither Women?
    Wahid, Samina // Southasia; Oct2015, Vol. 19 Issue 10, p54 

    The article reports on the argument of women activists in Nepal regarding the proposed charter that will curtail their rights to citizenship and property wherein among their objections include the abridgment of reproductive rights, denial of property and inheritance rights to women.

    Wahid, Samina // Human Resource Planning; 2006, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p3 

    The article presents a list of platinum, gold, and silver sponsors of "Human Resource Planning" journal. Platinum sponsors include AON Consulting, Kenexa, Lee Hecht Harrison, Lominger Limited, Personnel Decisions International, and Watson Wyatt Worldwide. Gold sponsors include EDS. Among the...

  • Sheehan, Cindy.
    N. W. M. // Current Biography; May2007, Vol. 68 Issue 5, p76 

    A biography of writer and political activist Cindy Sheehan is presented. She was born Cindy Lee Miller on July 10, 1957. She married Patrick Sheehan on April 30, 1977. Sheehan protested in Washington D.C. during the January 2005 presidential inauguration of George W. Bush. She spoke at the...

  • Women with a Cause (Book Review).
    Ladd, Charlotte // School Library Journal; Dec75, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p56 

    Reviews the book 'Women with a Cause,' edited by Bennett Wayne.

  • New York Women's Agenda hosts 1999 Star Awards.
    Delaney, Yvonne // New York Amsterdam News; 12/23/99, Vol. 90 Issue 52, p9 

    Reports on the annual Star Breakfast hosted by the New York Women's Agenda in New York, New York. Businesswomen, female activists and women celebrities who graced the event.

    Delaney, Yvonne // Windy City Times; 1/9/2013, Vol. 28 Issue 14, p1 

    An image of a woman participating at a marriage-equality rally in Chicago, Illinos on January 5, 2013 is presented.

  • My afternoon with Rosa Parks.
    Harris, Rick // Bay Windows; 10/27/2005, Vol. 23 Issue 45, p1 

    This article recalls an experience spending an afternoon with African American activist Rosa Parks. Parks was supposed to attend a conference later that day where she was to be given an award so until then, she had nothing to do. During the 1960s, Parks was well known throughout the African...

  • Two Poems.
    BUCK, MARILYN // Monthly Review: An Independent Socialist Magazine; Oct2010, Vol. 62 Issue 5, p49 

    The article introduces two poems by U.S. convict and social activist Marilyn Buck, discussing her life of activism on behalf of the Black Panthers and other radical groups, and her education and publications in prison before her early release in 2010, shortly before her death from cancer.

  • Women Lead Latin America's Growing Anti-Militarization Movements.
    Carlsen, Laura // Foreign Policy in Focus; 2/ 4/2011, p5 

    The article deals with the growing activism of women in anti-militarization movements in Latin America. It explains that the commitment of women against militarization was prompted by their belief in peace and democracy and not because they have a stronger biological link to life that causes...

  • 2000 Annual Cumulative Index.
    Carlsen, Laura // Congressional Digest; 2000, Issue Cum. Index, p3 

    Profiles American woman journalist, political activist and suffragette, Alice Gram Robinson, a founder of the Women's National Press Club in Washington D.C. and the 'Congressional Digest, The Pro & Con Monthly,' a magazine aimed at educating citizens by presenting in facing columns, the pros and...

    Bacchetta, Paola // Journal of Women's History; Winter99, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p125 

    Explores modes in which women militants from a Hindu nationalist organization, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), in India have used Hindu nationalist discourse to produce themselves as political agents. Comparison of the personal narratives of Hindu nationalist women militants to the official...

  • Violence against Women and Women Human Rights Defenders in Mexico and Central America.
    Bacchetta, Paola // Foreign Policy in Focus; 10/23/2011, p1 

    The article states that conversation with women activists and lawyers will provide insights about the nature of violence that women face, how women are organization for their own safety and movements, and how the public can better support their political work.

  • Building a movement for all children.
    Bacchetta, Paola // National Catholic Reporter; 6/1/2001, Vol. 37 Issue 31, p28 

    Editorial. Comments on the launching of legislative initiative for poor children by civil rights and child activist Marian Wright Edelman in the U.S. Transformation of the power of civil rights; Protection of child and family; Ignition of nationwide moral indignation.

  • Interest Groups.
    Sangillo, Gregg // National Journal; 10/28/2006, Vol. 38 Issue 43, p68 

    The article reports that Allison Herwitt, the chief lobbyist for the National Abortion and Reproductive Rights Action League (NARAL) Pro-Choice America, has signed on as legislative director with the Human Rights Campaign, a leading gay-rights organization. She spent 11 years with NARAL and was...

    Berger, Barbara; Segall, Ann // Clinical Social Work Journal; Spring2003, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p81 

    Irmgard Wessel is a unique woman whose quiet, hard-working way generates ideals that are inspirational. With little fanfare, Irm's work has had a major impact in the field of clinical social work and clinical social work education. As each of us is inspired and encouraged by the knowledge of...

  • Filipina Activist Fights Repression.
    Jiji, Jessica; Bernstein, Dennis // Progressive; Apr89, Vol. 53 Issue 4, p14 

    Describes the involvement of Filipina activist, Zenaida Uy who is a general secretary of the social-justice organization, Bayan in documenting the negative social impact of U.S. military bases in the Philippines. Indications of the prevalence of prostitution, spread of AIDS and the ill...

  • To the top.
    Crawford, Craig // National Journal; 9/12/98, Vol. 30 Issue 37, p2126 

    Summarizes the plans of the White House Project, a private organization of women activists who promote the idea of female president in the United States. Editorial of `The Philadelphia Inquirer' on the plan; Goal of the project.

  • The Mothers' Land.
    Sautter, Ursula // Time International (South Pacific Edition); 5/7/2001, Issue 18, p49 

    Discusses the increasing amount of German women involved in neo-Nazi related activities. How many of them are responsible for xenophobic crimes; Reasons for their interest in far-right organizations; Belief that the increase in women activists may be dangerous.

  • Real Women of Texas.
    Moser, Bob // Texas Observer: A Journal of Free Voices; 9/18/2009, Vol. 101 Issue 18, p4 

    The author reflects on the history of political women activists in Texas. The author notes that women political activists in the country have already done progressive success. He also mentions several women political activists including Ruth Pennebaker, progressive legend Sarah Weddington and...

  • Hard-Left Heartthrob.
    Margolis, Mac // Newsweek (Pacific Edition); 10/10/2011, Vol. 158 Issue 15, p10 

    The article presents a brief profile of Chilean undergraduate student Camila Amaranta Vallejo Dowling. The lady was known for turning a campus quarrel over high-priced education into a national political revolt that disturbed Chilean nation and inspired Latin youth. Dowling has been labeled by a...

  • Consciousness of Self and Consciousness of Sex in Antebellum Feminism.
    Matthews, Jean V. // Journal of Women's History; Spring93, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p61 

    Discusses the upsurge in women's activism in antebellum America. Development of a major philosophical fault line between equality and difference; Ways that different women experienced and defined the self; Importance of the maintenance of boundaries between 'feminine' and 'masculine' during the...

  • Age cannot wither her.
    Lancaster, Pat // Middle East; May2009, Issue 400, p73 

    The article profiles El Saadawi, an author and political activist. Saadawi's books, including "The Circling Song," "Searching," and "A Daughter of Isis," were reissued. She was exiled by the Egyptian government at several times in her career as a doctor, writer and political activist. It is...

  • Uniunea Femeilor Antifasciste din România. Filialele Satu Mare ÅŸi Baia Mare (1945-1947).
    Tőkőlyi, Robert C. // Revista Arhivei Maramuresene; 2011, Issue 4, p228 

    In the irst number of this journal we published an article about the activity of the Maramures branch of the Romanian Antifascist Women Union during the 1946 year. This year, the article it's dedicated to the Satu Mare and Baia Mare branches of the same organization. The documents, preserved at...

  • Pakistan Child Activist Facing 'Critical' 36-48 Hours.
    Tőkőlyi, Robert C. // Moderate Voice; 10/12/2012, p11 

    The article reports on the critical state of Malala Yousafzai, a 14-year-old activist in Pakistan who campaigned for the right to an education and shot in the head by the Taliban.

  • All together now.
    McGUIRK, SIOBHAN // Red Pepper Magazine; Aug/Sep2010, Issue 173, p32 

    The article discusses the need for a feminist fight against the budget cuts in Great Britain that includes a vision of action and social and justice. At the Crossroads Women's Centre in Hackney, space and resources are shared by various groups while promoting the principle that equality is...

    McGUIRK, SIOBHAN // Junior Scholastic; 2/9/2004, Vol. 106 Issue 12, p14 

    Focuses on the political woman activist, Alice Paul.

  • Despite Verdict in "Virginity Test" Trial, Egypt's Samira Ibrahim Keeps on Fighting.
    Mayton, Joseph // Washington Report on Middle East Affairs; May2012, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p44 

    The article reports on the acquittal of the doctor who ordered Egyptian political activist Samira Ibrahim and other girls to undergo a virginity test. It is noted that the acquittal reflects the authoritarian power of the Egyptian military junta. The case of Ibrahim and the other young women...

    Ma, Lybi; Becker, Anne; Epstein, Robert; Williams, Jason // Psychology Today; May/Jun2003, Vol. 36 Issue 3, p28 

    Profiles actress and activist Susan Sarandon. Range of issues or causes addressed by Sarandon; Negative reactions to her activism; Origin of her brand of activism. INSET: DO YOU HECKLE OR HIDE?.

  • When You Can't Go Home Again—or—How I Became an Anti-Occupation Activist.
    Ben-Ari, Nirit // Bridges: A Jewish Feminist Journal; 2003, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p64 

    This article recounts an author's experience on her transformation into an Israeli anti-occupation activist. Initiatives to support an action for justice for Palestinians; Details on the life changing experience from a military woman into a political activist; Reason for integrating into the...

  • Wangari Maathai: a tragic loss.
    Styles, Ruth // Ecologist; Oct2011, Vol. 40 Issue 28, p2 

    The article presents an obituary for Kenyan environmental and political activist Wangari Maathai.

    Styles, Ruth // Forensic Examiner; Fall2009, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p72 

    The article reports that Brigitte Gabriel, prominent speaker, writer and activist will be a keynote speaker at the 2009 national conference at the American College of Forensic Examiners Institute in Las Vegas, Nevada. It states that she grew up as a Christian in Lebanon, experienced terrorism...

  • New ERA Strategy.
    Styles, Ruth // Lesbian Tide; Jan/Feb79, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p18 

    This article announces that the National Organization for Women (NOW) has extended its state of emergency on the ERA in order to concentrate its resources on getting more states to ratify the Amendment by the June 1982 deadline. The political analysis of unratified states being undertaken by...

  • Activist Judy Shepard coming back to Chicago.
    Nunn, Jerry // Windy City Times; 3/7/2012, Vol. 27 Issue 22, p8 

    An interview with U.S. LGBT rights activist Judy Shepard about her return to Chicago, Illinois, the play "The Laramie Project: Ten Years Later," and her involvement on the marriage-equality front, is presented.

  • Activist dies in wreck.
    Nunn, Jerry // Ellis County Press; 6/12/2014, Vol. 23 Issue 10, p1 

    The article announces the death of American activist Grace Garcia after a six-vehicle accident on the Interstate 35E near the 397 exit in Waxahachie, Texas on June 2, 2014.

  • Potemkin Peace Walks.
    Nunn, Jerry // National Review; 8/6/1982, Vol. 34 Issue 15, p937 

    This article presents information on the response of the Soviet Union to the peace walk by Scandinavian women. Three hundred Scandinavian women were "walking for peace" from Stockholm to Moscow. The Soviets wanted to censor the posters the demonstrators would carry. They cannot carry the poster...

    Forman, Gayle // Marie Claire (US Edition); Mar2002, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p168 

    Profiles five Afghan women activists helping to rebuild the Afghanistan government. Career highlights of Sima Samar; Accomplishments of Amena Safi Afzali; Political activities of Fatana Gailani.

  • A Partner's Support.
    Sneed, Meg // Echo Magazine; 3/15/2012, Vol. 23 Issue 13, p66 

    The article presents the author's insights on the support of her female partner to her profession as an activist. The author says that she had found a lover that stands by her side in every situation she is in. She states that the support of her partner made her strong, a better activist and...

  • Shot Pakistani girl shows improvement: military.
    Sneed, Meg // Moderate Voice; 10/13/2012, p13 

    The article reports that Malala Yousafzai, a 14-year-old Pakistani activist who campaigned for the right to an education and has been shot by the Taliban showed signs of improvement by moving her limbs in October 2012.

  • HOWLING at the moon.
    Virginia; Niamh; Olivia; Zeeta; Madi // New Moon Girls; May/Jun2010, Vol. 17 Issue 5, p31 

    Several personal narrative are presented which explores the authors' experiences including the participation of camp about suffragettes, activities in gym class and acquiring a yellow belt in karate.

  • BORTKEVIÄŒIENÄ–, Felicija (1873-1945).
    Jurėnienė, Virginija // Biographical Dictionary of Women's Movements & Feminisms: Centra; 2006, p70 

    A biography of Lithuanian journalist and public activist Felicija P. Bortkevičienė is presented. She was born on September 1, 1873, studied at Kaunas Girls' Gymnasium and Vilnius Girls' Gymnasium, and attended illegal courses in history and French at the Flying University in Warsaw,...

  • BUDZIŃSKA-TYLICKA, Justyna (1867-1936).
    Sierakowska, Katarzyna // Biographical Dictionary of Women's Movements & Feminisms: Centra; 2006, p80 

    A biography of Polish physician, feminist, social and political activist Justyna Budzińska-Tylicka is presented. She was born on September 12, 1867 and was sent to a girls' boarding school in Warsaw. She married Stanisław Tylicki in 1894 and had a son, and became a doctor of medicine in...

  • KUSKOVA, Ekaterina Dmitrievna (born Esipova) (1869-1958).
    Norton, Barbara T. // Biographical Dictionary of Women's Movements & Feminisms: Centra; 2006, p278 

    A biography of Ekaterina Dmitrievna Kuskova, a Russian journalist, editor and publisher, independent Marxist and feminist political activist, is presented. She was born in Ufa on December 8, 1869, and graduated from the Mariinskii secondary school for girls in Saratov in 1885. She fought against...

  • NÄ‚DEJDE, Sofia (1856-1946).
    Mihăilescu, Ştefania // Biographical Dictionary of Women's Movements & Feminisms: Centra; 2006, p360 

    A biography of Sofia Băncilă Nădejde, Romanian writer, publicist, editor, translator and women's rights activist, is presented. She was born to Vasile Băncilă Gheorghiu and Puheria-Profira Neculce in Botoşani, northern Moldavia in 1856. Between 1893 and 1899, she married...

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