Women in History

Vision 2020

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03/30/2011

 

Don't Let History Happen Without You... During National Women's History Month!

Join Vision 2020 and the National Constitution Center on March 30 for a celebration of women's past, present & future.

FREE Admission to the National Constitution Center for Vision 2020 Supporters from 11:00am to 2:00pm

While visiting the Constitution Center March 30, you can: 

International Women's Day Turns 100

Not often do we stop and look back at all that has been accomplished by and for women in the past 100 years. But yesterday, on the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day, we and our network partners had a chance to reflect, celebrate, and reinvigorate our determination to advance equality and equal opportunity.


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Our Opportunity for International Women’s Day

By Tiffany Dufu*

I took the helm at The White House Project at an interesting moment for women. Last week’s report from the White House, which Kate Meyer mentioned in yesterday’s post, coupled with a political, economic and social environment that is best described as extremely volatile across the globe, demonstrates how, on this International Women’s Day 2011, we are presented with a unique opportunity. 

We have the opportunity to be responsible.


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An Inventive Tribute to International Women's Day

By Teresa Bagley

Feminism shouldn't be exclusive to scholars, advocates, researchers and policy wonks. Women's issues affect all of us, and this is an excellent way to introduce knowledge to the general public, who, if given the facts, might understand, care and perhaps be moved to action. Kudos to video director, Sam Taylor-Wood, Dame Judi Dench, and the ever appealing Daniel Craig for the direct approach, straight talk, and for using their star power to deliver a meaningful message to the masses.

Originally seen here


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Passionate Politics: The Life & Work of Charlotte Bunch

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04/14/2011

Passionate Politics: The Life & Work of Charlotte Bunch

A New One-Hour Documentary by Tami Gold

This new film tells the story of Charlotte Bunch, from idealistic young civil rights organizer to lesbian activist, to internationally-recognized leaders of a campaign to put women's rights on the global human rights agenda. Charlotte has been both a product and creator of her times: every chapter in her life is a chapter in the story of the modern feminist activism, from its roots in the 1960s struggles for social justice to international campaigns against gender-based violence today.

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Translating Women's Agendas to the National Agenda in 2008

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02/21/2008

Translating Women's Agendas to the National Agenda in 2008

Thursday, February 21, 2008
3:00 - 5:15 p.m.

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Hosted by Merrill Lynch
222 Broadway, 23rd Floor, New York City

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