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Political Art in the Female Form
Featured Community Voice: Anahi DeCanio Anahi DeCanio uses collage and the female form to encourage her audience to piece together the political questions of the day...
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Women Working for Women
Featured Community Voice: María María Acha Visual artist María María Acha  is taking the issue of gender equality to the streets of Mexico...
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Political Dreams for Women
Featured Community Voice: Antigone Magazine Riding the wave of the "PostSecret" phenomenon, a trend that has individuals exposing their burning secrets anonymously via the Internet or through postal mail, Canada-based feminist magazine Antigone Magazine is encouraging people to put their inner-most feminist thoughts on postcards...
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Films on Democracy
Here is a selection of must-see films made by women about democracy in the United Kingdom, Middle East, Argentina, Guyana and Tibet. For a more comprehensive list of films about Women, Power and Politics, see our film list.
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Why Vote?
Featured Community Voice: Susan Griffin As a poet, essayist, playwright and screenwriter, Susan Griffin's prolific writing on women and society has earned her a place in feminism's Hall of Fame and among the finalists for a Pulitzer Prize. She employs an innovative style to talk about real issues that affect women such as environmental destruction, racism, war, and democracy...
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Prepping Women for the White House
Nearly 100 years after universal suffrage, U.S. women have yet to hold the highest office in the land. Currently, they make up 18 percent of governors, 16 percent of senators and 16 percent of representatives...
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LIVE! from South Africa: Blog Entry 3
For two weeks in November 2008, Women, Power and Politics Curator Masum Momaya blogged from Cape Town, South Africa, where she met with hundreds of women artists, activists and advocates from all over the world...
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Victoria Woodhull
In 1872, women were not allowed to vote. But that didn't stop activist, businesswoman and spiritualist Victoria Woodhull from running for president. She nominated Frederic Douglass, a former slave, as her running mate.
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A Struggle within a Struggle
Women hold a record number of powerful positions in Mexico's Zapatista Army of National Liberation (EZLN). One such high-ranking woman is Comandanta Esther, seen to the left in a mural painting. Like all those involved in the Zapatista struggle, she obscures her face with a mask. The Zapatistas take their name from Emiliano Zapata, a leader of Mexico's 1910 revolution...
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This Opportunity Brought To You By Feminism
I’ve written a great deal about how the historic election in the U.S...
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