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Mother: Caring for 7 Billion

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"Mother, the film, breaks a 40-year taboo by bringing to light an issue that silently fuels our largest environmental, humanitarian and social crises - population growth. Since the 1960s the world population has nearly doubled, adding more than 3 billion people. At the same time, talking about population has become politically incorrect because of the sensitivity of the issues surrounding the topic- religion, economics, family planning, and gender inequality. The film illustrates both the over consumption and the inequity side of the population issue by following Beth, a mother, a child-rights activist, and the last sibling of a large American family of twelve, as she discovers the thorny complexities of the population dilemma and highlights a different path to solve it" -- IMDb website.
DVD
2013
Clemons (Stacks)
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No Más Bebés =: No More Babies

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"The story of Mexican immigrant women who were pushed into sterilization while giving birth at L.A. County hospital during the 1970s. Alongside intrepid young Chicana/o lawyers and a whistle-blowing doctor, the mothers stood up to powerful institutions in the name of justice"--Container.
DVD
2015
Clemons (Stacks)
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Vogliamo Anche le Rose

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A documentary which aims to portray the deep change brought on by the sexual revolution and the feminist movement in Italy during the 1960s and 1970s.
DVD
2008
Clemons (Stacks)
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Passionate Politics: The Life and Work of Charlotte Bunch

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Brings Charlotte Bunch's story to life, from idealistic young civil rights organizer, to lesbian feminist activist to internationally recognized leader. Charlotte's story is told by women from Asia, Africa, South America and the Caribbean who have worked with her to put women's rights on the global human rights agenda. Interwoven throughout the film are excerpts from Charlotte's personal letters that illuminate her determination to create a more just world.
DVD
2011
Clemons (Stacks)
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Beyond Beijing

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From August 30 to September 15, 1995 two parallel events took place in China: the NGO (Non-governmental organization) Forum on Women in Huairou, and the United Nations Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing. This film looks at the Conference's attempts to complete the platform document, at the various workshops held, and particularly at the individual NGO Forum projects, such as 'Women weaving the world together'.
VHS
1996
Ivy (By Request)
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Shackled Women

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Program assesses second- and third-world abuses of women's rights by the male establishment and examines how female collaboration sometimes contributes to their perpetuation.
VHS
1999
Ivy (By Request)
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Miriam's Daughters Celebrate

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Discusses the changing roles of Jewish women and their demand for equal rights and participation in Jewish rituals and ceremonies.
VHS
1986
Ivy (By Request)
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Women, a True Story

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Reveals the heart, mind, and soul of half of the world's human population--women. In each program, women from around the world tell their personal stories and discuss the burning issues facing all women today.
VHS
1997
Ivy (By Request)
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When God Was a Girl [electronic resource]

Travelling across the Mediterranean and Near East to some of the world's oldest sacred places, in this program Bettany Hughes finds evidence that women were part of the very birth of organized religion. Hughes studies Minoan snake goddess figurines and female representations at sites throughout Turkey, and explains how societal changes saw the worship of Zeus and other male gods begin to diminish reverence for the feminine divine. Hughes also attends a Durga festival in India and learns what this goddess means to her devotees.
Online
2012
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TEDTalks [electronic resource]: Leymah Gbowee - Unlock the Intelligence, Passion, and Greatness of Girls

Nobel Peace Prize winner Leymah Gbowee has two powerful stories to tell: of her own life's transformation, and of the untapped potential of girls around the world. Can we transform the world by unlocking the greatness of girls? Leymah Gbowee is a peace activist in Liberia who led a women's movement that was pivotal to ending the Second Liberian Civil War in 2003.
Online
2012
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How Women Won the Vote [electronic resource]

Australia was the fist country in the world to grant full political rights to women. In this film, historian Dr. Clare Wright traces the fight for women's suffrage in Australia. Years ahead of Britain and the U.S., some Australian women were voting as early as 1838 but the struggle to bring the vote to all women in the country was long and hard. Learn more about this little known story in the history of democracy.
Online
2011
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Women in Islam [electronic resource]

Throughout the Islamic world, growing numbers of women are demanding education and equal opportunities-a stance that sometimes places them in conflict with their societies. In this episode, we look at the experiences of Muslim women in Turkey, where the traditional headscarf has become a symbol of the country's struggle between the forces of secularism and religion. In Israel, activists are fighting to stop honor killings in the country's Muslim communities. And in Toronto, a developer has created an entire Muslim suburb in an effort to merge traditional Islam with contemporary Canadian society.
Online
2009
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Spirit Women [electronic resource]: Thailand

High in the mountains of northern Thailand, Meeh Neh and her fellow spirit women of the Akha hill tribe struggle to preserve their religion and culture. The Thai government, allied with missionaries of the Chinese Baptist Church, is determined to move the Akha out of their ancestral homes into the valley below-thereby separating them from their old ways, including their traditional faith. This means spiritual death for the tribe. As their link with the past dwindles, many Akha are reduced to begging and prostitution.
Online
2009
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TEDTalks [electronic resource]: Dalia Mogahed - the Attitudes That Sparked Arab Spring

In this TEDTalk, pollster Dalia Mogahed shares surprising data on Egyptian people's attitudes and hopes before the Arab Spring - with a special focus on the role of women in sparking change. Mogahed is the director of the Gallup Center for Muslim Studies.
Online
2012
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Invisible War Shines Light on Rape in the Military [electronic resource]

According to the Department of Veterans Affairs, up to 30 percent of women in the military have been raped or sexually assaulted while serving. This ABC News report highlights the Oscar-nominated documentary The Invisible War, and discusses the response of the military. Victims talk about how they were punished but the predators went free, and how the military sees rape as an occupational hazard.
Online
2013
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TEDTalks [electronic resource]: Award-Winning Teenage Science in Action

In 2011 three young women swept the top prizes of the first Google Science Fair. In this TEDTalk, Lauren Hodge, Shree Bose, and Naomi Shah describe their extraordinary projects - and their route to a passion for science.
Online
2012
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Women in the Combat Zone [electronic resource]

In places where the military grapples with insurgents, servicewomen and servicemen alike face the very real risk of injury or sudden death by ambush, booby trap, or sniper fire. In this ABC News program, correspondent Deborah Amos reports on the experiences of U.S. servicewomen in Iraq and how, by their ever-growing presence in the armed forces, they are reshaping the historically male military establishment.
Online
2004
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A&E Classroom: Helen Keller - the World I See [electronic resource]

Deaf, blind, and mute, Helen Keller fought an incredibly courageous battle to communicate with the external world. This inspiring video tells her life story.
Online
1996