Monday, March 9, 2020

Notations From the Grid (Weekly Edition): On #InternationalWomensDay2020

Yesterday was International Women's Day Around the World.     In honor of that day, our team chose the following to reflect upon the power of women courtesy of the team at Global Justice Now:  
This International Women’s Day we’re celebrating the powerful women who’ve fought dictatorships, risked their lives to fight climate change and led mass movements for justice across the world.  
For the last week the women at Global Justice Now have been busy writing blogs, making videos and recording podcasts to shine light on these incredible activists. 
So here’s a round-up of just some of the activists we love, those that have made an impact on us personally and those that have made an impact on us as a society. We cannot let their contributions go unnoticed today and every day.  

1. Listen to our short 10-minute podcast about the radical roots of International Women’s Day and the women who founded it:
Listen to our podcast
2. Watch our latest video: from Arundhati Roy to Frida Kahlo, here are some of the women who inspire us:

Watch on youtube
3. Find out about the women who've defended the environment, resisted corporate power and risked their lives doing it:
Read our blog
4. As the first International Women’s Day of the new decade, here’s a look back at just a few of the women-led movements across the world challenging and toppling oppressive systems 
Read more

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