Monday, May 3, 2010

Untold Stories: Catholic and Palestinian Women Are Making Change - Monday, May 3, 2010

The Other Vatican Sex Scandal, and What Women Are Doing About It
We've heard a lot about sex abuse in the Catholic church recently, but nearly all of it has focused on abuse of boys. Are women and girls not abused in the church? And what about the courageous church women who are organizing to expose and stop it? Angela Bonavoglia, author of Good Catholic Girls: How Women Are Leading the Fight to Change the Church, talks with Women's Magazine's Kate Raphael. 14:55

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When Gandhi Is a Woman

"Where is the Palestinian Gandhi?" ask commentators from Bono to innumerable New York Times reporters. One possible answer is that she's a 15-year-old girl in a village called Budrus. The new film Budrus documents the nonviolent resistance waged by that village since 2003, and the pivotal role played by young women. Kate Raphael of KPFA Women's Magazine talks with Ronit Avni, one of the producers of this powerful and engaging film. Audio, 17:47

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Flower in her Hair
Nina Serrano interviews Ethiopian American singer-songwriter Meklit Hadero. This rich discussion also incorporates three full songs from Meklit's beautiful new CD, "On a Day Like This," just released from Porto Franco Records.  If you enjoy the music, you can buy the full album and more on her websiteDownload or Listen:

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