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Caption: Host Martha Burk
The Royal and Ancient Golf Club in St. Andrews, Scotland, votes September 18 on whether to admit women. If the measures passes, the club will be fi...

  • Added: Sep 05, 2014
  • Length: 02:30
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The vivacious work of jazz foremothers – Bessie Smith, Ma Rainey, Mamie Smith, and Ethel Waters – bursts from the House of Swing in this special fu...

  • Added: Aug 28, 2014
  • Length: 59:01
Caption: Shilpi Chhotray
A wide array of economic analysts are increasingly recognizing the link between economic development and gender equality. Research is showing that ...

  • Added: Aug 27, 2014
  • Length: 29:59
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Radio Curious discusses the erosion of gender equality in China with Leta Hong Fincher, the author of “Leftover Women: The Resurgence of Gender Ine...

  • Added: Aug 11, 2014
  • Length: 58:02

  • Added: Jul 22, 2014
  • Length: 59:41
Caption: An instructor at Moscow's Kulakov Center, a flagship hospital for maternity care in Russia., Credit: Julia Barton
The Russian government wants to improve its country's birthrate. One way to do that is to improve maternity care and reduce infant mortality. But n...

  • Added: Jul 14, 2014
  • Length: 04:53
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In Japan, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and a new generation of business leaders have launched a cultural shift, with many trying to increase female co...

  • Added: Jun 09, 2014
  • Length: 21:25
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The Hopi Nation in Northern Arizona is in the middle of what advocates call a domestic violence epidemic. But after years of secrecy, victims are s...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Nov 27, 2013
  • Length: 03:50
  • Purchases: 1
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NOTE: This version is specifically for TALK RADIO FORMATS. Lauren Staley fronts The Whiskey Gentry, a roots band from Atlanta that draws heavily ...

  • Added: Nov 03, 2013
  • Length: 25:09
Caption: Host Martha Burk
The 2013 Global Gender Gap Index from the World Economic Forum is out. It measures overall equality between women and men in 136 countries. Is th...

  • Added: Oct 31, 2013
  • Length: 02:30
Caption: Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins
Political opponents of the green movement have been depressingly successful not only in attacking the facts that underpin the struggle, but in knoc...

  • Added: Oct 16, 2013
  • Length: 29:30
Caption: Groks Science Radio Show
Biologists Carrie Albertin and Judit Pungor join us to discuss a strange and wonderful animal, the octopus.

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio, KPVL, and WRNC-LP


  • Added: Aug 22, 2013
  • Length: 25:57
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Dr. Sara Gottfried
Despite what women are constantly told by their doctors and society – that weight gain, sleeplessness, diminished sex drive, hair loss and wrinkles...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Apr 10, 2013
  • Length: 28:58
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Conchita Supervía
Special for Women's History Month, The Spanish Hour celebrates the contribution of Hispanic women in classical music.

Bought by KFOK-LPFM and WNMU-FM


  • Added: Mar 07, 2013
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 2
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A brutal gang rape on a New Delhi bus has sparked global outrage and national soul-searching in India. Many are calling for the death penalty for t...

  • Added: Feb 15, 2013
  • Length: 02:02
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Despite making valuable contributions to the U.S. military since the Civil War, women are still technically excluded from direct ground combat role...

  • Added: Feb 15, 2013
  • Length: 01:59
Caption: Alberta Hunter
The four blues vocalists in this hour are not well known. That certainly doesn’t mean they aren’t worthy of praise and recognition: Alberta Hunter...

Bought by WJSU and KCBX


  • Added: Jan 28, 2013
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Professor Beth E. Richie
In her new book, Professor Beth E. Richie addresses the issue of marginalized communities throughout America, and the unique risk they harbor for B...

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  • Added: Jan 28, 2013
  • Length: 28:56
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Joni Mitchell
The story of Joni Mitchell is as convoluted and compelling as her music. She eluded industry clichés, spoke and composed in philosophical twists, a...

  • Added: Dec 12, 2012
  • Length: 28:58
Caption: Dr. Handel Reynolds
Three years ago an influential panel of medical experts ignited a controversy when they recommended that most women should not begin routine mammog...

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  • Added: Oct 14, 2012
  • Length: 28:58
  • Purchases: 1
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Cindy Davis talks about life before and after Title IX in Southern Minnesota.

  • Added: Sep 05, 2012
  • Length: 04:31
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Women's votes are crucial to any candidate -- in fact, women can control any election. What are their priorities?

  • Added: Aug 07, 2012
  • Length: 28:32
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HENDERSON, Texas - An east Texas high school senior who reported being raped on campus by a fellow student in 2010 was wronged when she was punishe...

  • Added: Jun 22, 2012
  • Length: 02:43
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ST. PAUL, Minn. - Police departments in Minnesota and across the nation are seeing a connection between the sluggish economy and an increase in dom...

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  • Added: Jun 13, 2012
  • Length: 01:27
  • Purchases: 1
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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - The Paycheck Fairness Act is up for a vote in the U. S. Senate on Tuesday. The Act points out that nearly four decades after th...

  • Added: Jun 04, 2012
  • Length: 02:16