women's rights http://wamc.org en Paul Elisha: Corporations And The Human Voice http://wamc.org/post/paul-elisha-corporations-and-human-voice <p>From the time of the American colonies’ declaration of independence from the Monarch-led Empire of Great Britain (on July 4, 1776), to the establishment of a democratic republic, with its first President, a Congress, Senate, unfinished draft of an as yet incomplete and un-adopted Constitution, nearly two decades would elapse. Still, their absolute belief in the certitude of their enterprise induced them to announce it to a then uninitiated assortment of nations. Tue, 01 Jul 2014 16:45:00 +0000 Paul Elisha 93858 at http://wamc.org "Women of Influence in Politics: A Panel Discussion" at Russell Sage http://wamc.org/post/women-influence-politics-panel-discussion-russell-sage <p>"Women in Politics" will be the focus Friday at Russell Sage College as the school welcomes three prominent female legislators from both parties to a public forum.</p> Thu, 12 Sep 2013 22:32:00 +0000 Dave Lucas 73487 at http://wamc.org "Women of Influence in Politics: A Panel Discussion" at Russell Sage NYS Resolution Honors Women's Suffrage Wagon http://wamc.org/post/nys-resolution-honors-womens-suffrage-wagon <p>An elected official in the Hudson Valley is behind a movement to put New York front and center of the women’s suffrage centennial in 2020. For starters, she has worked to ensure that New York has a new day to commemorate, in just a few weeks.</p><p>The state Senate and Assembly Tuesday adopted a resolution, calling on the governor to proclaim July 1 this year as the “Spirit of 1776” Wagon Day in the State of New York. Here’s Susan Zimet, founder of Votes for Women 2020, the non-profit organization planning suffrage centennial events in 2017 and 2020. &nbsp;</p> Wed, 19 Jun 2013 17:47:18 +0000 Allison Dunne 67406 at http://wamc.org NYS Resolution Honors Women's Suffrage Wagon "From Cape Town to Kabul: Rethinking Strategies for Pursuing Women’s Human Rights" http://wamc.org/post/cape-town-kabul-rethinking-strategies-pursuing-women-s-human-rights <p></p><p>Albany Law School President and Dean Penelope Andrews is the author of the new book <em>From Cape Town to Kabul: Rethinking Strategies for Pursuing Women’s Human Rights</em>, which advances a new approach to pursuing human rights for women in developing democracies.</p><p></p><p> Wed, 09 Jan 2013 15:10:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 55361 at http://wamc.org "From Cape Town to Kabul: Rethinking Strategies for Pursuing Women’s Human Rights" The Good Girls Revolt: How the Women of Newsweek Sued their Bosses and Changed the Workplace http://wamc.org/post/good-girls-revolt-how-women-newsweek-sued-their-bosses-and-changed-workplace <p>In the 1960s, Lynn Povich worked at Newsweek — where she became part of a revolution. At that time, women were hired to deliver mail, clip newspapers, and, if they were lucky, became researchers or fact checkers. All of the writers and reporters were men.<br> Fri, 21 Sep 2012 13:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 48408 at http://wamc.org The Good Girls Revolt: How the Women of Newsweek Sued their Bosses and Changed the Workplace