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WINGS: Women’s International News Gathering Service is an all-woman independent radio production company that produces and distributes news and current affairs programs by and about women around the world. WINGS programs are used by non-commercial radio stations, women’s studies, and individuals. Programs can be heard on local radio stations, on shortwave, on the internet, and on cassettes. The WINGS Mailing List provides updates on stories and new information about women’s media. “Though I have been involved in women’s issues for years, I was still struck by the contrast of your broadcast to the news we are usually hearing — news reflecting male interests in a basically male world. Women’s affairs are a hidden current in the flow of world events.”– Kristin Reilly, listener, Buffalo, New YorkWINGS Mailing List:E-mail [email protected] to receive periodic e-mail updates about WINGS programs and women’s media issues.
Women’s Agenda 21 – Conclusion (Part 2) December 30, 2017 | 2:30 pm
Former US Congresswoman Bella Abzug, founder of the Women's Environment and Development Organization, convened the World Women's Congress for a Healthy Planet to bring women's united voices to the UN's Rio Earth Summit in 1992
Superheroines and Our Psyches January 6, 2018 | 2:30 pm
Batgirl and Wonder Woman have changed over time, but psychoanalyst Hilda Fernandez and interviewer Frieda Werden cling to favorite earlier versions that formed their identities. They discuss how superheroines and heroes shape the world.
Sex Worker Rights In Kenya November 18, 2017 | 2:30 pm
A loud but peaceful demonstration demanding justice for Martha, the slain 32-year-old mother of one whose murder by a client is unsolved, also provides an occasion for discussing the general abuse of rights of women who support themselves and their families by selling sexual services.
Tar Sands Devastation November 11, 2017 | 2:30 pm
Even with the price of crude oil low, there are still companies investing in and working the vast bitumen mines in Alberta, and building pipelines to refining and shipping points. The local devastation is massive and the effects on local and global environment worse.
Climate Radio on Women – Community media coverage from the Marrakech Climate Summit October 21, 2017 | 2:30 pm
November 7, 2016, the 22nd Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change began. By day 2 it was clear that the US would not try to lead in climate mitigation and adaptation - that it was up to grassroots people and their allies. This program features the reporting of Laila Ndagire from community radio Mama FM in Uganda, who presented live and pre-produced content for the conference's Climate Radio station.