100 Women 2016: A year of street campaigns- VIDEO
"Millions have taken to the streets and to social media to campaign for women's issues this year.
What is behind the trend? Philippa Thomas finds out as part of the BBC's 100 Women season." (BBC)
Being Born A Girl - International Women's Day
"All throughout their lives, women and girls must face various types of discrimination that greatly compromise their future prospects. During this International Women’s Rights Day, FIDH will be highlighting this sad fact in a video. FIDH reminds us that the struggle is not just for a day, and calls for actions to continue daily so that women’s rights can progress." (YouTube)
"Breaking down barriers to gender equality in education, employment and entrepreneurship would create new sources of economic growth." (YouTube)
The Education Report: Wages for Women Years Behind Men- VIDEO - 17 February 2016
"Women are still not making as much money as men, according to a World Economic Forum report.
Based on current trends, it will take women 126 years to win wage equality, the report’s authors say.
The most equity occurs in Northern European nations." (learningenglish.voanews.com)
Janis Joplin on Rejection - an animation "In my insides, it really hurts if someone doesn't like me. It's silly." - Janis Joplin (YouTube)
"Village Voice journalist and radio personality Howard Smith interviewed Janis Joplin by phone on September 30, 1970.
No one knew it would be her last interview, and four days later, the 27-year-old singer was dead. Now PBS Digital Studios presents that short interview in animated form.
Joplin talks about seeking approval and dealing with criticism, particularly from the feminist press, which oddly belittled her accomplishments.
Even groundbreaking pioneers want to be loved." (Neatorama)
'Vogue model, Parisian dancer ... and I used to be a man' - 26 September 2013
"The extraordinary life of a transgender campaigner has been turned into an exhibition in Liverpool.
April Ashley MBE was one of the first people in the world to undergo sex change surgery in the 1960s, later becoming a top model.
Colin Paterson went to meet her." (BBC)
Equals JAMES BOND SUPPORTS INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY 2011
"The two-minute short, specially commissioned for International Women's Day, sees 007 star Daniel Craig undergo a dramatic makeover as he puts himself, quite literally, in a woman's shoes." (YouTube) +the script