CFFC Podcasts – 2006

What Are the Most Pressing Issues for Women Today?  A Conversation Between Frances Kissling & Kavita Ramdas for International Women’s Day

6 March 2006

What does it mean to be a feminist in 2006 globally?  It means you are a caring human being with a strong commitment to human rights.  You are not just asking anymore that girls and women are allowed onto the playing field of the world, but instead you are challenging the premise of the game being played.

– Kavita Ramdas

Internationally recognized feminists Catholics for a Free Choice president Frances Kissling and Global Fund for Women president Kavita Ramdas mark International Women’s Day this year (8 March 2006) with an incisive conversation about the most pressing issues women face today.

Thoughtful, honest and at times provocative, Frances and Kavita explore issues ranging from peace to economic security to the challenges of fundamentalism.  Questioning the role and relevance of the women’s movement today, they discuss what it means to be a feminist today, some of the differences (and similarities) for women in the Global North and South and even the role for men.

Download the podcast “What Are the Most Pressing Issues for Women Today?  A Conversation Between Frances Kissling & Kavita Ramdas for International Women’s Day” [Podcast Date: 6 Mar 06; 18:13:00; 16.7MB]


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