Tag Archives: Women’s Rights

Buckle Up for Saudi Women’s Driving School on HBO

“I am used to sitting behind the driver in the back seat.”—Sarah Saleh. Sarah Saleh spent 10 years working the phones in the back office of a Saudi car dealership in the capital city of Riyadh. Now she’s posted out … Continue reading

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Sexual Assault and Dissent Timely Subjects of Hooligan Sparrow on PBS

“I never expected to be attacked by screaming mobs just for filming on the street,” recalled filmmaker Nanfu Wang.  “I never expected to be interrogated by national security agents, and that my family and friends would be harassed and threatened … Continue reading

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Solar Mamas Light the Way on Independent Lens

As we approach the pivotal outcome of a Presidential election that could dramatically alter the future of women’s rights in this country, especially with regard to abortion, contraception and general health care, please take the time to revisit the candidates’ platforms on … Continue reading

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