Archive for the ‘ Gender Issues ’ Category

Dignas Voces de defensoras de derechos humanos en México

10th March 2012 | 0 Comments

Dignas Voces de defensoras de derechos humanos en México Brigadas Internacionales de Paz | Proyecto México Featuring the work of amazing women, including one of my soulmates, Blanca Velazquez Diaz from El Centro de Apoyo del Trabajador. I still remember meeting her for the first time at a feminist conference in Mexico. We connected right […]


Clip from “Uprooted: Refugees of the Global Economy”

21st January 2012 | 0 Comments

Shattered Families: Study in Colorlines

11th November 2011 | 0 Comments

Miss Representation: A must see documentary to liberate ourselves

23rd October 2011 | 0 Comments

Quiéreme así por lo que pienso, por lo que soy Por lo que siento y como me entrego Quiéreme con mis virtudes, con mi magia Quiéreme por mi fortaleza, por mi pasión Quiéreme por mis fallas y la manera que me sano Quiéreme y sanate para amar a plenitud… More on this powerful fim http://missrepresentation.org/


Migrant Workers and Human Rights: with yours truly @ UWO

5th October 2011 | 0 Comments

Goddess Remembered

6th September 2011 | 0 Comments

NFB: This documentary is a salute to 35,000 years of the goddess-worshipping religions of the ancient past. The film features Merlin Stone, Carol Christ, Luisah Teish and Jean Bolen, all of whom link the loss of goddess-centric societies with today’s environmental crisis.


The Burning Times

6th September 2011 | 0 Comments

NFB: This documentary takes an in-depth look at the witch hunts that swept Europe just a few hundred years ago. False accusations and trials led to massive torture and burnings at the stake and ultimately to the destruction of an organic way of life. The film questions whether the widespread violence against women and the […]


Female migrant farm workers from Latin America and the Caribbean in Canada

16th August 2011 | 0 Comments

FOCAL Policy Brief: Vulnerabilities of female migrant farm workers from Latin America and the Caribbean in Canada | FR | SP April 2011 Evelyn Encalada Grez Abstract Canada’s agricultural sector has relied on temporary foreign workers from Latin America and the Caribbean for more than 40 years. Since 1999, their numbers have tripled. Most  temporary workers on farms are […]


“Survival Sex” – Bodies for Sale

16th August 2011 | 0 Comments

“Survival Sex” – Bodies for Sale From Canada, Steven Hunt investigates a little known phenomenon – the aboriginal sex trade on the streets of Ottawa. In Brazil Raphael Durao and Chantal James uncover a harrowing story of a child born into a family business of prostitution. In Pakistan Ayesha Nasir uncovers the reality of Lahore’s […]


Short Radio Documentary-Mexican Migrant Women in Rural Canada (with yours trully)

8th January 2011 | 0 Comments

VOCES DE LA TIERRA http://www.rcinet.ca/espagnol/cronica/cartelera/12-32_2010-11-17-voces-de-la-tierra/ por Sandra Farías 17 noviembre 2010, 12h32 El testimonio de las cosechadoras mexicanas que vienen por ocho meses a Canadá es la voz de una minoría. Madres solteras que tienen prohibido el embarazo o relacionarse con hombres durante su estadía, las mujeres migrantes son una realidad invisible dentro del programa […]