Conversation with Jennifer Herrera – Vice President, External Affairs, National Women’s History Museum (U.S.)

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Jennifer Herrera, M.A., vice president of external affairs, is the chief communications officer for the National Women’s History Museum, where she oversees all public affairs, marketing, and media relations efforts. On August 26, 2020, the National Women’s History Museum will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the ratification of … Continue reading

Interview with Donna Lent – President, National Women’s Political Caucus

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Donna Lent is the President of the National Women’s Political Caucus. Her profile states: “Donna Lent, a member of NWPC for twenty-five years, was elected to an unprecedented third term as President at the NWPC Biennial Convention in 2019. Donna has successfully reduced overhead for the National … Continue reading

Some Minor Coverage and Recent News on the Co-Founder of Aware Girls

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Gulalai Ismail lives in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan (Wikipedia, 2019). She is the Co-Founder of Aware Girls with Saba Ismail (a sister), and a human rights activist (Aware Girls, 2019). Her social activism and human rights work exists in a difficult area of the world compared to most … Continue reading

Ask an Abortion Doula 5 – “Why do you have to drive around Alberta? I thought we [Canadians] could get abortions anywhere.”

Autumn Reinhardt-Simpson is an abortion doula and Ph.D. student in religious studies at the University of Alberta. She is the author of the Humanist Ceremonies Handbook (Humanist Press, 2018) and the upcoming The Companion: An Abortion Doula Handbook. You can visit her at her website www.electriceelpond.com.  Here we talk about accessibility. By Autumn Reinhardt-Simpson August 2019 … Continue reading

Interview with Joyce Schorr and Sylvia Ghazarian of WRAPP on Abortion Rights and Reproductive Rights

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Joyce Schorr and Sylvia Ghazarian from WRAPP discuss abortion rights and reproductive rights. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: Let’s give some sense of where you’re coming from, when you’re speaking. What is family/personal background, for instance, geography, culture, religion or lack thereof, and so on? Joyce Schorr: I was … Continue reading

Marieme Helie Lucas on the Case of Noura Hussein Hammad

  By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Marieme Helie Lucas is an Algerian sociologist, activist, founder of ‘Secularism is a Women’s Issue,’ and founder and former International Coordinator of ‘Women Living Under Muslim Laws.’  Here we talk about the case of Noura Hammad. Noura has been sentenced to death and has 15 days to … Continue reading

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