In 1995, 8000 US feminists went to Beijing for the United Nations Fourth World Conference on Women. Lisa Levenstein finds that this conference had huge impact on grassroots feminism in the US for years to come.
Tag: International Women’s Day
In an International Women’s Day episode of the History Workshop podcast, Christopher Kissane speaks to the Irish poet Doireann ní Ghríofa about writing women’s lives and history in her book, “A Ghost in the Throat”.
Sierra Becerra on the eighty-three year anniversary of the 1932 insurrection in El Salvador, the largest in Latin America during the Great Depression.
On its centenary, Jinty Nelson reflects on the genesis and achievements of International Women’s Day – and the ground still to cover.