Film: She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry

Film: She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry

Institute for Policy Studies is proud to co-sponsor a Sunday evening screening of “She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry,” a new film that takes a provocative look at the birth of the women’s liberation movement between 1966 and 1971.

Enough is Enough

Enough is Enough

Tomorrow is V-Day, a global mobilization to end violence against women and girls.

IPS Salutes a Golf Win

The end of Augusta’s men-only membership marked a victory for IPS associate fellow Martha Burk.

50% of the 99%

50% of the 99%

Where are women in the global economic crisis and the Occupy response?

Afro-Colombian Women, Activism and Leadership

Danelly Estupiñan, an Afro-descendant woman activist and community organizer from Colombia, will be sharing her experiences as community organizer and psycho-social support for women victims of violence in rural and urban areas of Buenaventura, the second most important port in Colombia and one of the most dangerous places for human rights defenders, particularly women.

Emira Woods and Film: Pray the Devil Back to Hell

Emira Woods and Film: Pray the Devil Back to Hell

Attend a screening and discussion of Pray the Devil Back to Hell, a documentary about the astonishing story of the Liberian women who took on the warlords and regime of dictator Charles Taylor in the midst of a brutal civil war, and won a once unimaginable peace for their shattered country in 2003. The post-screening speaker will be IPS Foreign Policy In Focus co-director, Emira Woods, who is from Liberia.

Occupy Nigeria

Occupy Nigeria

Africa’s most populous nation has a unique history of fighting against injustice.

Saudi Women Get Behind the Wheel

Saudi Women Get Behind the Wheel

Saudi Arabia has played the lead role in countering the Arab Spring, but Saudi women are gaining momentum in their own campaign for driving rights.

Domestic Workers at the ILO

Domestic Workers at the ILO

Domestic workers are finally on the agenda at the International Labor Organization — thanks to the efforts of a new social movement.

Ending Rape in War

Ending Rape in War

Sexual violence is not a byproduct of war or an uncontrolled act by rogue soldiers, but a war crime committed primarily against women.