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Tania Rashid, Freelance Journalist, Targets Human Rights and Women’s Issues


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Tania Rashid views storytelling focusing on human rights and women’s issues through her own personal lens of experiences. Her life encounters have molded her into the journalist and filmmaker that she is – tracking down stories of the enslaved, the impoverished, and women who are abused, raped, trafficked and discounted by various societies. As a… Read More

Storytelling Can Build Community and Bridge Cultural and Religious Divides


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Jennifer Rudick Zunikoff believes in the power of stories and storytelling to build communities and to bridge cultural and religious divides in our country. Zunikoff is a storyteller, poet, educator, facilitator and coach and is the founder and director of The Golden Door: Storytelling for Social Justice. “It is an organization that brings storytellers and… Read More

Rural Women Have Started and Led Monumental Women’s Movements


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Until about 1920, rural women in the United States outnumbered urban women and they were the genesis of many historic women’s movement initiatives. For example, rural women took the lead in temperance, women’s suffrage and gaining educational opportunities for women, according to Dr. Katherine Jellison, the Chairwoman of the History Department at Ohio University. Dr…. Read More