As U.S. courts veer to the right, lesser souls (OK, me) grow discouraged, but the president of the International Women’s Health Coalition is undaunted: “There’s lots of things you can do. The women’s movement is very resourceful.” Smart, committed, and cheerful? I'm so confused. Music: Dan Kassel
Fighting for Reproductive Rights with the International Women's Health Coalition's Françoise Girard
The Great Battlefield
Françoise Girard joins The Great Battlefield podcast to discuss her work advancing human rights and reproductive health as the President of the International Women's Health Coalition. She also shares stories from her time clerking for the Canadian Supreme Court and making investments with George Soros and the Open Society Foundation. | Episode 223
Abortion is a polarizing issue, but it's also a fact of life in all countries and among all socioeconomic groups. The sooner the world normalizes the practice, says Françoise Girard of the International Women’s Health Coalition, the better off every woman will be.****This podcast highlights a column recently written by Françoise Girard for Project Syndicate. Read it here --> http://bit.ly/2MZhIjGA section of this recording features work from Al Jazeera: https://youtu.be/zgvOtrBbYE0 See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
WMC Live #161: Emily Rice, Françoise Girard, Jennifer Scanlon. (Original Airdate 3/26/2016)
Women's Media Center Live with Robin Morgan
Robin on why young women deserve better sex, Cuba, Serena vs. sexism, job bias, and how pollution is killing us. Guests: Jennifer Scanlon's book on Anna Arnold Hedgeman, Emily Rice (astrophysicist and DJ!), IWHC's Françoise Girard on women's health. Jennifer Scanlon: Emily Rice: Françoise Girard: