Women are (and always have been) at the forefront of protest movements around the world. Today we discuss feminist organizing and resistance as a cause of true social change, and the gendered struggles of getting a seat at the table.
Guests: Gioconda Belli & Reem Abbas
Gioconda Bellli is a Nicaraguan poet, writer and political activist. She's written four novels, six books of poetry, a memoir and a children's book, as well as essays and political commentary.
Reem Abbas is a freelance journalist with several years of experience in the field of communications and advocacy for Sudanese civil society groups and organizations. She is the winner of the 2011 Blogher award for her work on human rights and current affairs in Sudan.