Here are a couple of videos in lieu of Monday’s class; we’ll (try to) incorporate the issues raised in these vids into class discussions.
The Battle Over Abortion in Northern Ireland (12:56):
Inside Mississippi’s Lone Abortion Clinic (15:40):
Sosan’s story: Domestic violence in Afghanistan (12:32):
How India’s female untouchables are fighting back (16:56)
Laura Carlsen on the progress and peril of women in Latin America (9:24):
The African Woman and Politics, part 4, Naja’atu Mohamed (9:28):
LSE Middle East Centre, Elif Shafak (5:34):
And while these are NOT required, they’re both worth a look.
The first is a short documentary on Latinas in the US, and gets at, in an everyday way, some of the issues of intersectionality:
Latina Confessions: Documentary Trailer (15:58)
PBS Makers V2: Women in Politics (52:41) covers some of the same ground as Collins’s book, and offers a nice, if somewhat bland, overview of women in American politics: