Women Rising XXI: Women’s Rights to Water, Land, and Farming

Women are gaining influence as leaders throughout the world, fighting for peace, justice, the environment, and civil society. On this program we profile a dynamic partnership between the Women's Earth Alliance and the Global Women's Water Initiative: working on women's rights to water, land, farming and basic human dignity.


Rucha Chitnis, director, Women's Earth Alliance India; Maame Yelbert-Obeng, Women's Earth Alliance Africa; Gemma Bulos, director, Global Women's Water Initiative; Sandra Hay, CEO and filmmaker, Unseen Pictures; Mama Catherine, activist in Cameroon.
Note: Vandana Shiva is an international advisor for Women's Earth Alliance. She is not on the board, as stated on the program. We apologize for the error.

For More Information:

Women's Earth Alliance
Global Women's Water Initiative
WEA-Voices of Hope film
Women Rising
A Single Drop for Safe Water
Evan Fraser

Articles, Videos, etc
'We Rise' Million Voice Choir
Tribal Women's Struggle for Water in India
2010 West African Women & Water Training Program

'We Rise' by Gemma Boulos
'Solar Rising' by Evan Fraser
'Mother Mbira' by Evan Fraser
'Zawo' by Evan Fraser