Tag: women’s rights

“To Gain Title to Our Bodies: Black Women, Rape, and Resistance in the Civil Rights Era,” a lecture by Danielle McGuire

[ May 28, 2015; 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm. ]  375 McKenzie Hall
1101 Kincaid St.
UO campus
Free public lecture

Danielle McGuire argues that Black women’s protests against sexual assault and interracial rape fueled the modern civil rights movement and that even the most well-known movement campaigns — the 1955-56 Montgomery bus boycott, the 1964 Freedom Summer, and the 1965 Selma March — are rooted in the struggle […]

“Moving Forward with the Legal Empowerment of Women in Pakistan”—Special Report by Anita Weiss for the U.S. Institute of Peace

May 1, 2012—The United States Institute of Peace issued “Moving Forward with the Legal Empowerment of Women in Pakistan,” Special Report 305,  by Anita M. Weiss, professor and head of the University of Oregon Department of International Studies and vice president of the American Institute of Pakistan Studies.
About the Report
There are a variety of contexts […]