Category: Women’s Rights

Krista M. Chronister: Partner Violence and Girls’ Educational and Vocational Development

CSWS Research Matter, Winter 2012
Partner Violence and Girls’ Educational and Vocational Development:
In-depth interviews reveal a broad range of violence against girls—with far-reaching and enduring effects
by Krista M. Chronister, associate professor, College of Education, Counseling Psychology Program
“National data show that nearly 10 percent of adolescents reported physical violence from a dating partner in the previous […]

“From Suffrage to Citizenship: Empowering Oregon Women in the 20th Century and Beyond,” a Symposium

[ October 25, 2012; 3:00 pm to 6:30 pm. ] UO Knight Library, Browsing Room
1501 Kincaid St.
Keynote speaker: Lauren Kessler, Professor, UO School of Journalism and Communication
A symposium celebrating the centennial of women’s suffrage is scheduled for Thursday, October 25, from 3 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in Knight Library’s Browsing Room on the UO campus.

Linda Long, manuscripts librarian at the UO Libraries and organizer of […]

Madeleine Kunin to Speak on Sustaining a Balance in Work and Life

[ October 8, 2012; 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ] Knight Library
Browsing Room
1501 Kincaid St.
“Finding a Work/Life Balance: How Can It Be Sustained?”
Former Vermont governor and U.S. ambassador to Switzerland Madeleine Kunin will give a free public talk entitled “Finding a Work/Life Balance: How Can It Be Sustained?”

Kunin was the first woman governor of Vermont and the first woman in the U.S. to serve three […]

“Gender Equality and Capitalism: The Impact of Capitalist Development on Women’s Economic Status and Rights”

[ March 8, 2012 to March 9, 2012. ] a
Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics
This two-day symposium, March 8-9, 2012, focuses on human rights and capitalism. Issues will include how to measure economic progress, human rights and the economy, women’s unpaid labor, the care crisis, and women and development. Part of the Lorwin Lectureship on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, which is funded by […]

CSWS Associate Director Lamia Karim Interviewed on NPR

Listen to UO anthropology professor Lamia Karim on NPR’s All Things Considered:
http://www.npr.org/2011/03/02/134208312/nobel-winner-removed-from-bank-he-founded
Lamia Karim, associate professor of the University of Oregon Department of Anthropology and associate director of the UO Center for the Study of Women in Society, was interviewed March 2 on NPR for her expertise on microfinance and the Grameen Bank. The story, titled […]

”We Need an International Solidarity”—Dr. Vandana Shiva

Dr. Lamia Karim shares a light moment with Dr. Vandana Shiva as Dr. Shiva signs books following the CSWS Symposium.
The CSWS Symposium “Women’s Activism, Women’s Rights” brought together two scholars and two activists to a round-table discussion on women’s labor organizing issues from global and national perspectives. The symposium was held Monday, February 28, 2011. […]