Artists and Organizations Featured in the Exhibition

Throughout Women, Power and Politics, we have featured women artists, advocates and journalists as well as local and international organizations dedicated to women's rights. Learn more about them and view the exhibition stories that highlighted their work.

ARTISTS & JOURNALISTS

 

 

 

 

María María Acha Rodríguez, Spanish visual artist
Featured in "Women Working for Women"


Catherine Beaunez
, French cartoonist
Featured in "Cartoon as Political Manifesto"


Fatima Bhutto
, Pakistani journalist
Featured in "Benazir Bhutto and Beyond"


Anahi DeCanio
, American artist
Featured in "Political Art in the Female Form"


Georgina Choueiri
, Lebanese painter and filmmaker living in Spain
Featured in "A Curtain Between Worlds"


Robin Givhan
, American fashion journalist
Featured in "Fashion in Political"


Luz Darriba
, Uruguayan/Argentina plastics artist living in Spain
Featured in "Campaigning for Traffic Light Women"


Maija Hirvanen
, Finnish choreographer and artist
Featured in "Freeing Finnish Women's Voices"


Ingrid Mwangi
, Kenyan-German artist
Featured in "Body as Art"


Megumi Nishikura
, Japanese animation artist and filmmaker
Featured in "Peace Begins with You and Me"


Sheryl Oring
, American performance artist
Featured in "Dictating Democracy"


Chinwe Uwatse
, Nigerian painter
Featured in "Painting Power and History"


Ather Zia
, Kashmiri Journalist writes for online journal Kashmir Lit
Featured in "Collage of Her Severally-Inspected Parts" and "Kashmir and Elections"

 


ORGANIZATIONS WORKING LOCALLY


20 ans barakat
is a women's collective that fights for gender equality in Algeria
Featured in "Singing for Change"


Art for a Democratic Society
is dedicated to initiating and nurturing open dialogue and debate about art, politics and culture in the United States
Featured in "Vote Art for Change"


Asociación Madres de Plaza de Mayo
is a group of mothers who protest the disappearances of their children in Argentina
Featured in "My Child is Your Child"


Aurat Foundation
works for women's empowerment and civic participation in Pakistan
Featured in "Benazir Bhutto and Beyond"


BAOBAB
for Women's Human Rights focuses on women's legal rights in Nigeria
Featured in "Cultural Change Taking Root with BAOBAB"


The Egyptian Center for Women's Rights
provides legal aid and works for women's rights in Egypt
Featured in "Danger in the Streets"


The Greenbelt Movement
advocates for human rights and supports good governance and peaceful democratic change through the protection of the environment in Kenya
Featured in "Roots of Peace"


The Greenham Common Women's Peace Camp
protested again nuclear armament in the United Kingdom
Featured in "Taking Up Space at Greenham Common"


Navdanya
supports local farmers and rescues and conserves crops that are being pushed into extinction in India
Featured in "Seeds of Resistance"


Rwandan Women in Action
works to promoting economic, social and physical security for women and children in Rwanda
Featured in "Forgiving Atrocities in Rwanda"


Shayfeen
witnesses and records elections in Egypt
Featured in "Egypt: We are Watching You"


Théâtre Aquarium
travels through Morocco putting on educational plays
Featured in "Théâtre Aquarium"


What Women Want is a dedicated women's political party in Australia
Featured in "How to Start a Women's Party"


The White House Project advances women's leadership in the United States
Featured in Prepping for the White House


Women's Candidacy Initiative promotes women's political participation in Malaysia
Featured in "Malaysia's Star Everywoman"


Zubaan is an independent, feminist publishing house in India
Featured in "Picturing Power"

 


ORGANIZATIONS & MOVEMENTS WORKING INTERNATIONALLY

 

 

 

 

Amnesty International is a worldwide movement of people who campaign for human rights
Featured in "Confronting Ugly with Ugly"


The Association for Women's Rights in Development (AWID) an international, multi-generational, feminist membership organization committed to achieving gender equality, sustainable development and women's human rights
Featured in "Rewriting the Book"


Creating Resources for Empowerment and Action (CREA) empowers women to articulate, demand and access their human rights
Featured in the podcast "Body Talk"


Girls Helping Girls is an international organization connecting girls from the United States with girls from other countries
Featured in "Girls Helping Girls"


Global Fund for Women defends women's human rights by making grants to women's organizations around the world
Featured in "Swept Away"


The Global Oneness Project uses films and interviews to document how an awareness of interconnection and the responsibilities that come with it are helping create a sustainable and flourishing future
Featured in "Serving the Whole"


GlobeWomen
links business and professional women to build and strengthen relationships and leverage power
Featured in the podcast "Talking Politics with a Political 'Mama'"


The Hunger Project works to end hunger by organizing leadership, education and training
Featured in "Two Million Women Leaders and Counting"


Just Associates builds women's collective power for a just and sustainable world
Featured in "Democracy over the Airwaves"


Momentus International provides a creative space for young people in various countries to communicate with and empower one another through the universal language of the arts
Featured in "Youth Communicating Through Art"


National Radio Project gives voice to diverse perspectives underrepresented in the mass media
Featured in "Delta on Fire"


Radical Women
is the revolutionary wing of the women's movement and a strong feminist voice within the Left
Featured in "Radical Women Conference"


Radio Internacional Feminista disseminates women's voices in all their diversity, on the radio and on the internet
Featured in "Democracy over the Airwaves"


Women in Black is a world-wide network of women committed to peace with justice and actively opposed to injustice, war, militarism and other forms of violence
Featured in "Neither Whores, Nor Saints"


Women's Earth Alliance unites women working on the frontlines of environmental causes
Featured in "Water Woes"


Women's Learning Partnership
is dedicated to women's leadership and empowerment worldwide
Featured in the podcast "Leading the Way"


World March of Women is an international network of women's grassroots organizations
Featured in "The Solidarity Quilt"


Women for Women International provides women survivors of war, civil strife and other conflicts with the tools and resources to move from crisis and poverty to stability and self-sufficiency, thereby promoting viable civil societies
Featured in "Kosovo's Constitution Considers Women"


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