Tag Archives: Women

“Radioactive” is compelling viewing via Beyond Nuclear International

New film spotlights women’s experiences with the Three Mile Island nuclear accident By Karl Grossman Radioactive: The Women of Three Mile Island is the title of a newly-released documentary feature film directed, written and produced by award-winning filmmaker Heidi Hutner, a … Continue reading

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The Women Written Out of Nuclear Science via Portside (Lady Science)

Kit Chapman Their stories are not just an important reminder of the difficulties faced by women in science; they are illustrations of how prejudices and bias can force talented individuals out of research to the detriment of us all. In … Continue reading

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#466 – Navajo Nation’s Covid/Uranium Mining Connection Janene Yazzie via Nuclear Hotseat

This Week’s Featured Interview:  Navajo Nation’s Janene Yazzie is a community organizer and human rights advocate who has worked on development and energy issues with indigenous communities across the United States. Among her many positions, she is Sustainable Development Program Coordinator for International Indian … Continue reading

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U.N. rights expert urges Japan to halt women and child evacuee returns to radioactive parts of Fukushima via the Japan Times

GENEVA – The Japanese government must halt the return of women and children displaced by the March 2011 nuclear disaster back to areas of Fukushima where radiation levels remain high, a U.N. human rights expert said Thursday. The special rapporteur on … Continue reading

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‘Every time they arrested me, it just made my will to protest stronger’ via NYOOOZ

Actor Nandita Das with protestors Sundari and Milret, who have been struggling against the Koodankulam Nuclear Plant, at the book launch of The Ant in the Ear of the Elephant, on Monday. —photo: Rajneesh Londhe A new book by journalist … Continue reading

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Kazue Morisono & Saeko Uno: “Women of Fukushima against Nuclear Power” 原発要らない福島の女たちvia Foreign Correspondents Club of Japan

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Uranium Film Festival New York Brooklyn Program: http://www.paviliontheater.com/?p=content&id=Uranium+Film+Festival+2014+Feb+14+to+Feb+18+ For donations http://www.uraniumfilmfestival.org/index.php/en/support Festival Office and Film Entry Address: Uranium Film Festival Rua Monte Alegre. 356 / Apt 301 Rio de Janeiro / RJ CEP 20240-194 – Brazil info@uraniumfilmfestival.org www.uraniumfilmfestival.org Women of … Continue reading

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Rieko Sato’s two challenges in Japan: rebuilding Tepco after a nuclear crisis, and being a woman via The Telegraph

Ms Sato, 48, last month assumed the historic accolade of becoming the first female corporate officer at Tokyo Electric Power Company (Tepco), the largest electric utility in Japan. In her new role as customer services vice-president and its first female … Continue reading

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No. of Fukushima women giving birth at hometowns tends to recover via Fukushima Minpo News

[…] The monthly average number of births by such women came to 188.5 in 2010, the year before the outbreak of the nuclear disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi power plant, but declined to 117.4 in 2011 and to 73.3 in … Continue reading

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Uncomfortable Questions in the Wake of Nuclear Accidents at Fukushima and Chernobyl via Japan Focus

Anders Pape Møller and Timothy A. Mousseau Twenty nuclear accidents at the official International Nuclear Event Scale of 4 to 7 have occurred between 1952 and 2011 (Lelieveld et al. 2012). The risk of another major accident during the next … Continue reading

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