51 Percent In America, women make up more than half the population. Worldwide, women are expected to outnumber men within the next fifty years - and every issue we face is one that affects us all. Whether it's the environment, health, our children, politics or the arts, there's a women's perspective, and 51% is a show dedicated to that viewpoint.
51 Percent

51 Percent

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In America, women make up more than half the population. Worldwide, women are expected to outnumber men within the next fifty years - and every issue we face is one that affects us all. Whether it's the environment, health, our children, politics or the arts, there's a women's perspective, and 51% is a show dedicated to that viewpoint.More from 51 Percent »

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#1473: Keeping Babies In Prison And Exploring A Finnish Past

On this week's 51%, a program allows some women to keep their babies in prison; we hear about an online course about human trafficking; and a musician explores her Finnish past. I'm Allison Dunne and this is 51%.

#1472: Seeing Female Politicians Through Fiction; Suffrage And Anti-Suffrage Displays

On this week's 51%, we speak with a New York Times best-selling author about her new work of fiction on women and politics, hear about suffrage and anti-suffrage exhibitions, meet a woman who connects with her Finnish past through song and listen to an essay on women and representation. I'm Allison Dunne and this is 51%.

#1472: Seeing Female Politicians Through Fiction; Suffrage And Anti-Suffrage Displays

#1471: Do Power Differently At Omega

On this week's 51%, we meet two women who are speakers at an annual women and power conference. One woman looks at the power in restoring civil discourse while the other transforms pain into power. I'm Allison Dunne and this is 51%.

#1470: Women And Various Arts

On this week's 51%, we look at women and the arts...from women as the subjects of paintings, to knitting as salvation, to filmmaking. I'm Allison Dunne and this is 51%.

#1469: Honoring A Young Boxing Champ And Love Amid Fear Of Deportation

On this week's 51%, we meet a 12-year-old boxing champion. Then we tune into two stories about love, one takes shape as a course in college, the other, under fear of deportation. I'm Allison Dunne and this is 51%.

#1468: Rise To Run And Walking For the Environment

On this week's 51%, a national organization has been reaching out to young women who might consider political futures. We then meet a woman who tells us about her involvement in indigenous-led environmental movements and hear from a mystery writer about her accomplishments. I'm Allison Dunne and this is 51%.

#1467: REI Co-Op Puts Women Front & Center

On this week's 51%, an outdoor co-op puts women front and center, we hear why the job market is tough for military spouses, who mainly are women, and hear why pregnant women with opioid addictions have trouble finding doctors.

#1466: Balancing Masculine & Feminine Scales

On this week's 51%, we bring you more of an interview with a woman who aims to balance the masculine/feminine scales, and meet a slam poet whose art form is mixing with more traditional poetry.

#1465: Leading From The Feminine

On this week's 51%, we hear about leading from the feminine, meet a singer-songwriter who embraces her black girl magic and the first woman in a certain Coast Guard role retires.

#1464: Life As A War Correspondent And Ambassatrix

On this week's 51%, we hear from a former war correspondent. She's out with a book. And we learn how a clinic is helping bridge the gap between insurance companies and pregnant women fighting opioid addiction.

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