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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#1533: Breastfeeding, Exceptionally And Otherwise

On this week's 51%, hear from a sociologist and author about exceptional breastfeeding, and breastfeeding poses challenges for military moms.

#1532: Ask For Jane Activism, Acting On A Pledge

On this week's 51%, we meet two filmmakers behind an activist film about abortion and storyteller Dr. Jeri Burns delivers her view on a school pledge.

#1531: Search Engines And Racism, Misogyny

On this week's 51%, we hear from a woman about how search engines reinforce racism.

#1530: Ditching Purity Culture; Reversing Global Warming

On this week's 51%, we hear from a woman about the effects evangelical Christianity's purity culture has had on a generation of young women, and hear how a big piece of reversing global warming lies with women.

#1529: Potential Drilling; Recreational Therapy; Implicit Bias

On this week's 51%, a woman sets to tell a different kind of story about potential drilling in a refuge; we meet a veteran helping to heal her emotional wounds outdoors; and storyteller Dr. Jeri Burns shares her view on implicit bias.

#1528: Cyber Harrassment; Water Testing; Pipa Playing

On this week's 51%, a filmmaker has a documentary about women facing cyber harassment, we meet a 12-year old who is working on testing water for lead, and hear from a pipa player.

#1527: It Is Year Of The Woman In Politics, Next Year In Sports

On this week's 51%, with Election Day around the corner, we take a look at women's political clout. A history professor dissects the Kavanaugh hearings from a certain angle, and a poet talks about sexuality, disability and more. I'm Allison Dunne and this is 51%.

#1526: Hot To Trot And A Halloween Horror

On this week's 51%, we meet a filmmaker who delves into the world of same-sex ballroom dancing, and writer Dr. Jeri Burns returns with a Halloween story she finds rather grim. I'm Allison Dunne and this is 51%.

#1525: PowHer The Vote, Musical Contemplation

On this week's 51%, we speak with a woman who's behind PowHer the Vote, meet one woman who was placed in an internment camp during World War II and hear from another who uses four notes to find her place in this world. I'm Allison Dunne and this is 51%.

#1524 (Repeat of #1514): Women Also Know Stuff

On this week's 51%, we'll speak with a political scientist who works to give more women in the field a voice. And we hear about support and advocacy for domestic workers in Texas. I'm Allison Dunne and this is 51%.

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