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

From WAMC Northeast Public Radio

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.

Most Recent Episodes

51% #1569: Remembering Toni Morrison; Going From Muck To Magic; Living A Fiery Life

On this week's 51%, more baby cafes are opening their doors; hear from an author who guides us through muck and magic; and meet the fire mama.

51% #1569: Remembering Toni Morrison; Going From Muck To Magic; Living A Fiery Life

51% #1568: Another Step Toward Gender Equality In NY; Music As Medicine

On this week's 51%, New York now allows the use of campaign funds for child care; hear from a gymnast who went viral; and find out what one local chapter of the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence are up to these days.

51% #1567: Emergency Contraception; Female Farmers; Love And Karma

On this week's 51%, there's an effort to make the morning after pill more widely available in one city; find out how female farmers are faring in New York; and hear stories of love and karma.

51% #1566: A Female Powered Film; Health Disparities; A Community Record Store

On this week's 51%, a filmmaker spotlights senior women; the play's the thing to highlight health disparities in African-American women; and a punk musician puts women and inclusivity at the forefront.

51% #1566: A Female Powered Film; Health Disparities; A Community Record Store

51% #1565: Documenting Sexual Trauma Through Art

On this week's 51%, some of the most highly regarded works of art portray sexual violence... we'll hear from a professor about sexual trauma in art. And following the U.S. women's soccer team World Cup win amid members' lawsuit against the U.S. Soccer Federation, New York has a stronger equal pay for equal work law on the books.

51% #1564: A Woman Carries The Water; Ani DiFranco Pens A Memoir

On this week's 51%, meet a woman whose calling is to carry the water, and the iconic Righteous Babe has written a memoir. We'll hear from Ani DiFranco. I'm Allison Dunne and this is 51%.

51% #1563: Motherhood On Both Sides Of The Pond

On this week's 51%, we meet women experiencing motherhood in two countries... the U.S. and Germany.

51% #1562: The Importance Of Cross-Race Friendships; Inclusivity On The Ice

On this week's 51%, a researcher makes the case for the importance of interracial friendship among young people; hear how a few women are helping refugees with a language barrier to health care and a figure skater endeavors to bring more black women to the ice.

51% #1562: The Importance Of Cross-Race Friendships; Inclusivity On The Ice

51% #1561: Campaign Boot Camp; Postpartum Depression; Loneliness As A Health Issue

On this week's 51%, grooming women for political office continues; a mother shares her struggle with postpartum depression, in a graphic way; and a researcher on gerontology says loneliness negatively impacts health.

51% #1561: Campaign Boot Camp; Postpartum Depression; Loneliness As A Health Issue

51% #1560: Forest Bathing; Woven Storytelling; Grandparents Raising Kids

On this week's 51%, there is no soap involved in forest bathing; an artist shares her experiments with encrypted woven storytelling; and find out why a certain state has the highest number of children being raised by people other than their parents.

51% #1560: Forest Bathing; Woven Storytelling; Grandparents Raising Kids

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