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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#1521: Flying Solo

On this week's 51%, we hear about a book that highlights women in aviation; tune into a woman's story about another woman's solitary life; and find out about testosterone's effect on women's hearts. I'm Allison Dunne and this is 51%.

#1520: Women Veterans Run For Congress; Women Wrestlers Seek An Image Change

On this week's 51%, we hear about veterans running for Congress, with focus on a particular woman; and meet a military spouse whose company focuses on other military spouses. Plus, we jump into the world of women's wrestling. I'm Allison Dunne and this is 51%.

#1520: Women Veterans Run For Congress; Women Wrestlers Seek An Image Change

#1519: Respect

On this week's 51%, a musician speaks to Aretha Franklin's accomplishments; hear from the head of a farm sanctuary about how she's adapting to the times; and learn why Section 377 is in the spotlight in India. I'm Allison Dunne and this is 51%.

#1518: Drone Photography, Carrying Tradition Across The Border

On this week's 51%, a drone photographer endeavors to get more women into the field while another photographer tells her subjects to lose the smile. And a transgender woman makes history in the world of politics. I'm Allison Dunne and this is 51%.

#1517: Cross-Border Dating; Grupo de Mujeres; Work Challenges For Military Spouses

On this week's 51%, here from a woman dating afar. Immigrant women find support in a certain group, and moving can mean a career issue for military spouses. I'm Allison Dunne and this is 51%.

#1517: Cross-Border Dating; Grupo de Mujeres; Work Challenges For Military Spouses

#1516: It's Natural; More #MeToo; A Woman Pens A Book On A Bridge Collapse

On this week's 51%, meet a woman who ditches the urban life for one amid nature. And the survivor of a bridge collapse is on a mission. I'm Allison Dunne and this is 51%.

#1516: It's Natural; More #MeToo; A Woman Pens A Book On A Bridge Collapse

#1515: Three Girls Rock It; A Woman Struggles With Her Double Life

On this week's 51, members of a surf punk band say a nonprofit has given them the confidence to really rock out. And we hear from a woman who decides her double life must come to an end. I'm Allison Dunne and this is 51%.

#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%.

#1513: Taking The Lead

On this week's 51, she wants to prepare and propel women to take their equal share of leadership positions across every sector by 2025. And U.S. service members are marrying each other more often. I'm Allison Dunne and this is 51%.

#1512: Teaching Empathy

On this week's 51%, we meet a woman who teaches empathy. And she talks about the difference between boys and girls when it comes to empathy. I'm Allison Dunne and this is 51%.

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