, Volume 55, Issue 3, pp 352–357 | Cite as

Women's Movements and Economic Power: Connecting the local and the global

  • Lisa VeneKlasen
  • Alia Khan
Local/Global Encounters


Lisa VeneKlasen and Alia Khan of Just Associates present first a contextual analysis of the forces and actors shaping the reality of women's lives today. They outline the importance of changing hearts and minds with time-tested strategies and new forms of organizing that can fuel development of and support for alternative economic arrangements that respect the rights, dignity, and interconnectivity of people and the planet.


social justice gender civil society alternatives democracy netizens 


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  • Lisa VeneKlasen
  • Alia Khan

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