|Wednesday, 08 October 2008 14:20|
The story begins with a group of inspired feminists, many brilliant ideas and a good typewriter to put them together with... From the setting up of a feminist information and communications collective in 1974, to the first published bulletin that Isis put out in 1976, and all the way through to the present, Isis has been blessed with the courage, creativity and vision of the many women who committed to realising the organisation's vision for social transformation and women's empowerment.
For the three organisations, Isis International - Manila, Isis International Santiago and Isis WICCE's that grew out of the one Isis, our common foundation has been a keen belief in the efficacy of information and communications to strengthen and support the growing and assertive women's movement both globally and in countries of the South, and to create opportunities fo dialogue and exchange...
This 30 minute documentary highlights some of the key milestones of these three Isis sister organisations over the last thirty years. It gives recognition to the work of feminist information and communications organisations such as these, paying special tribute to the individual and world over towards challenging states and societies and towards re-examining and giving new definition to the roles that women are expected to play in them.