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17 Days of Activism for the Empowerment of Rural Women and their Communities

The Rural Women’s Studies Association and this Rural Women’s Studies blog seek to highlight both research and activism related to rural women around the world.  This week, instead of our typical blog post, we have chosen to highlight an upcoming … Continue reading

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The YWCA: Creating a Moral Landscape on the Prairie

Prairie YWCAs were inclined to support the more conservative view of Christian salvation… However, the reality of supporting the needs of so many required pragmatic policies of action that later served as a template for larger urban counterparts after the onset of the Great Depression. Continue reading

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Domestic Violence in Energy Boomtowns

The most important issue is the victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and trafficking.

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New Issue of AGRICULTURAL HISTORY Highlights Rural Women’s Studies

Essays based on superb papers presented at the 2012 Rural Women’s Studies Association conference, which span time and place, appear along with an introduction in the Summer 2015 issue of Agricultural History. Continue reading

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