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These are just some of the great podcasts out there that will help educate you on the history of gender equality efforts and keep you informed of current events. The descriptions are taken from the series’ descriptions themselves.

Podcasts may not be available on all podcast platforms. You can subscribe in a browser but it’s easier to listen in an app. Below are links to the most popular Podcast platforms.

Podcasts to Help Adults

Call Your Girlfriend

Call Your Girlfriend was a podcast for long-distance besties everywhere co-hosted by Aminatou Sow and Ann Friedman, and executive produced by Gina Delvac. Every week, Aminatou and Ann called each other to discuss the intricacies of pop culture and the latest in politics.

The Feminist Lens

Join Peris Thuo and Nina de Ayala Parker the co-founders of the Women’s Rights Organisation ‘Women For Wanawake’ and a powerhouse of incredible Feminist guests to discuss the current issues of today from an intersectional Feminist perspective. Be inspired, feel empowered and live your best life!

The Guilty Feminist

Join comedian Deborah Frances-White and her special guests as they discuss topics “all 21st century feminists agree on” while confessing their insecurities, hypocrisies and fears that underlie their lofty principles.

Intersectionality Matters!

Intersectionality Matters! is a podcast hosted by Kimberlé Crenshaw, an American civil rights advocate and a leading scholar of critical race theory.

I Weigh With Jameela Jamil

Founded in March, 2018, I Weigh is a community allyship platform built to share ideas and stories that ultimately mobilize activism. Growing beyond our original Instagram community, we now offer a place for original content that explores social issues that stem from mental health to climate change to the representation of marginalized groups.

Next Women Generation

Next Women Generation is a platform where you can find inspiring stories of young leaders working in business, non-profit, and public sectors. Next Women Generation is a self-funded project, led by Sotheary You who works to promote gender equality and social inclusion.

The History Chicks

Two women. Half the population. Several thousand years of history. About an hour.


The Foreign Policy Magazine podcast, HERO, recently spoke to Women for Women International’s Country Director to the DRC about women’s access to owning land. Rachel Boteka spoke about the challenges they have faced while confronting social norms that discriminate against women and the process of involving male allies in their project.

The Waves Podcast

Each week on The Waves, a pair of writers and guests talk through a news story they can’t stop thinking about, unpacking what gender has to do with it, (spoiler alert! Gender has everything to do with it).

What Makes Us Stronger

What makes us resilient in times of crisis? And how does conflict and hardship shape who we are? What Makes Us Stronger features the voices of courageous women who’ve lived through unbelievably difficult times in countries like Afghanistan, Syria, and South Sudan, and explores how each of them took on new roles and found the strength to keep going.

Women’s Hour

Women’s voices and women’s lives – topical conversations to inform, challenge and inspire.

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