Charlotte Ann Bunch

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Charlotte Ann Bunch

  1. 1. Charlotte Ann Bunch An Influential Woman in History
  2. 2. Introduction • My Name is Kayla. • I am a Criminal Justice Major and Sociology Minor. • I will be done at MSUM after this summer. • I love my Puppy. Her name is 8-Ball.
  3. 3. Charlotte Ann Bunch • Born in 1944 • Inducted in 1996 • 1966 Magna Cum Laude graduate of Duke University • Distinguished Professor in the Women’s and Gender Studies Department at Rutgers University.
  4. 4. What Did Charlotte Do? • Most known for: • Advocating international attention to women’s issues • Including gender and sexual orientation on the global human rights agenda • Her writings • Being a lesbian activist and lecturer • Women’s liberation and women’s rights
  5. 5. Her Works • 1970- The New Women: A Motive Anthology on Women’s Liberation • 1974- Quest: A Feminist Journal; Class and Feminism; Women Remembered: Short Biographies of Women in History • 1975- Lesbianism and the Women’s Movement • 1981- Building Feminist Theory: Essays from Quest
  6. 6. Her Works Continued • 1983- Learning Our Way: Essays in Feminist Education • 1984- International Feminism: Networking Against Female Sexual Slavery • 1987- Passionate Politics: feminist Theory in Action • 1994- Demanding Accountability: The Global Campaign and Vienna Tribunal Women’s Human Rights
  7. 7. Service • Advisory Committee for the Human Rights Watch Women’s Rights Division. • Board of the International Council on Human Rights Policy. • Advisory Council for the Ethical Globalization Initiative. • Served as consultant to numerous groups, including several United Nations groups.
  8. 8. Awards and Recognition • National Women’s Hall of Fame – Oct 1996 • Eleanor Roosevelt Award for Human Rights – Dec 1999 • “Women Who Make a Difference Award” from the National Council for Research on Women in 2000 • Women’s Enews honored her as one of the “21 Leaders for the 21st Century” - 2002
  9. 9. Random Fact • Charlotte and my Grandma were born the same year!
  10. 10. References • http://www.depts.drew.edu/wmst/corecourse s/wmst111/timeline_bios/CBunch.htm • http://www.greatwomen.org/women.php?acti on=viewone&id=30 • http://www.queertheory.com/histories/b/bunc h_charlotte.htm

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