“Another world is not only possible, she is on her way. On a quiet day, I can hear her breathing.” — Arundhati Roy
CELEBRATING WOMEN ON THE FRONTLINES OF ANIMAL ADVOCACY
Sangduen “Lek” Chailert has come to be known throughout Thailand and the rest of the world as “the elephant whisperer”. She has devoted her life to ending the abusive use of elephants in tourism and logging industries and is the founder of Elephant Nature Park, a 250 acre sanctuary for hundreds of rescued elephants and other animals.
Directed by Kelly Guerin
RECENT Contemporary Women
"Even the worst day of doing something is better than the best day of doing nothing."Ask Rubaiya Ahmad about her proudest achievement on behalf of animals, and her answer is immediate. "Stopping dog culling in Bangladesh," she says. Seven years ago, Dhaka,...
“Our lives become so much more valuable when we are achieving not at the expense of others.” As veganism and plant-based diets become more mainstream, we’re seeing an increasing number of athletes embracing the power of plants to fuel their sporting...
“I realized that this was the work I wanted to do, and I just had to figure out how to do it.” Zoe Weil is one of the world’s revolutionary thinkers. As a leader in humane education – a model that centers around sustainability, humanity, and justice – she advocates a...
RECENT HISTORICAL Women
"Is it nothing to you all ye that pass by?" Lind af Hageby, centre front. The other women in this photograph are: Mrs. Clinton Pichney Farrell, Mrs. L.B. Henderson, Mrs. Florence Pell Waring, Mrs. Caroline E. White, and Mrs. R.G. Ingersol. I n July 1909...
“Most people… tend to be ignorant of the processes by which food reaches their table, or if not ignorant they find it more comfortable to forget.” M any activists can point to a single moment that changed their lives—a photograph, a movie, a conversation, or a chance...
"For cruelty always disgraces wisdom, power, and progress, and always will." The image of Phelp’s dog that she used as the frontispiece of her 1899 novel Loveliness O ver a century before videos and social media sites shared stories of rescued laboratory dogs...
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