Gender and Sex

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Taking Steps to Equality

STOCKTON, CA – On Saturday, April 21 the Women’s Center of San Joaquin County hosted its 5th Annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event on Pacific Avenue on Stockton’s Miracle Mile. Continue reading

Women`s Month: University of the Pacific brings Filmmaker

Stockton- CA, As part of the Women`s History Month activities at the University of the Pacific, acclaimed writer and producer of  the documentary “Miss Representation”, Jennifer Siebel Newsom, led a discussion  after  the screening of her film at the Janet Leigh Theatre on Tuesday, March 13. Continue reading

Recognizing A Trauma Advocate

Update: The women’s Center Women’s Center Welcomes a new keynote speaker, Filmmaker and Activist Nancy Schwartzman Annual Luncheon Returns to Civic Auditorium. Please read updated story CLICK HERE.




The Women’s Center of San Joaquin recognizes Advocate for survivors of trauma including homeless, survivors of child abuse, domestic violence, acute trauma, and natural disasters: author and Zen Master Laura van Dernoot Lipsky at this years 32nd annual luncheon.

SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY, CA – The Women’s Center will host its 32nd Annual Luncheon on Wednesday, March 28, 2012 at the Stockton Civic Auditorium.

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The 2011 Top 10 Stories Most Read

As we begin 2012, Bilingual Weekly’s newsroom extracted the top 10 most read stories during the last 352 days.  Please note that the top 10 stories were not selected by the Bilingual Weekly’s staff, our team ran the English website’s analytics’ report which evaluates the hits received daily and it ranked each story from the highest number of hits to the lowest ranking in local news coverage. The following stories are briefs of the top 10 stories you, our readers clicked on.

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American Immigrant Woman Entrepreneurs Study shows double

A new study, Our American Immigrant Entrepreneurs: The Women, shows that in the last 10 years the number of American Immigrant woman entrepreneurs has almost doubled.

There were 575,750 immigrant woman who were self employed in their own business in the year 2000 and in 2010, that number jumped to 980,575.

The report was written by Susan Pearce, Elizabeth Clifford and Reena Tandon and was adapted from the book, “Immigration and Woman: Understanding the American Experience,” according to New American Media news report from December 9, 2011.

Commentary: Plan B Restrictions too Dangerous for Latinas

Jessica González-Rojas is the executive director of National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health, which works to secure access to reproductive health and justice for Latinas, their families and their communities through public education, community mobilization and policy advocacy.

New America Media, Commentary, Jessica González-Rojas, Posted: Dec 09, 2011

(NAM) This week, politics interfered with healthcare when young women were again denied the ability to obtain over-the-counter emergency contraception (EC) despite recommendations from the nation’s leading health experts.

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