The Numinous Female:
Vitality, Joy, Protective Power
Icons from Vanuatu, Ecuador, Brazil, Cyclades, Iroquoia, Costa Rica, Belau, Iran, Egypt, Nicaragua, Congo, Canaan, Australia, India, Congo, Nepal, Colombia, Gabon, Rapa Nui, Dominican Republic, Mexico, Chad, Vietnam, Britain, Serbia, and Cameroon ... See where they're from + more info
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Read more about global cultural patterns of female icons:
Sacra Vulva article by Max Dashu
(from her visual presentation Sacra Vulva.)
Vulva Power: Warding Off Danger
by Max Dashu
Remember the Ijaw women who took over Chevron's oil-drilling platforms in the Niger delta, putting the guards to flight by threatening to take off their clothes? Their action belongs to an international style of female action, self-defense, and resistance.
Cunctipotence: Elemental Female Potency
by Jane Caputi
Archaeomythology: Pomo Baby Rocks
City of Joy: for Congo Rape Survivors
Walking the Path of Unity Tostan, Senegal
Global Women Intact Sia Amma
"I am a Clitoris Activist" more on Sia Amma
Kembatta Women's Center Ethiopia
Stopping Excision in Burkina Faso
Moolaade: Interview with Semebene Ousmane
Guinea Campaign Against Excision
Video (with new womanhood ceremonies)
Until the Violence Stops V-Day don't-miss video
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