An excerpt from Suzan Sanal's documentary on U.N. Women's Rights Activist Charlotte Bunch.
CHARLOTTE BUNCH is an internationally renowned women’s human rights activist and Founder of the Center for Women's Global Leadership and Senior Scholar at Rutgers University. She has authored numerous publications that reflect her interests in feminist theory’s application to public policy questions, civil liberty, gender, sexuality, and global development, including Passionate Politics: Feminist Theory in Action and Demanding Accountability: The Global Campaign and Vienna Tribunal for Women's Human Rights.
Bunch has been the recipient of an assortment of honors and awards, such as the 2006 Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey Board of Trustees Award for Excellence in Research; the 2002 International Women's Forum Women Who Make a Difference Award; and the 1999 Eleanor Roosevelt Award for Human Rights presented by former president William Jefferson Clinton. She was inducted into the National Women’s Hall of Fame in 1996 in recognition of her committed, pioneering service as an educator, advocate, writer, and strategist.