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Making Women Farmers "Visible" As They Feed Nations

| August 14, 2008

Meena Bilgi always knows where to start. A half hour after her request the village leader of Boripitha, an underdeveloped community of 1,300 in the Indian state of Gujarat, had summoned 15 to 18 men and boys. More »

WMC Daily News Brief: CNN, Raytheon, Afghanistan

August 13, 2008

Climate Change is a Human Rights Challenge

| August 13, 2008

WMC Daily News Brief: Women in Media, Government Leadership, Jihad

August 12, 2008

WMC Daily News Brief: Edwards, State Ballots, Syria

August 11, 2008

The Edwards Scandal: Sexual Ethics and the Other “Two Americas”

| August 10, 2008

As yet another sex scandal broke involving a powerful male politician, I found it mind-boggling that this too familiar scenario was unfolding once again. In an age of constant media surveillance, didn’t anyone learn anything from the feckless Gary Hart, oh, so long ago? More »

Tags: Politics

WMC Daily News Brief: Media Justice, Clinton, Zimbabwe

August 8, 2008

Obama and Women Leaders Get Down to Business

| August 8, 2008

Barack Obama got a lot of advice from more than 30 leaders of national women’s groups when he met with them in late July. Some columnists have written caustically about the need for Obama to pacify angry feminists who had backed Hillary Clinton. More »

Women & the Democratic Convention

August 7, 2008

WMC Daily News Brief: Taliban, Yale, Beijing

August 7, 2008