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When Todd Akin Made A Mistake Did Reporters Correct Him?

| August 21, 2012

The initial coverage of Todd Akin's remarks often failed state the obvious, he was flat out wrong. More »

Doonesbury Tackles the Assault on Women’s Reproductive Rights

March 14, 2012

The Women's Media Center thanks Garry Trudeau for his insightful comic tacking the nationwide battle for reproductive rights and abortion access. More »

Obama’s Epic #FAIL on Plan B

Obama’s Epic #FAIL on Plan B

| December 13, 2011

Out of patience with Obama Administration betrayals on health issues, a coalition has launched a petition demanding an agenda that is fair to women. More »

Voters Reject GOP State Initiatives—What's the Message for 2012?

Voters Reject GOP State Initiatives—What's the Message for 2012?

| November 10, 2011

In a week when voters shot down anti-union and anti-reproductive choice measures, President Obama took pride in initiatives to advance women's equality. More »

Newsbrief: First Female Executive Editor at New York Times, Egyptians Protest “virginity tests.”

| June 2, 2011

Newsbrief: IMF Head Arrested for Sexual Assault and Peace Corps Volunteers Speak Out About Rape

| May 16, 2011

Newsbrief: The World’s Best & Worst Places to Be a Mom, A Paradigm Shift for Women Screenwriters

| May 10, 2011

Newsbrief: Lara Logan Breaks Ground with Graphic Description of Rape, Kentucky Church Takes a Stand

| May 3, 2011

Newsbrief:  Hollywood Gender Gap Persists in Top Films, Transgender Rights Make Headway

| April 26, 2011

The Birth Police—Rights of Pregnant Women and Their Families

The Birth Police—Rights of Pregnant Women and Their Families

| April 19, 2011

In the current wave of state legislature proposals, the threat to a woman's reproductive rights goes far beyond whether or not she can choose abortion, as the founder of Trust Women PAC explains. More »