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Newsbrief: Most Americans Support Keeping Abortion Legal, Islamic Extremists Publish Women’s Mag

| March 15, 2011

Wisconsin Budget Battle Targets Women and People of Color

Wisconsin Budget Battle Targets Women and People of Color

| March 11, 2011

It's not the first time budget cutters have manipulated stereotypes to scapegoat groups of women, as freelance writer and Wisconsin native Kate McCormack explains. More »

Newsbrief: Celebrating International Women’s Day, South Dakota Attacks Abortion Access

| March 8, 2011

The New Budget Cuts Out Women

February 16, 2011

Mythological Minorities? Animals, Aliens, and Talking Cars Have More Representation than Women and M

February 8, 2011

An Obama Report Card: State of the Union for Women and Children

| January 27, 2011

In the wake of President Obama's State of the Union Address, the WMC looks at his record on a series of essential issues. Overall grade? Pass, but with ample room for improvement. More »

Batgirl and Other Fair Pay Heroes

Batgirl and Other Fair Pay Heroes

| November 30, 2010

While the Senate recently bungled its chance to advance paycheck fairness, gender pay equality has impressive champions ready to join the battle again, as AAUW's executive director Linda D. Hallman explains. More »

Women’s Media Center Statement on Paycheck Fairness Act’s Failure in Senate

November 17, 2010

Power Play: Reversing the Recession’s Toll on Women

| October 12, 2010

Influential advocates met last week in New York to address the economic security of women and their families. Journalist Catherine Epstein reports on their deliberations—and the people they hope will join the conversation. More »

Women and Wealth—Taking the Pulse

Women and Wealth—Taking the Pulse

| August 13, 2010

Three recent reports offer contradictory messages about women and finance. Taken together, they suggest that women’s greater financial awareness following the recent recession will take them only part way to greater solvency. More »