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At UN Climate Talks, Highly Trained Women Play Critical Role

At UN Climate Talks, Highly Trained Women Play Critical Role

| December 11, 2011

Two decades after first joining together to make their voices heard at the Earth Summit in Rio, women environmental leaders continue to make progress at the recent UN conference, though it produced only limited gains on climate change. More »

Our Bodies Ourselves at Forty

Our Bodies Ourselves at Forty

| October 18, 2011

OBOS celebrates its 40th birthday this year, and members of what is now a worldwide community gathered in Boston to discuss the book's huge impact for women globally. More »

Women at the Front—Two Reporters Join a Sisterhood

Women at the Front—Two Reporters Join a Sisterhood

| September 8, 2011

At danger spots in the Middle East and elsewhere, CNN reporters Sara Sidner and Arwa Damon lend their particular perspectives, in a tradition of war correspondents who happen to be women. More »

Finishing Strong—Older Women Athletes Show the Way

Finishing Strong—Older Women Athletes Show the Way

| August 18, 2011

Last week Diana Nyad attempted to swim from Cuba to the United States, a feat she first undertook 33 years ago while in her 20s. Elayne Clift celebrates her prowess and that of her sportswomen peers. More »

Graffiti—Women Artists Make Their Mark

Graffiti—Women Artists Make Their Mark

| July 26, 2011

With Banksy's documentary "Exit Through the Gift Shop" nominated for a 2010 Oscar and recent reports in the New York Times, street art is in the news. Elayne Clift explores the perspective of women graffiti artists. More »

The Nation's Moral Bankruptcy Crisis

The Nation's Moral Bankruptcy Crisis

| June 3, 2011

The country may be emerging slowly from fiscal crisis, but Elayne Clift writes that there is no end to moral bankruptcy in the United States. More »

A Gendered Lens—Literal and Metaphoric

A Gendered Lens—Literal and Metaphoric

| March 18, 2011

Photography exhibits on both coasts—one massive, the other showcasing one artist's vision—both reveal the quality of women's insights that shed light on our times. More »