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Abolishing Prostitution: A Feminist Human Rights Treaty

Abolishing Prostitution: A Feminist Human Rights Treaty

| August 28, 2012

The author, long active in global human rights, argues that the time is ripe for a UN treaty to bolster ongoing efforts to end prostitution. More »

Congratulations To The Women’s Media Center’s Progressive Women’s Voices Class of 2012

| August 24, 2012

Congratulations to our Progressive Girls' Voices class of 2012! Progressive Women’s Voices is the premier media and leadership training program for women in the country. More »

Feminists Pioneer ‘Conversation’ Radio

Feminists Pioneer ‘Conversation’ Radio

| August 22, 2012

With a new radio show, "Women's Media Center Live," about to launch, the author, executive editor of Raw Story, talks to radio hosts who are changing the sound and scope of talk radio. More »

The Left’s Love for the Feisty Nun

The Left’s Love for the Feisty Nun

| August 15, 2012

The author, former president of Catholics for Choice, questions the wisdom of progressives who glorify "brave" nuns under Vatican attack. More »

First Woman to Moderate Presidential Debate in 20 years

| August 13, 2012

The moderators of the 2012 presidential and vice presidential debates were announced by the Commission on Presidential Debates today, and Candy Crowley, host of CNN's "State of the Union," will host the second debate on October 16 at Hofstra University in Hempstead, Long Island. More »

Congratulations To the WMC Progressive Girls’ Voices Class of 2012!

| July 18, 2012

Progressive Girl’s Voices (PGV) is the premier media and leadership-training program for girls in the country. Representing a range of expertise and diversity across race, class, geography, and generation, participants receive advanced, comprehensive training and tools to position themselves as media spokespeople in their fields, thereby changing the conversation on issues that fill the headlines. More »

Women’s Media Center Partner SPARK Summit Urges Teen Vogue to #KeepItReal

Women’s Media Center Partner SPARK Summit Urges Teen Vogue to #KeepItReal

| July 12, 2012

Nuns and Virgins

Nuns and Virgins

| July 12, 2012

With the republication of her novel set in the 1950s, Caryl Rivers considers the nuns who taught her and those who are still today the heart of the Catholic Church. More »

Nora Ephron—An Appreciation

Nora Ephron—An Appreciation

| June 29, 2012

Author M. G. Lord knew Nora Ephron socially, but appreciated her most through Ephron's essays. She writes about why they've had only the best influence on her own writing. More »

“Having it All?”—The Wrong Question for Most Women

“Having it All?”—The Wrong Question for Most Women

| June 26, 2012

As it has done at least once a decade for the past 40 years, the media seems intent on pitting women against each other in a "Having it All" debate about work inside and outside the home. Author and organizer Ellen Bravo explains why the discussion defies reality. More »