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Women’s March on Washington in images by Jenny Warburg

Women’s March on Washington in images by Jenny Warburg

| January 24, 2017

A slideshow of images from the Women's March on Washington by WMC photojournalist Jenny Warburg.
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#WhyIMarch

#WhyIMarch

| January 13, 2017

One of the national co-chairs of the Women's March on Washington explains why "intersectional organizing is the agenda moving forward." More »

The UN’s Concrete Ceiling

The UN’s Concrete Ceiling

| January 9, 2017

Efforts to push for the first woman head of the U.N. failed last year, but the new secretary-general, António Guterres, has pledged gender parity during his five-year term. How can he make it happen? More »

Women’s Rebellion Against Religion

Women’s Rebellion Against Religion

| November 17, 2016

More American women are turning away from religion. Marcie Bianco explores why this bodes well for feminism. More »

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and Beyoncé: Feminism in Action

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and Beyoncé: Feminism in Action

| October 12, 2016

When Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie said that Beyoncé’s feminism is not her feminism, some interpreted it as a beef. In fact, Adichie facing Beyoncé is a model of feminist dialogue. More »

With Hillary’s Nomination, Lots of Interest in Suffrage Movement, But Did Media Get the Facts Right?

With Hillary’s Nomination, Lots of Interest in Suffrage Movement, But Did Media Get the Facts Right?

| August 3, 2016

Media outlets that invoke white-clad suffragists as shorthand for a long, sprawling movement often show a simplistic view of women's history. Author Louise Bernikow offers a cheat sheet on the women's suffrage movement for journalists and others. More »

Changing History to Herstory: Hillary Rodham Clinton and the Women’s Movement

Changing History to Herstory: Hillary Rodham Clinton and the Women’s Movement

| June 17, 2016

WMC cofounder Robin Morgan takes stock of what Hillary Clinton's nomination means—and what we have to look forward to as she takes on Donald Trump in the general election. More »

The Lawyer Who Argued the Landmark Casey Decision Weighs In on the Texas Abortion Case

The Lawyer Who Argued the Landmark Casey Decision Weighs In on the Texas Abortion Case

| March 9, 2016

Kathryn Kolbert offers her first-hand analysis of last week's arguments before the Supreme Court on Texas abortion restrictions. More »

Sexist School Dress Codes Can Be Changed

Sexist School Dress Codes Can Be Changed

| January 21, 2016

How one middle school’s students and administrators worked together to create a gender-neutral dress code. More »

A New Look at Grace Lee Boggs, American Revolutionary

A New Look at Grace Lee Boggs, American Revolutionary

| June 27, 2014

A new documentary reveals the unique perspectives and extraordinary life of the author and activist, who has been agitating for change for some seven decades. More »