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Why Bad Sex Is Good—On HBO’s “Girls”

Why Bad Sex Is Good—On HBO’s “Girls”

| May 4, 2012

WMC's Madeleine Gyory argues that the new HBO show makes room for realistic complications of forging sexual relationships. More »

Young Women’s Caucus—A Promising Sign at UN Commission Meeting

Young Women’s Caucus—A Promising Sign at UN Commission Meeting

| April 24, 2012

While the recent UN Status of Women Commission sessions failed to reach consensus on recommendations for rural women, young women moved forward, impressing the author with their leadership potential. More »

WMC Partner SPARK Receives Media Coverage for LEGO Meeting

WMC Partner SPARK Receives Media Coverage for LEGO Meeting

| April 23, 2012

The Feminicide Debate

The Feminicide Debate

| April 11, 2012

The author, who has been researching feminicide for the past three years, explores how language—the use of a term—can affect resources and state policies in fighting violence in Juárez, Mexico. More »

“16 and Pregnant” Brings Abortion to Prime Time

| April 4, 2012

Reality TV just got a little more real about abortion. More »

Katniss and Bella—Getting to the Heart of the Matter

Katniss and Bella—Getting to the Heart of the Matter

| March 29, 2012

The author, a student at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, argues that the distance between the teen heroes in "The Twilight Saga" and "The Hunger Games Trilogy" may not be as great as it seems. More »

Gender Is Key to the Bullying Culture

Gender Is Key to the Bullying Culture

| March 27, 2012

To reduce bullying and its deadly consequences, argues Jessie Klein, author of the "Bully Society," schools must make the gender connection. More »

Shelby Knox Featured in the New York Times

| March 19, 2012

WMC Co-Founder Gloria Steinem in the New York Times

WMC Co-Founder Gloria Steinem in the New York Times

| March 19, 2012

Girls Get Called “Slut” Everyday—They Could Be Making Friends Instead

Girls Get Called “Slut” Everyday—They Could Be Making Friends Instead

| February 28, 2012

Jessie Klein, author of "The Bully Society," writes that girls need help in building trusting relationships. More »