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Pakistan’s Little Rock Nine

| August 6, 2009

Protecting schoolgirls forced to face down the Taliban mob in the Swat valley—education is the place to start, writes the author, toward an equitable and secure future. More »

The Undiagnosed Problem: The Twilight “Saga”

The Undiagnosed Problem: The Twilight “Saga”

| June 30, 2009

Harmless fantasy-romance? Or influential prototype of a controlling lover? The author asks her (somewhat) younger sister-readers to take a deeper look at the popular series. More »

Former Intern Blogs about WMC Experience and “Using Media to Tell Our Story”

June 17, 2009

What if?

June 4, 2009

Fresh Conversation on Dads, Dudes, and Doing It

May 15, 2009

Women Girls Ladies: A Fresh Take On Women's History Month

March 10, 2009

Can We Talk? Teens Need a Realistic Dialogue About Sex and Contraceptives

| February 27, 2009

Airs Tonight! Check it Out! PBS Special on Teen Workers and Sexual Harassment

February 20, 2009

A War on Pakistan’s Schoolgirls

| January 27, 2009

In a remarkably beautiful area of Pakistan, the Taliban is making a nightmare of girls’ lives. The author, a Pakistani lawyer and staff member of Equality Now, tells us how the Obama Administration can avoid the mistakes of its predecessor. More »

Girls Need to See Women Rise to Political Power

| January 12, 2009

In about a week, Barack Obama will be sworn in as the 44th president of the United States—entering the history books as the first African American to serve. Young girls know from Hillary Clinton’s near success at becoming the Democratic candidate that women can aspire to the highest office too, but studies show that their assurance could quickly fade. More »