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10 Reasons the Rest of the World Thinks the U.S. Is Nuts

| March 19, 2012

Expanding Health Care Access—A Case Study

Expanding Health Care Access—A Case Study

| March 19, 2012

While many legislators seem intent on narrowing women's access to affordable care, individuals and foundations still work to expand it. Such is the mission of Dana Dornsife. More »

Men for Women’s Choice

Men for Women’s Choice

| March 12, 2012

On the issue of contraceptives and choice, most men quoted and pictured in the media recently have opposed women controlling their reproductive health. The authors plan to change that. More »

State-Sanctioned Shaming and the Battle for Reproductive Rights

State-Sanctioned Shaming and the Battle for Reproductive Rights

| March 7, 2012

Contraception and choice are simply an everyday imperative for the author and her peers, despite the hostility that remains a part of the national culture. More »

Gloria Steinem, WMC Co-Founder, Speaks with the Palm Beach Post about Reproductive Rights

Gloria Steinem, WMC Co-Founder, Speaks with the Palm Beach Post about Reproductive Rights

| March 1, 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 »

Bahrain Medics Still at Risk

Bahrain Medics Still at Risk

| February 15, 2012

On the one-year anniversary of the uprising in Bahrain, a lawyer continues her fight for medics arrested and tortured for treating protestors injured by police—in demonstrations where women have played a key role. More »

FMLA 19 Years Later: Big Impact, Big Challenges

| February 15, 2012

Nineteen years ago, an American president signed into law a measure that acknowledged for the first time in our history that having a family shouldn’t cost you your job. The bill was the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the president Bill Clinton, the date February 5, 1993. What the FMLA guaranteed ... More »

Women’s Media Center Statement: Komen Foundation VP Karen Handel Resigns

| February 7, 2012

Dangerous “Prenatal Discrimination Bill” Crafted by GOP

| February 7, 2012