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Action Alert & Interview Transcript: Saudi Activist Women Facing Jail for Bringing Abused Woman Food

Action Alert & Interview Transcript: Saudi Activist Women Facing Jail for Bringing Abused Woman Food

| June 30, 2013

Two Saudi women’s rights activists, Wajeha Al-Huwaider and Fawzia Al-Oyouni, have been sentenced to 10 months in prison plus a two-year travel ban thereafter—for “encouraging" a French Canadian woman "to defy" her allegedly abusive Saudi husband. More »

Occupying the Occupy Movement

Occupying the Occupy Movement

| January 3, 2012

An Occupy movement for 2012 could gain strength and staying-power with strategies suggested by an emerging feminist critique. More »

Female Social Media Users in Danger

| December 19, 2011

At UN Climate Talks, Highly Trained Women Play Critical Role

At UN Climate Talks, Highly Trained Women Play Critical Role

| December 11, 2011

Two decades after first joining together to make their voices heard at the Earth Summit in Rio, women environmental leaders continue to make progress at the recent UN conference, though it produced only limited gains on climate change. More »

Was Gertrude Stein a Hitler Fan?

Was Gertrude Stein a Hitler Fan?

| December 8, 2011

The focus of major exhibitions currently in Paris and Washington, D.C., and opening early next year in New York City, avant-garde icon Gertrude Stein continues to inspire controversy. Here, author Renate Stendhal weighs in to set the record straight. More »

Liberian President's Victory Is Marred by Low Turnout and Violence

Liberian President's Victory Is Marred by Low Turnout and Violence

| November 11, 2011

Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf won by a landslide, according to early results. But will she be able to unite a badly divided nation? More »

"Femicide"—The Power of a Name

"Femicide"—The Power of a Name

| October 5, 2011

Sociologist Diana Russell has organized for decades to end violence against women. Here she argues that labeling the most extreme form of such violence is essential to combating it. More »

WMC Co-Founder Gloria Steinem Comments on DSK Case Dismissal

August 25, 2011

The Arms Race Intrudes on a South Korean Paradise

| August 8, 2011

The UN Launches VOTE to Say NO Campaign

July 19, 2011