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Rape Myths Persist—Reactions to the Assault on Lara Logan

Rape Myths Persist—Reactions to the Assault on Lara Logan

| February 17, 2011

Even after decades of public discourse about the nature of sexual assault, rape is still misunderstood. Here, clinical psychologist Sheela Raja writes that it's past time to put the myths to rest. More »

Newsbrief:  CBS Reporter Sexually Assaulted, Pentagon Sued, Italian Women Protest Berlusconi

February 16, 2011

“In Cairo: A Birth” a Poem by Egyptian Feminist Writer Mona Helmy

“In Cairo: A Birth” a Poem by Egyptian Feminist Writer Mona Helmy

| February 11, 2011

Egyptian feminist writer Mona Helmy celebrates a fragile beginning of life in her poem, transliterated by Robin Morgan. More »

From Tahrir Square: The City in the Field

From Tahrir Square: The City in the Field

| February 7, 2011

Egyptian feminist Nawal El Saadawi embraces a younger generation determined to achieve the revolutionary goals to which she and others have devoted their lives. More »

News Brief: An Obama Report Card, Sex Workers Murdered, An Update on Birth Control

January 28, 2011

In Chile, a Spiritual Space for Activism

In Chile, a Spiritual Space for Activism

| January 4, 2011

Women who formed the backbone of the antipoverty and human rights work of liberation theology in Latin America have organized for women's empowerment for decades. More »

From Daily Caller: Feminists turn on fellow progressives over Assange rape charges

December 21, 2010

NEWSBRIEF: Feminist Response to Assange Rape Case, OWN Network Transition, NOW Suit Against Hooters

December 20, 2010

"Abortion Democracy:" Feminist Film-Maker Inspires Us to Speak Out for Women

"Abortion Democracy:" Feminist Film-Maker Inspires Us to Speak Out for Women

December 20, 2010

Micro-lender Fonkoze to the Rescue in Haiti

| December 17, 2010

A micro-credit program and banking system for more than 200,000 women in Haiti has come to the rescue of the overall economy in the wake of the devastating earthquake. At a time when Haitian commercial banks remain closed, Fonkoze, the Haitian branch of the Grameen Bank of Bangladesh, mobilized over the weekend to get funds to its members in rural towns as well as Port-au-Prince. More »