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When the Bush Becomes a “Desert Shrub”

| July 9, 2008

“It doesn’t rain here the way it used to.” That was a Senegalese woman’s observation, included in a new report on climate change released by the Women’s Environment and Development Organization (WEDO). More »

Nicaraguan Activist Embarks on Democracy Hunger Strike

| June 9, 2008

Please Listen to the Women of Iraq

| March 8, 2008

Premiere Dame Worries Sarkozy Constituents

| March 3, 2008

Camelot Revisited—What’s Lost in Pakistan

| January 15, 2008

Women World Leaders Reassess Security

| January 4, 2008

In Memory of Benazir Bhutto, Cut U.S. Ties to Musharraf

| December 28, 2007

Sexual Violence as Occupational Hazard—In Iraq and at Home in the U.S.A.

| December 21, 2007

Jamie Leigh Jones was just 20 in 2005 when she took a leap of faith to work in Iraq for her employer, military contractor Kellogg, Brown & Root, then a subsidiary of Halliburton. She went on a mission she believed in. Shortly after her arrival in Iraq, however, Jones’ ambitions were dashed in an alleged gang rape by co-workers. More »

Who Is Making Those Troubling Toys from China?

| December 17, 2007

WMC Commentary: “Charlie Wilson’s War” and Pakistan at a Crossroads

| December 3, 2007