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U.S. Redefines Rape, Updating an 80-Year-Old Characterization of the Crime

U.S. Redefines Rape, Updating an 80-Year-Old Characterization of the Crime

| January 10, 2012

The new definition, a major step forward in providing justice and tracking the crime, came after advocates launched a viral "rape is rape" campaign. More »

Cornered in the Corner Office

Cornered in the Corner Office

| November 15, 2011

Recent media coverage propels sexist stereotypes of women lawyers. Here, the author calls for a deeper conversation of the study that fueled bad press. More »

Voters Reject GOP State Initiatives—What's the Message for 2012?

Voters Reject GOP State Initiatives—What's the Message for 2012?

| November 10, 2011

In a week when voters shot down anti-union and anti-reproductive choice measures, President Obama took pride in initiatives to advance women's equality. More »

A Statement from the President of the Women's Media Center

| November 7, 2011

WMC Co-Founder Gloria Steinem Comments on DSK Case Dismissal

August 25, 2011

Media Exposes Gadhafi Regime's use of Viagra To Encourage Rape

| June 9, 2011

Activists Battle Victim-Blaming Coverage of NYPD Rape Trial After Acquittal of Officers

| June 1, 2011

Newsbrief: The Media’s Groping Problem and the IMF: Violating Women Since 1945

| May 24, 2011

Newsbrief: IMF Head Arrested for Sexual Assault and Peace Corps Volunteers Speak Out About Rape

| May 16, 2011

Newsbrief: The World’s Best & Worst Places to Be a Mom, A Paradigm Shift for Women Screenwriters

| May 10, 2011