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Egyptians Mobilize Against Sexual Harassment

Egyptians Mobilize Against Sexual Harassment

| July 27, 2012

In Cairo, performers and artists take to the streets to make them safe for women. More »

Women Missing from Emmy Nominations

| July 26, 2012

The nominees for the 64th Annual Emmy Awards demonstrate once again how women's voices are missing or underrepresented in Hollywood. More »

Life in Lady Writer Heaven

Life in Lady Writer Heaven

| July 23, 2012

Solitude in a "cottage-of-one's-own" came to this writer with some unexpected challenges. More »

Congratulations To the WMC Progressive Girls’ Voices Class of 2012!

| July 18, 2012

Progressive Girl’s Voices (PGV) is the premier media and leadership-training program for girls in the country. Representing a range of expertise and diversity across race, class, geography, and generation, participants receive advanced, comprehensive training and tools to position themselves as media spokespeople in their fields, thereby changing the conversation on issues that fill the headlines. More »

If Women Ran Hollywood . . . 2012

If Women Ran Hollywood . . . 2012

| July 16, 2012

The author of annual studies of women working in film and prime-time TV updates a classic consciousness-raising article as a 2012 reality check. More »

Women’s Media Center Partner SPARK Summit Urges Teen Vogue to #KeepItReal

Women’s Media Center Partner SPARK Summit Urges Teen Vogue to #KeepItReal

| July 12, 2012

Nuns and Virgins

Nuns and Virgins

| July 12, 2012

With the republication of her novel set in the 1950s, Caryl Rivers considers the nuns who taught her and those who are still today the heart of the Catholic Church. More »

Stopping Traffic

Stopping Traffic

| July 10, 2012

The worldwide child sex industry has set up shop in the United States. Mary Ann Swissler asked advocates what it would take to stop it. More »

Seventeen Magazine Vows to Show Girls ‘as They Really Are’

| July 5, 2012

Women’s Magazines and the Cult of Hypocrisy

Women’s Magazines and the Cult of Hypocrisy

| July 5, 2012

This week, Seventeen magazine promised to publish un-photoshopped images of real girls, finally responding to 14-year-old SPARK activist Julia Bluhm's campaign. Such pressure must continue argues author Laura Bates. More »