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“We Are the Girls from Seton High”

“We Are the Girls from Seton High”

| June 22, 2012

Overcoming her ambivalence, multi-media journalist Mary C. Curtis finds comfort and acceptance at her high school reunion. More »

Burmese Nobel Laureate after 21 Years

Burmese Nobel Laureate after 21 Years

| June 20, 2012

The author recalls her time in Burma just before the military coup that kept Aung San Suu Kyi from accepting her Nobel Peace Prize for two decades. More »

Tunisia’s Women—Defying the Odds

Tunisia’s Women—Defying the Odds

| April 10, 2012

The author, secretary-general of Parliamentarians for Global Action, writes that Tunisia is finding its own way while Islamist movements gain power in the region. More »

10 Reasons the Rest of the World Thinks the U.S. Is Nuts

| March 19, 2012

Men for Women’s Choice

Men for Women’s Choice

| March 12, 2012

On the issue of contraceptives and choice, most men quoted and pictured in the media recently have opposed women controlling their reproductive health. The authors plan to change that. More »

Faith-healing: A Modest Proposal on Religious Fundamentalism

Faith-healing: A Modest Proposal on Religious Fundamentalism

| January 23, 2012

Author and WMC Co-founder Robin Morgan struggles to understand the faith-based madness that seems to surround us. More »

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Pope Retracts his Gift of Life

February 18, 2011

Islam: Religion of Peace or Violence?

Islam: Religion of Peace or Violence?

| November 10, 2010

Pakistani American commentator Sharmeen Gangat explores how terrorists' vision of Islam is so vastly at odds with the Muslim tradition that nurtured her. More »

Manifesting a Movement—a Spiritual Uprising

| October 8, 2010

Inspired by the women she met at the Omega Women and Power Conference, WMC's Jamia Wilson explains why their visions of spirituality belong at the heart of feminism. More »

Out of the Ash Cloud: An Al Jazeera Festival Premiere

| September 9, 2010

An American filmmaker reflects on screening her documentary on Muslim women religious leaders at the Al Jazeera International Documentary Film Festival in Qatar. More »