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"Femicide"—The Power of a Name

"Femicide"—The Power of a Name

| October 5, 2011

Sociologist Diana Russell has organized for decades to end violence against women. Here she argues that labeling the most extreme form of such violence is essential to combating it. More »

The Power of “Ruined”

The Power of “Ruined”

| April 14, 2011

Lynn Nottage's Pulitzer Prize winning play enlightens audiences across the country. Ruined just finished a run in Berkeley, California, plays this month in Denver and opens April 22 in Washington, D.C. More »

Newsbrief: Net Neutrality is Key for Women’s Media, 10 Industries Where Women Earn Less Than Men

| April 12, 2011

Time Served, Justice Lacking: How Media Can Help.

| March 28, 2011

Servicewomen Sue Pentagon for Enabling Rape

| February 16, 2011

The Super Bowl and Violence Against Females

February 5, 2011

Pass the Intl. Violence Against Women Act before it's too late!

November 18, 2010

In NYC? Check out these great feminist events!

November 10, 2010

Craigslist Shuts Down “Adult Services” Section—But For How Long, and To What End?

September 8, 2010

Sexual Assault: Considering Those Most At Risk

Sexual Assault: Considering Those Most At Risk

| April 30, 2010

This month’s emphasis on sexual assault awareness tends to ignore the trauma of one group of women who are among those least able to prevent attacks or defend themselves. More »