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The Feminicide Debate

The Feminicide Debate

| April 12, 2012

The author, who has been researching feminicide for the past three years, explores how language—the use of a term—can affect resources and state policies in fighting violence in Juárez, Mexico. More »

Q&A: How Susan Brownmiller Fought the Media on Rape in War, and Won

Q&A: How Susan Brownmiller Fought the Media on Rape in War, and Won

| April 11, 2012

Martin-Zimmerman Tragedy—Could It Have Been Prevented?

Martin-Zimmerman Tragedy—Could It Have Been Prevented?

| April 5, 2012

The author, executive director of the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, explores how appropriate attention to everyday violent behavior can protect potential victims and save potential perpetrators as well. More »

Male Bonding—Military Massacres By The Book

Male Bonding—Military Massacres By The Book

| April 2, 2012

The author of "Unmaking War, Remaking Men" writes that the behavior in Afghanistan of alleged killer Robert Bales was anything but unexpected. More »

Media Coverage for Women Under Siege Project’s Crowdmap of Sexual Violence in Syria

Media Coverage for Women Under Siege Project’s Crowdmap of Sexual Violence in Syria

| March 30, 2012

Cutting-Edge Crowdmap Traces Sexualized Violence in Syria

March 28, 2012

Gender Is Key to the Bullying Culture

Gender Is Key to the Bullying Culture

| March 27, 2012

To reduce bullying and its deadly consequences, argues Jessie Klein, author of the "Bully Society," schools must make the gender connection. More »

Much to Celebrate

Much to Celebrate

| March 8, 2012

Today is International Women's Day. Christine Ahn and the Global Fund for Women mark the occasion by recalling substantial wins for women in 2011. More »

Date Rape Revisited

Date Rape Revisited

| February 23, 2012

Twenty-five years after an historic campus study, why are colleges still struggling to deal with the problem? More »

WMC Congratulates ABC News Investigative Unit for Winning Polk Award for Peace Corps Probe

| February 21, 2012