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The World Agrees: No Right to Bear Unregulated Arms

The World Agrees: No Right to Bear Unregulated Arms

| September 25, 2014

Thanks in part to the unprecedented leadership and persistence of women, today marks the passage of a global Arms Trade Treaty. More »

Woman of Peace—Leymah Gbowee

Woman of Peace—Leymah Gbowee

| October 10, 2011

The producer of "Pray the Devil Back to Hell" and of a PBS series premiering Tuesday this week, "Women, War and Peace," writes of her friend Leymah Gbowee, who along with sister Liberian, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, and pro-democracy campaigner Tawakkul Karman of Yemen, has won the Nobel Peace Prize. More »

Remembering Abeer: Anatomy of a War Crime

Remembering Abeer: Anatomy of a War Crime

| April 15, 2010

In 2006, WMC began a media campaign to ensure that the girl who fell victim to a heinous U.S. war crime in Iraq would not be forgotten. Here, the writer of previous WMC Exclusives about the case describes new information from a recent book by Time magazine’s Jim Frederick. More »