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Building a Monument for Survivors of Sexual Abuse

Building a Monument for Survivors of Sexual Abuse

| March 27, 2014

Activists have launched a large-scale, community-created artwork to show public support for victims and survivors of sexual assault. More »

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Reality Check on Pope Francis

Reality Check on Pope Francis

| March 19, 2014

When it comes to progress for women in the Catholic church, the author, a professor of religious studies, suggests that we take a hard look at Pope Francis’s actions, not just his rhetoric. More »

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#SheDocs: A Film Festival for the Future

#SheDocs: A Film Festival for the Future

| March 12, 2014

A a free, online documentary film festival, running throughout Women’s History Month, focuses on the stories of extraordinary women. More »

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Sochi Post-Game Analysis

Sochi Post-Game Analysis

| March 6, 2014

In the aftermath of the Olympics, activists consider whether an opportunity for international pressure to change Russia’s anti-LGBT policies has been squandered. More »

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Appointing Judges Who Have Fought for Justice

Appointing Judges Who Have Fought for Justice

| February 28, 2014

Now that the U.S. Senate has changed its rules to make filling judicial vacancies easier, a new report calls on President Obama to nominate judges who have experience as advocates for change. More »

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Ending the Rape Kit Backlog

Ending the Rape Kit Backlog

| February 21, 2014

Activists are working to remove a major hurdle to justice for sexual assault survivors: the backlog of evidence in hundreds of thousands of cases. More »

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The West’s Dirty Laundry

The West’s Dirty Laundry

| February 13, 2014

In the face of violent backlash, Cambodian garment workers, 90 percent of whom are women, are taking on powerful government and industry forces to fight for a living wage. More »

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An Inside View of the Egyptian Revolution

An Inside View of the Egyptian Revolution

| February 6, 2014

An interview with Jehane Noujaim, whose Oscar-nominated documentary The Square offers a unique look at the lives of three Egyptians during the occupation of Tehrir Square : “It’s crucially important that this story about the Egyptian revolution is told by Egyptians.” More »

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Gender Inertia in Hollywood

Gender Inertia in Hollywood

| January 30, 2014

As Hollywood awards season ramps up, the author of the Celluloid Ceiling report examines why the numbers of women behind the scenes remain frustratingly low. More »

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New Visibility for “the Work That Makes All Other Work Possible”

| January 23, 2014

Because it’s labeled ‘women’s work,‘ it’s devalued,” says one activist. But thanks to a decades-long grassroots movement, three states have enacted protections for domestic workers. As the movement grows in other states, advocates look to lessons learned in New York, Hawaii, and California. More »

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