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Women in East Timor Push for Political Power

Women in East Timor Push for Political Power

| October 26, 2016

In the tiny Southeast Asian nation of Timor-Leste, a unique campaign has resulted in a record number of women on the ballot in the upcoming election for local leaders. More »

WMC News: Breast Cancer, Refugees in Greece, Lou Dobbs & Doxing, Girls in Tech, WMC Live & More

| October 19, 2016

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Think Pink? Think Again

Think Pink? Think Again

| October 18, 2016

In the midst of the tidal wave of pink ribbon promotions for Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the executive director of Breast Cancer Action warns: beware of pink ribbon culture, which distracts attention from the real issues. More »

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and Beyoncé: Feminism in Action

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and Beyoncé: Feminism in Action

| October 12, 2016

When Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie said that Beyoncé’s feminism is not her feminism, some interpreted it as a beef. In fact, Adichie facing Beyoncé is a model of feminist dialogue. More »

WMC News: Beyoncé, Internalized Misogyny, Comprehensive Sex Ed, Sexual Harassment, & more!

| October 12, 2016

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Women’s Media Awards 2016 Photo Feature

| October 6, 2016

Four hundred guests attended the Women’s Media Awards on September 29 at Capitale in New York City. Two-time Academy Award-winning actor Sally Field was the host for the Women's Media Center event. Gayle King, co-anchor of "CBS This Morning” and three-time Emmy winner, gave opening remarks. More »

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WMC News: the Women’s Media Awards, Yazidi Women, Emma Watson, WMC Live & more!

| October 6, 2016

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Spotlight on Change Makers at the Women’s Media Awards

Spotlight on Change Makers at the Women’s Media Awards

| October 5, 2016

Last week's WMC Women's Media Awards honored media leaders who have paved the way for other women. More »

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WMC News: The Emmys, Incarcerated & Transgendered, Abortion, Standing Rock & more!

| September 21, 2016

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Transgender and In Prison: Violence, Harassment, and Denial of Medical Care Are the Norm

Transgender and In Prison: Violence, Harassment, and Denial of Medical Care Are the Norm

| September 20, 2016

A new report details widespread abuse of transgender and gender-nonconforming people in U.S. prisons, jails, and immigration detention centers—and points to how corrections agencies can improve conditions. More »

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