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Patricia Derian, Human Rights Pioneer: A Personal Appreciation

Patricia Derian, Human Rights Pioneer: A Personal Appreciation

| June 10, 2016

The author, a founding editor of Ms. Magazine and longtime journalist and advocate, remembers how she was inspired by civil and human rights activist Patricia Derian, who died last month. More »

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WMC News: Grace and Frankie’s New Season Pushing Boundaries, Immortal Myths About Online Abuse, Stan

| June 8, 2016

A round up of original content from the Women's Media Center - WMC Features, WMC Speech, WMC Fbomb, and WMC Live More »

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Grace and Frankie’s New Season Pushes New Boundaries

Grace and Frankie’s New Season Pushes New Boundaries

| June 6, 2016

In its second season, the Netflix series "Grace and Frankie" has its most feminist moment yet, portraying the right to death with a mix of gravity and levity. More »

WMC News: Tea & Selfies in Pakistan, Post-Conflict Development Outcomes for Adolescent Girls, Body I

| June 2, 2016

A round up of original content from the Women's Media Center - WMC Features, WMC Women Under Siege, WMC Fbomb, and WMC Live More »

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Tea and Selfies Driving a Revolution in Pakistan

Tea and Selfies Driving a Revolution in Pakistan

| May 31, 2016

After its first year, a movement in Pakistan to claim public spaces for women continues to grow—and it's finding allies and inspiration in India and throughout South Asia. More »

WMC News: Black Women’s Blueprint, Live Twitter Chat - How to Build a Rape Case, Social Media Femini

| May 25, 2016

A round up of original content from the Women's Media Center - WMC Features, WMC Women Under Siege, WMC Fbomb, and WMC Live More »

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“If You Do Not Do Right By Black Women, This Nation Is Doomed to Fail.”

“If You Do Not Do Right By Black Women, This Nation Is Doomed to Fail.”

| May 23, 2016

At the Black Women’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission, women and men broke silence about sexual violence and worked toward forgiveness, healing, and justice. More »

WMC News: Works by Black Women, Bride for Sale, Sexist Dress Codes, WMC Live talks to Gloria Steinem

| May 18, 2016

A round up of original content from the Women's Media Center - WMC Features, WMC Women Under Siege, WMC Fbomb, and WMC Live More »

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Works by Black Women Take Center Stage

Works by Black Women Take Center Stage

| May 17, 2016

Opportunities for women of color are as rare in U.S. theater as they are in Hollywood. But one regional theater is defying the odds with a festival devoted to works by Black women. More »

Bride For Sale: Dreams of an Afghan Rapper

Bride For Sale: Dreams of an Afghan Rapper

| May 13, 2016

A new documentary spotlights a teen rapper who escapes the Taliban only to face the prospect of being being sold into marriage. More »