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Changing the Conversation on Women and Addiction

Changing the Conversation on Women and Addiction

| October 15, 2014

The author considers the legacy of a groundbreaking health care reformer and looks at what still needs to be done to reduce stigma and improve care for women dealing with addiction. More »

Rising Up in Haiti on International Day of the Girl

Rising Up in Haiti on International Day of the Girl

| October 9, 2014

An innovative project to teach photography to girls has helped them to be seen—and heard. More »

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Why It Matters

Why It Matters

| October 3, 2014

Pop culture commentator Courtney Young considers the fall 2014 TV season’s lineup of diverse programming. More »

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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 »

The Power of Doc McStuffins

The Power of Doc McStuffins

| September 22, 2014

Can a children’s cartoon help to change the face of medicine? A group of women physicians of color is leveraging the impact of this unusual show to inspire a new generation. More »

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The “Gendered Face” of Ebola

| September 17, 2014

Recognizing that Ebola is killing more women than men—and why—will be key to stemming the spread of the disease. More »

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Women’s Media Center Announces WMC Progressive Women’s Voices Class of 2014

| September 16, 2014

WMC announces it's Progressive Women's Voices class of 2014! More »

With Women In The Lead, Abolishing The Death Penalty Gains Traction

With Women In The Lead, Abolishing The Death Penalty Gains Traction

| September 10, 2014

With capital punishment under renewed scrutiny in the U.S., activists are intensifying efforts to abolish it. Women leaders, coming to the movement as witnesses, advocates, survivors, and former prisoners, are playing an increasingly visible role. More »

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“Lasso of Truth”

“Lasso of Truth”

| September 4, 2014

A new play takes a unique look at Wonder Woman—and the surprising man who created her. More »

A New Look at Dorothea Lange’s Life and Work

A New Look at Dorothea Lange’s Life and Work

| August 28, 2014

A documentary premiering this week reveals why the groundbreaking photography of Dorothea Lange resonates for a modern audience. More »