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WMC News: Holding Hands, Oppositional Resistance, Social Media & Body Image, Online Harassment, WMC

| April 27, 2016

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

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The Power of Holding Hands

The Power of Holding Hands

| April 22, 2016

The author, a disability activist, shares an insight from the “sisterhood of disability”—that handholding between friends is not just for children. More »

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WMC News: Abortion Clinic Violence, South Sudan, Discriminatory Bills, GenderTrolling, WMC Live and

| April 18, 2016

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

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Skyrocketing Abortion Clinic Violence Tied to Extremist Rhetoric

Skyrocketing Abortion Clinic Violence Tied to Extremist Rhetoric

| April 18, 2016

A new report from the National Abortion Federation reveals an alarming spike in violence and threats against abortion providers. More »

We Deserve More: The Critical Role of Women in the Fight for $15

We Deserve More: The Critical Role of Women in the Fight for $15

| April 13, 2016

As the Fight for $15 movement for fair wages and workers' rights prepares for a major strike and protest on April 14, the author, a leading advocate, spotlights women's leadership—and the stakes for women workers. More »

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WMC News: Equal Pay Day, Forensic Evidence, Nude Selfies, Naming Online Harassment, WMC Live & more

| April 12, 2016

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

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Equal Pay Day: Don’t Celebrate, Organize!

Equal Pay Day: Don’t Celebrate, Organize!

| April 11, 2016

On the day that draws attention to the gender wage gap, the author, a leading expert on workers' rights, calls for a "movement for women's economic freedom." More »

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The Long Road to Justice for Pakistan’s Acid Attack Survivors

The Long Road to Justice for Pakistan’s Acid Attack Survivors

| April 7, 2016

Five years after Pakistan passed a law to punish acid attacks, the violence continues even as more survivors seek justice. More »

Anti-LGBT Laws Target Rights as “Political Correctness”

Anti-LGBT Laws Target Rights as “Political Correctness”

| April 4, 2016

The new North Carolina law is just the latest in a wave of backlash legislation targeting LGBT equality. More »

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WMC News: “Switched at Birth”, Live Twitter Chat - Video as Evidence, Ghomeshi Verdict and More

| March 30, 2016

A round up of original content from the Women's Media Center: WMC Features, WMC Speech, WMC Siege, WMC Fbomb, WMC Live, & more More »

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