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A Theater Company’s Bold Move: Women-Only Season

A Theater Company’s Bold Move: Women-Only Season

| March 24, 2015

One group hopes that its women-only season will spark conversation and serve as a model for other theaters. More »

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20 Years After Beijing, How Are We Doing?

20 Years After Beijing, How Are We Doing?

| March 18, 2015

A new, in-depth report on the status of women worldwide reveals where progress has been made, and that there is much more to be done. More »

Shackled and In Labor

Shackled and In Labor

| March 10, 2015

As activists build momentum to ban the shackling of incarcerated pregnant women, a new report reveals substandard reproductive health care for women behind bars. More »

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Giving Women Journalists a New Reach

Giving Women Journalists a New Reach

| March 4, 2015

Global Press News Service brings women’s unique access and insights to international reporting. More »

In a Digital Age, Feminism Demands an Open Internet

In a Digital Age, Feminism Demands an Open Internet

| February 24, 2015

As a crucial ruling on net neutrality approaches, the author—executive director of the Center for Media Justice—explains why this issue is crucial for social justice movements. More »

He, Himself, and Him

He, Himself, and Him

| February 19, 2015

As this year’s Academy Award nominations show, men still dominate both in front of and behind the camera in Hollywood. The author of the It’s a Man’s (Celluloid) World report explains that change is possible—but only if we keep the pressure on. More »

Why I Hate That NyQuil Ad

Why I Hate That NyQuil Ad

| February 7, 2015

What parents really need is paid sick leave, and as working families advocate Ellen Bravo points out, it’s proving to be a winning issue in campaigns all across the U.S. More »

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“She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry” Highlights Grassroots Feminists

“She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry” Highlights Grassroots Feminists

| January 30, 2015

A new film deepens our understanding of a unique chapter in U.S. feminism. More »

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Reporting on Rape: We Can and Must Get It Right

| January 15, 2015

The author, a former sex crimes prosecutor, points out that true reports of rape are all too common, false reports of rape are rare but they exist, and good investigations can tell them apart. More »

The Oscars Gender Gap

| January 15, 2015

The Women’s Media Center released its 2015 review of the status of women as nominees for non-acting Academy Awards. More »