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Activists Organize for Women’s Rights in Armenia

Activists Organize for Women’s Rights in Armenia

| July 29, 2015

The Women’s Resource Center of Armenia is leading a small but growing movement, working for domestic violence laws, women’s health, education, and more. More »

Military Changes Course on Psychiatric Discharge for Sexual Assault Survivor

| July 23, 2015

Military sexual assault survivors are often labeled with psychiatric disorders, then discharged on that basis. The Army has reversed its decision in one such case--does this signal a change for future survivors? More »

Steinem and Mankiller School for Organizers

Steinem and Mankiller School for Organizers

| July 15, 2015

A new program, conceived by Gloria Steinem and Wilma Mankiller, brings together scholars and activists who are making history every day. More »

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Women’s Media Center Announces Progressive Women’s Voices Class of 2015!

| July 9, 2015

The Women's Media Center today congratulates the 20 women accepted into its WMC Progressive Women's Voices class of 2015. More »

Meet the Woman Journalist Behind Early US-Cuba Talks

Meet the Woman Journalist Behind Early US-Cuba Talks

| July 9, 2015

As the United States and Cuba reopen embassies this month, we remember Lisa Howard, a little-known television journalist who played a key role in secret talks between the Kennedy and Castro governments. More »

The Supreme Court’s Marriage Ruling Was About Rights—and About Love

The Supreme Court’s Marriage Ruling Was About Rights—and About Love

| July 2, 2015

For author Danielle Moody-Mills, it was stories of love and commitment, not statistics and poll numbers, that changed hearts and minds. More »

Sorry, grown-ups. Young people can’t solve America’s race challenges alone

| June 22, 2015

As the Emanuel Church shooting makes painfully clear, the young generation has learned many of the same lessons about race as their elders. More »

Taking Stock of Women in Media Globally

| June 18, 2015

The UN and other international groups are taking a look at the status of women in the media at a time of crisis for freedom of expression and journalist safety. More »

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When It Comes to Abortion, Money Is Key to Access

When It Comes to Abortion, Money Is Key to Access

| June 8, 2015

As legal restrictions continue to increase, more than 80 abortion funds are providing direct help, and the the National Network of Abortion Funds is also pushing for changes in policy on funding. More »

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Supreme Court Makes It Harder to Convict for Online Threats

| June 2, 2015

The Court reversed a conviction, but avoided First Amendment questions. Two feminist legal experts weigh in on what yesterday’s Elonis decision means. More »