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To Make Political Progress, Look to the #FightFor15 Playbook

To Make Political Progress, Look to the #FightFor15 Playbook

| January 25, 2017

One of the few bright spots in the recent election was a series of victories on increasing minimum wage. The author, a leading advocate, explains how the fight for a fair economy will be won by women. More »

Women’s March on Washington in images by Jenny Warburg

Women’s March on Washington in images by Jenny Warburg

| January 24, 2017

A slideshow of images from the Women's March on Washington by WMC photojournalist Jenny Warburg.
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The Dakota Pipeline: Fact vs. Fake News

The Dakota Pipeline: Fact vs. Fake News

| January 19, 2017

Mainstream news media coverage of the Dakota Access Pipeline has often been selective, one-sided, and inaccurate. And it has all but ignored the impact on women and girls. More »

#WhyIMarch

#WhyIMarch

| January 13, 2017

One of the national co-chairs of the Women's March on Washington explains why "intersectional organizing is the agenda moving forward." More »

WMC News: PWV Media Training, the UN, DRC Child Soldiers, Hijabi Beauty, & More

| January 12, 2017

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The UN’s Concrete Ceiling

The UN’s Concrete Ceiling

| January 9, 2017

Efforts to push for the first woman head of the U.N. failed last year, but the new secretary-general, Ant√≥nio Guterres, has pledged gender parity during his five-year term. How can he make it happen? More »

WMC News: PWV Media Training, Trump Era, Colombian Indigenous Activism, Xenophobia, WMC Live & More

| January 5, 2017

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Fighting Sexual Violence in the Trump Era

Fighting Sexual Violence in the Trump Era

| January 3, 2017

The author, one of many women whose past trauma was triggered when Donald Trump boasted about sexual assault, says that now more than ever, we must keep speaking out against violence. More »

Reproductive Rights and the Media—Women Front & Center

| December 31, 2016

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Women Workers Fight Back Against Sexual Harassment and Assault

Women Workers Fight Back Against Sexual Harassment and Assault

| December 20, 2016

Many discussions about the concerns of working-class people have overlooked a huge group within their ranks: women working in restaurants, hotels, and private homes who are uniquely vulnerable to sexual harassment and assault. More »

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