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Women’s Studies: Don’t You Mean Gender Studies?

Women’s Studies: Don’t You Mean Gender Studies?

| August 21, 2014

The author, the director of a women’s studies program, takes a stand in favor of “the all-inclusive concept of ‘Women’s Studies.’” More »

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What to Make of “Female Empowerment” Marketing

What to Make of “Female Empowerment” Marketing

| August 14, 2014

The author, a marketer and media critic, takes a close look at the trend of ads that seem to be selling women’s and girls’ strength as much as any product. More »

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Education About Breastfeeding Needs to Start Earlier—Much Earlier

| August 7, 2014

The author points out that the shaming of breastfeeding women will change only when we start teaching young people about its benefits. More »

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“Humanizing What Choice Looks Like”

“Humanizing What Choice Looks Like”

| July 31, 2014

When it comes to portraying women’s experiences of abortion, Obvious Child, this summer’s surprising feminist romantic comedy, is a game-changer. More »

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A Harsh Climate for Women

A Harsh Climate for Women

| July 23, 2014

By any measure, women are hardest hit by the effects of climate change. So we need women’s leadership in finding solutions. More »

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Closing the Information Gap on International Surrogacy

| July 16, 2014

Two advocacy groups are teaming up to shed light on the human rights aspects of cross-border surrogacy. More »

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Women Make Up Only 26% Of Nominees for 66th Primetime Emmy Awards

| July 10, 2014

Women Writers Find a New Platform

Women Writers Find a New Platform

| July 9, 2014

An innovative digital publisher offers new opportunities to women writers—and their audiences. More »

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Rwanda 20 Years Later

Rwanda 20 Years Later

| July 2, 2014

The author, a survivor of the 1994 genocide, sends out a call for both remembrance and action. More »

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A New Look at Grace Lee Boggs, American Revolutionary

A New Look at Grace Lee Boggs, American Revolutionary

| June 27, 2014

A new documentary reveals the unique perspectives and extraordinary life of the author and activist, who has been agitating for change for some seven decades. More »