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WMC News: the Manchester bombing, sexual assault survivors, Women for Women International, WMC Live

| May 24, 2017

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Why Women Leave Tech Companies

Why Women Leave Tech Companies

| May 23, 2017

If tech companies truly want to embrace diversity, they need to reverse a pervasive culture of bias, harassment, exclusion, and bullying, according to a new study. More »

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WMC News: the American Health Care Act, interviewing sexualized violence survivors, rugby, WMC Live

| May 17, 2017

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Just How Bad for Women Is the American Health Care Act?

Just How Bad for Women Is the American Health Care Act?

| May 16, 2017

Women have benefitted from the Affordable Care Act, and women have a lot to lose if the new Republican health care bill becomes law. More »

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Trump Policies That Hurt Workers May Be New Wedge Issue

Trump Policies That Hurt Workers May Be New Wedge Issue

| May 10, 2017

Trump administration policies are reversing many protections for workers. Could these actions be undermining Trump's support among working-class voters? More »

WMC News: Sierra Leone, Oprah, Yugoslavia, incarcerated youth, WMC Live & more!

| May 10, 2017

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Religious Leaders Thwart Abortion Rights in Sierra Leone

Religious Leaders Thwart Abortion Rights in Sierra Leone

| May 4, 2017

Last year Sierra Leone seemed on the verge of legalizing abortion for the first time in 150 years. Last-minute intervention by religious leaders derailed the bill, and now the US global gag rule poses an additional obstacle. More »

Oprah Winfrey and the Immortal Reach of Henrietta Lacks

Oprah Winfrey and the Immortal Reach of Henrietta Lacks

| April 25, 2017

The Henrietta Lacks story, featured in a new HBO film co-starring and executive produced by Oprah Winfrey, shines light on medical injustices against African Americans. More »

WMC News: Murders of trans women, defunding UNFPA, black undocumented immigrants, WMC Live & more!

| April 20, 2017

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Murders of Trans Women Highlight the Intersection of Racial and Gender-Based Violence

Murders of Trans Women Highlight the Intersection of Racial and Gender-Based Violence

| April 18, 2017

There have been eight reported murders of transgender women in the U.S. in the first three months of this year, and all of the victims were women of color. These crimes highlight some alarming truths about gender-based and racial violence. More »