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What to Make of the Jill Abramson Firing

What to Make of the Jill Abramson Firing

| May 27, 2014

A special edition of Women’s Media Center Live With Robin Morgan devoted the entire hour to a roundtable of four distinguished journalists, all members of the WMC board of directors—Soraya Chemaly, Carol Jenkins, Geneva Overholser, and Gloria Steinem— delving into the implications of this firing. Following is an edited excerpt from that conversation. The full program is available at WMCLive.com and iTunes. More »

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Women in Foreclosure: How We Got Here

Women in Foreclosure: How We Got Here

| May 21, 2014

In the first of a two-part series, the author describes the origins of the mortgage crisis and its impact on women. This feature is based on her March article in the University of Chicago’s journal Social Service Review. More »

Why Is It So Easy to Look Away When the Story Is about Women and Girls?

Why Is It So Easy to Look Away When the Story Is about Women and Girls?

| May 14, 2014

When in comes to telling the urgent story of the kidnapped Nigerian students, mainstream media have been slow to mobilize. The author, an international spokesperson for Planned Parenthood Federation of America, reveals why, and demands that we do better. More »

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Laying Claim to Our Bodies

Laying Claim to Our Bodies

| May 7, 2014

As parliament considers a law to roll back abortion rights, women in Spain are trying a novel approach to assert ownership of their bodies. More »

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Still Speaking Truth: Anita Hill in a Conversation With Robin Morgan

Still Speaking Truth: Anita Hill in a Conversation With Robin Morgan

| May 2, 2014

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Women Find Themselves on the Web

Women Find Themselves on the Web

| April 23, 2014

Amid ample evidence that both the small and big screens are still a man’s world, women are finding audiences by creating their own series and making them available on the web. More »

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One-Stop Shopping

One-Stop Shopping

| April 18, 2014

A Buffalo abortion clinic adds a birthing center, creating a new model of a full-service facility for women’s reproductive health. More »

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Moving Beyond the Bechdel Test

Moving Beyond the Bechdel Test

| April 9, 2014

The author, a leading expert on women in the film industry, introduces new research that goes beyond the numbers, revealing the quality of films’ portrayals of women. More »

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Meet Your Brand’s New Spokesperson: Funny, Female, and Fully Clothed

Meet Your Brand’s New Spokesperson: Funny, Female, and Fully Clothed

| April 3, 2014

The author, a marketing professional, takes note of some new and different female characters in TV ads—and hopes that they will set a trend. More »

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Building a Monument for Survivors of Sexual Abuse

Building a Monument for Survivors of Sexual Abuse

| March 27, 2014

Activists have launched a large-scale, community-created artwork to show public support for victims and survivors of sexual assault. More »

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