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MAKERS Asks (and Answers): Where Are the Women?

MAKERS Asks (and Answers): Where Are the Women?

| October 9, 2013

Eight months after its premiere, "MAKERS: Women Who Make America" continues its dramatic growth as a multimedia project chronicling the modern U.S. women’s movement. It received the Multi-Media Award for Ground-Breaking Contribution to Women, History, and America at the Women’s Media Center Awards Gala in New York this week. Amy Richards—who is writing a book about MAKERS—will appear as a guest on “Women’s Media Center Live with Robin Morgan” on October 10. More »

Lily Tomlin and Robin Morgan on “Good Day New York”

October 7, 2013

Some of the most successful and influential women in the country are honored at this year's Women Media Awards. Actress Lily Tomlin and author/activist Robin Morgan discuss the significance of the awards for women everywhere. More »

“Living Off Tips”: Restaurant Workers Campaign for a Living Wage

“Living Off Tips”: Restaurant Workers Campaign for a Living Wage

| October 2, 2013

As the effort to raise the federal minimum wage gathers momentum, the author, co-founder of a restaurant workers’ advocacy group, reports on a campaign to raise awareness about an often-overlooked piece of the story—the subminimum wage for tipped workers. More »

Emmy Winners Still Mostly Male

| September 25, 2013

Despite a historic night where women won for comedy writing and directing, the Emmys awards demonstrate that TV production is still mostly a man show. More »

Women’s Media Center Founders on “CBS This Morning”

September 18, 2013

WMC co-founders Jane Fonda, Robin Morgan, and Gloria Steinem appeared on "CBS This Morning" to talk about the Women's Media Awards—and how women's voices are necessary to democracy. More »

Why Work-Family Policies Are a Women’s Issue—and More

| August 1, 2013

The lack of family-friendly policies in the United States is rooted in the undervaluation of women and women’s work. Too many workplaces still operate as if the workforce is comprised of men with a wife at home full-time to raise the kids—in spite of the fact that the majority of families with children have every parent in the workforce. More »

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Gender Ratios of 65th Emmy Nominees Favor Men

| July 25, 2013

The nominees for the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards still show that men's names dominate most categories, including awards for writing and directing. More »

Cry Foul at Wimbledon

| July 11, 2013

Some media outlets proclaimed that this week's Wimbledon winner was the first from Britain in 77 years. In saying so, they erased not one, but four, female champions. More »

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Action Alert & Interview Transcript: Saudi Activist Women Facing Jail for Bringing Abused Woman Food

Action Alert & Interview Transcript: Saudi Activist Women Facing Jail for Bringing Abused Woman Food

| June 30, 2013

Two Saudi women’s rights activists, Wajeha Al-Huwaider and Fawzia Al-Oyouni, have been sentenced to 10 months in prison plus a two-year travel ban thereafter—for “encouraging" a French Canadian woman "to defy" her allegedly abusive Saudi husband. More »

Poynter Covers WMC’s Media Guide to Covering Reproductive Issues

| June 12, 2013

Check out the Poynter Institute's write up about our Media Guide to Covering Reproductive Issues! More »