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Tea and Selfies Driving a Revolution in Pakistan

Tea and Selfies Driving a Revolution in Pakistan

| May 31, 2016

After its first year, a movement in Pakistan to claim public spaces for women continues to grow—and it's finding allies and inspiration in India and throughout South Asia. More »

“If You Do Not Do Right By Black Women, This Nation Is Doomed to Fail.”

“If You Do Not Do Right By Black Women, This Nation Is Doomed to Fail.”

| May 23, 2016

At the Black Women’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission, women and men broke silence about sexual violence and worked toward forgiveness, healing, and justice. More »

Works by Black Women Take Center Stage

Works by Black Women Take Center Stage

| May 17, 2016

Opportunities for women of color are as rare in U.S. theater as they are in Hollywood. But one regional theater is defying the odds with a festival devoted to works by Black women. More »

Bride For Sale: Dreams of an Afghan Rapper

Bride For Sale: Dreams of an Afghan Rapper

| May 13, 2016

A new documentary spotlights a teen rapper who escapes the Taliban only to face the prospect of being being sold into marriage. More »

SNL’s Many Faces of Hillary Clinton: What They Say About Us

SNL’s Many Faces of Hillary Clinton: What They Say About Us

| May 8, 2016

Nine women have performed Hillary Clinton on Saturday Night Live. Each one has made the role her own, but they all say something about how we view powerful women. More »

Sextortion: Name It, Fight It

Sextortion: Name It, Fight It

| May 3, 2016

NGOs, the media, and law enforcement see "sextortion" in different ways, but organizations fighting for legal accountability are focusing on abuses of power. More »

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The Power of Holding Hands

The Power of Holding Hands

| April 22, 2016

The author, a disability activist, shares an insight from the “sisterhood of disability”—that handholding between friends is not just for children. More »

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Skyrocketing Abortion Clinic Violence Tied to Extremist Rhetoric

Skyrocketing Abortion Clinic Violence Tied to Extremist Rhetoric

| April 18, 2016

A new report from the National Abortion Federation reveals an alarming spike in violence and threats against abortion providers. More »

We Deserve More: The Critical Role of Women in the Fight for $15

We Deserve More: The Critical Role of Women in the Fight for $15

| April 13, 2016

As the Fight for $15 movement for fair wages and workers' rights prepares for a major strike and protest on April 14, the author, a leading advocate, spotlights women's leadership—and the stakes for women workers. More »

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WMC News: Equal Pay Day, Forensic Evidence, Nude Selfies, Naming Online Harassment, WMC Live & more

| April 12, 2016

A round up of original content from the Women's Media Center - WMC Features, WMC Women Under Siege, WMC Speech Project, WMC Fbomb, and WMC. Live More »

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