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WMC News Brief: Sharia Law, Nobels, Iraq's Widows

October 9, 2009

Afghanistan: Will Obama Listen to the Women?

Afghanistan: Will Obama Listen to the Women?

| October 8, 2009

Eight years ago on October 7, the United States sent troops into Afghanistan. Having just returned from there, the author, co-founder with Medea Benjamin of CODEPINK, brings an open letter to President Obama from prominent Afghan women and their supporters from Pakistan, India and the United States—asking that he send no more troops and work quickly toward a political solution. More »

Gloria Steinem Invites You to a Tribute to WMC Founding President, Carol Jenkins

October 8, 2009

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WMC News Brief: NY Post, Georgia Prostitution, Iranian Women's Rights

October 7, 2009

WMC News Brief: Letterman’s Women Viewers, Social Networking, Guinea Massacre

October 5, 2009

Daylight Lessons from Letterman’s Late Night Escapades

| October 5, 2009

The author, an expert on the prevention of sexual harassment and other issues of women in the workforce, suggests that human resources professionals and corporate executives take the occasion of David Letterman’s revelations to revisit their companies’ policies with the understanding that “sexual favoritism is sexual harassment.” More »

Polanski, Clinton, Climate Change & Diversity at the FCC

October 2, 2009

WMC News Brief: Polanski, DV Awareness, UN Security Council

October 2, 2009

What Consequences Should Roman Polanski Face After 32 Years?

| October 2, 2009

The author, a rape survivor, takes a clear-eyed view of the Polanski case, sorting out both the needs of his victim and those of a society that cannot afford to tolerate sexual violence. More »

Sakena Yacoobi’s Vision for Afghanistan

| October 1, 2009

For over a decade, Sakena Yacoobi has worked for the welfare of her nation, particularly the girls and women of Afghanistan. The West can help with infrastructure, she says. But solutions for a better future must be forged with respect to a culture that is thousands of years old. More »