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A Wider View of the Human Toll in Syria

July 17, 2012

Like our Women Under Siege project is mapping sexualized violence in the Syria conflict, a group called Syria Tracker is mapping deaths—almost 20,000 in 16 months More »

Rape Joke Supercut: I Can’t Believe You Clapped For That

July 14, 2012

Our Video Content Manager, Elisa Kreisinger, has created a new video, "Rape Joke Supercut: I Can't Believe You Clapped for That," that aims to suggest there is a crucial difference between playing rape for cheap laughs, and mocking or exposing the deep-rooted sexism that feeds and sustains rape culture. More »

Media Coverage for New Report on Sexualized Violence Crowdmap from WMC’s Women Under Siege

Media Coverage for New Report on Sexualized Violence Crowdmap from WMC’s Women Under Siege

| July 12, 2012

Women’s Media Center Partner SPARK Summit Urges Teen Vogue to #KeepItReal

Women’s Media Center Partner SPARK Summit Urges Teen Vogue to #KeepItReal

| July 12, 2012

“You Never Really Hear About Mitt Romney’s Ankles:” Gloria Feldt on Female Candidates and the Media

July 9, 2012

Women's Media Center board member Gloria Feldt was on America's Radio News Network on Friday to discuss media treatment of female political candidates, and what kind of effect that may have on other women considering a run. More »

Seventeen Magazine Vows to Show Girls ‘as They Really Are’

| July 5, 2012

Women’s Fight To Defend the Affordable Care Act Isn’t Over

Women’s Fight To Defend the Affordable Care Act Isn’t Over

| June 28, 2012

The mood at the Supreme Court today was jubilant as Chief Justice John Roberts joined liberal justices in upholding the Affordable Care Act. But the fight isn't over—and the map of this particular battleground will look very familiar to women's health advocates. More »

Almost No Discussion of Women/POC Media Ownership at FCC Hearing on Media Market Entry Barriers

| June 27, 2012

The FCC held a hearing about community information needs and media market entry barriers, but barely acknowledged that there are very few women or people of color in media ownership roles. More »

Lessons from Lenore

| June 20, 2012

Discussions of a candidate’s appearance or home life are just distractions from the more important question of the underrepresentation of women in American politics—political wife and political candidate Lenore Romney knew that in 1970. More »

Netroots Nation’s “Year of the Woman”

Netroots Nation’s “Year of the Woman”

| June 13, 2012

With extraordinary panels, speeches, and social events targeted at women, it felt like "the year of the woman" at last week's seventh annual Netroots Nation progressive bloggers' conference in Providence, Rhode Island. The Women's Media Center was right there in the mix. More »