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Women's Media Center produces original features on important issues by women experts and journalists.  Our reports and commentaries provide progressive women's perspectives on both headline stories and timely events ignored or misrepresented in the mainstream media.  National and international contributors -- widely diverse -- include members of the Women's Media Center Board of Directors, Progressive Women's Voices alumnae, SheSource participants, and many others, all using our platform to influence the global disucssion - and all paid honararia in respect for their writing.  They offer our audience must-know information to move forward making change. 

“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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Equal Pay Day: Don’t Celebrate, Organize!

Equal Pay Day: Don’t Celebrate, Organize!

| April 11, 2016

On the day that draws attention to the gender wage gap, the author, a leading expert on workers' rights, calls for a "movement for women's economic freedom." More »

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The Long Road to Justice for Pakistan’s Acid Attack Survivors

The Long Road to Justice for Pakistan’s Acid Attack Survivors

| April 7, 2016

Five years after Pakistan passed a law to punish acid attacks, the violence continues even as more survivors seek justice. More »