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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. 

#WhyIMarch

#WhyIMarch

| January 13, 2017

One of the national co-chairs of the Women's March on Washington explains why "intersectional organizing is the agenda moving forward." More »

The UN’s Concrete Ceiling

The UN’s Concrete Ceiling

| January 9, 2017

Efforts to push for the first woman head of the U.N. failed last year, but the new secretary-general, António Guterres, has pledged gender parity during his five-year term. How can he make it happen? More »

Fighting Sexual Violence in the Trump Era

Fighting Sexual Violence in the Trump Era

| January 3, 2017

The author, one of many women whose past trauma was triggered when Donald Trump boasted about sexual assault, says that now more than ever, we must keep speaking out against violence. More »

Women Workers Fight Back Against Sexual Harassment and Assault

Women Workers Fight Back Against Sexual Harassment and Assault

| December 20, 2016

Many discussions about the concerns of working-class people have overlooked a huge group within their ranks: women working in restaurants, hotels, and private homes who are uniquely vulnerable to sexual harassment and assault. More »

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Comedians, Courage, and Truth in a World of Online Harassment

Comedians, Courage, and Truth in a World of Online Harassment

| December 12, 2016

Maysoon Zayid has fearlessly performed truth-telling comedy all over the world. With the threats to free speech in the current climate in the U.S., she argues, such courage is more important than ever. More »

Gwen Ifill’s Profound Impact on African-American Women Journalists

Gwen Ifill’s Profound Impact on African-American Women Journalists

| December 4, 2016

The death of groundbreaking journalist Gwen Ifill was a stunning loss. She left a great legacy in the field, but her impact was especially profound for African-American journalists, especially women. More »

Anti-Violence Programs Need to Do Better By Women With Disabilities

Anti-Violence Programs Need to Do Better By Women With Disabilities

| November 30, 2016

Both the 16 Days of Activism to End Gender-Based Violence campaign and the International Day of Persons with Disabilities fall in this week—so now is a time for a call to action on behalf of disabled women and girls who experience violence and abuse. More »

Women’s Rebellion Against Religion

Women’s Rebellion Against Religion

| November 17, 2016

More American women are turning away from religion. Marcie Bianco explores why this bodes well for feminism. More »

Women Put “Climate Change Ground Zero” in the Picture

Women Put “Climate Change Ground Zero” in the Picture

| November 11, 2016

A group of women in the Indian region of Sundarbans are using photography to draw attention to the ravages of climate change in their villages. More »

African-American History Museum Does Justice to Women

African-American History Museum Does Justice to Women

| October 28, 2016

From Black Power to #BlackLivesMatter, the Smithsonian's new National Museum of African American History and Culture covers the highs, lows, and in-betweens—including the stories and contributions of women. More »