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Ten Years After Katrina: Women Heroes of the Recovery

Ten Years After Katrina: Women Heroes of the Recovery

| August 27, 2015

As we commemorate the ten-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, we must remember the leadership of women—and the work still to be done. More »

Campus Rape and the Power of Early Sex Education to Make a Difference

| August 20, 2015

First-year orientation is too late for young men and women to start learning about consent. Activists are pushing for better access to early, comprehensive sex education as one way to have an impact. More »

Meryl Streep and New York Women in Film and  TV Combine Forces for Women Writers

Meryl Streep and New York Women in Film and TV Combine Forces for Women Writers

| August 14, 2015

New York Women in Film and Television's innovative program for women screenwriters over age 40 is welcoming its first class, to meet this fall. More »

Rights Under Siege: On the 50th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act, Activists are Fighting Back

| August 6, 2015

Two years after the Supreme Court gutted a key provision of the Voting Rights Act, activists in North Carolina and other states keep up the pressure to restore rights. More »

Activists Organize for Women’s Rights in Armenia

Activists Organize for Women’s Rights in Armenia

| July 29, 2015

The Women’s Resource Center of Armenia is leading a small but growing movement, working for domestic violence laws, women’s health, education, and more. More »

Military Changes Course on Psychiatric Discharge for Sexual Assault Survivor

| July 23, 2015

Military sexual assault survivors are often labeled with psychiatric disorders, then discharged on that basis. The Army has reversed its decision in one such case--does this signal a change for future survivors? More »

Steinem and Mankiller School for Organizers

Steinem and Mankiller School for Organizers

| July 15, 2015

A new program, conceived by Gloria Steinem and Wilma Mankiller, brings together scholars and activists who are making history every day. More »

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Meet the Woman Journalist Behind Early US-Cuba Talks

Meet the Woman Journalist Behind Early US-Cuba Talks

| July 9, 2015

As the United States and Cuba reopen embassies this month, we remember Lisa Howard, a little-known television journalist who played a key role in secret talks between the Kennedy and Castro governments. More »

The Supreme Court’s Marriage Ruling Was About Rights—and About Love

The Supreme Court’s Marriage Ruling Was About Rights—and About Love

| July 2, 2015

For author Danielle Moody-Mills, it was stories of love and commitment, not statistics and poll numbers, that changed hearts and minds. More »

Sorry, grown-ups. Young people can’t solve America’s race challenges alone

| June 22, 2015

As the Emanuel Church shooting makes painfully clear, the young generation has learned many of the same lessons about race as their elders. More »