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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. 

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 »

Taking Stock of Women in Media Globally

| June 18, 2015

The UN and other international groups are taking a look at the status of women in the media at a time of crisis for freedom of expression and journalist safety. More »

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When It Comes to Abortion, Money Is Key to Access

When It Comes to Abortion, Money Is Key to Access

| June 8, 2015

As legal restrictions continue to increase, more than 80 abortion funds are providing direct help, and the the National Network of Abortion Funds is also pushing for changes in policy on funding. More »

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Supreme Court Makes It Harder to Convict for Online Threats

| June 2, 2015

The Court reversed a conviction, but avoided First Amendment questions. Two feminist legal experts weigh in on what yesterday’s Elonis decision means. More »

The Money Factor in Women’s Pro Basketball

The Money Factor in Women’s Pro Basketball

| May 29, 2015

The best player in the world is being paid to sit on the bench. What does this mean? More »

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Harriet Tubman on the $20: Token Gesture, or a Good Start?

Harriet Tubman on the $20: Token Gesture, or a Good Start?

| May 22, 2015

The campaign to put a woman’s face on the $20 bill has provoked both support and skepticism. Mary C. Curtis considers: is it a good idea? More »

Military Sexual Assault: Betrayal and Retaliation for Service Members

Military Sexual Assault: Betrayal and Retaliation for Service Members

| May 20, 2015

A new report by Human Rights Watch reveals that when U.S. service members report sexual assault, they are far more likely to experience retaliation than to see justice. More »

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Filmmaker Who Gives Voice to “Rebels” Spotlights the Work of Helping Girls Escape Abuse

Filmmaker Who Gives Voice to “Rebels” Spotlights the Work of Helping Girls Escape Abuse

| May 13, 2015

The newest project by Kim Longinotto, recently honored at the San Francisco International Film Festival, reflects her longtime interest in changemakers. More »

New UN Report Says Women Still Far From Pay Equity

| April 29, 2015

While women still lag behind men by almost any economic measure, Shazia Rafi reports that all over the world, advocates are building momentum to bring us closer to equality. More »

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Viral Video on Women’s Choices Is Stirring Up Controversy in India

Viral Video on Women’s Choices Is Stirring Up Controversy in India

| April 21, 2015

A Vogue India video with a message of women’s empowerment has people asking, Is it a feminist campaign or a PR stunt? More »