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The Fatal “New Normal” for Wives of Veterans

The Fatal “New Normal” for Wives of Veterans

| March 8, 2017

Rates of veteran domestic violence are skyrocketing. Author Stacy Bannerman issues a call to action. More »

A Female Gaze? Athena Film Festival Asks, Answers

A Female Gaze? Athena Film Festival Asks, Answers

| February 28, 2017

For four days in February, the Athena Film Festival shone a spotlight on women in front of and behind the camera. More »

Dorothy Height: A Woman Who Wore Many Hats

Dorothy Height: A Woman Who Wore Many Hats

| February 22, 2017

Yanick Rice Lamb remembers the legacy of the formidable change-maker, who brought her own unforgettable style to a remarkable body of work. More »

New Fund Provides More Than Capital for Women Entrepreneurs

New Fund Provides More Than Capital for Women Entrepreneurs

| February 15, 2017

A new initiative is providing an innovative model for women to invest in and support change-making women-owned businesses. More »

Disability and Hollywood, a Sordid Affair

Disability and Hollywood, a Sordid Affair

| February 8, 2017

People with disabilities represent 20 percent of the population but are by far the most underrepresented in media. When it comes to opportunities for actors with disabilities, Hollywood has a long way to go. More »

Pro-Choice Groups Fighting Back Against Onslaught of Abortion Restrictions

Pro-Choice Groups Fighting Back Against Onslaught of Abortion Restrictions

| January 31, 2017

With newly emboldened anti-choice legislators poised to pass more and more laws restricting abortion, reproductive rights groups are strengthening coalitions and working together with a new level of energy. More »

Protests against President Trump’s travel ban in images - photos by Jenny Warburg

Protests against President Trump’s travel ban in images - photos by Jenny Warburg

| January 30, 2017

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To Make Political Progress, Look to the #FightFor15 Playbook

To Make Political Progress, Look to the #FightFor15 Playbook

| January 25, 2017

One of the few bright spots in the recent election was a series of victories on increasing minimum wage. The author, a leading advocate, explains how the fight for a fair economy will be won by women. More »

Women’s March on Washington in images by Jenny Warburg

Women’s March on Washington in images by Jenny Warburg

| January 24, 2017

A slideshow of images from the Women's March on Washington by WMC photojournalist Jenny Warburg.
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The Dakota Pipeline: Fact vs. Fake News

The Dakota Pipeline: Fact vs. Fake News

| January 19, 2017

Mainstream news media coverage of the Dakota Access Pipeline has often been selective, one-sided, and inaccurate. And it has all but ignored the impact on women and girls. More »