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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. 

Yanar Mohammed—Iraqi Women's Vigilant Champion

Yanar Mohammed—Iraqi Women's Vigilant Champion

| June 28, 2011

The democratic spirit of the Arab Spring uprisings is alive and well in the determination of women protesters in Iraq, who are seeing their rights slip away under the current administration. More »

Fairness for Defendants Who Survive Domestic Violence

Fairness for Defendants Who Survive Domestic Violence

| June 21, 2011

New legislation is before the New York State legislature that would transform sentencing rules for those convicted of violent crimes against their abusers. More »

Tearing Down the Wealth of Women

Tearing Down the Wealth of Women

| June 17, 2011

The author, a doctoral candidate at CUNY Graduate Center whose research centers on gender and wealth, writes about the hit women are taking in mortgage foreclosures More »

Peace Laureates Take On the War on Women

Peace Laureates Take On the War on Women

| June 13, 2011

Members of the Nobel Women's Initiative are marshaling their collective wisdom and experience to tackle the challenge of ending rape as a weapon of war. More »

Jill Abramson—A Breakthrough at the NY Times, Decades in the Making

Jill Abramson—A Breakthrough at the NY Times, Decades in the Making

| June 8, 2011

The women who launched the fight for women's advancement at the New York Times enjoy the moment. More »

Many Roads to Their Truth—The Topp Twins

Many Roads to Their Truth—The Topp Twins

| June 7, 2011

In what singer-songwriter Billy Bragg calls their "anarchist variety act," the Topp Twins expand their loyal following beyond New Zealand's borders. More »

The Nation's Moral Bankruptcy Crisis

The Nation's Moral Bankruptcy Crisis

| June 3, 2011

The country may be emerging slowly from fiscal crisis, but Elayne Clift writes that there is no end to moral bankruptcy in the United States. More »

The Feminization of the College Degree?

The Feminization of the College Degree?

| May 31, 2011

College students are graduating this year with record debt, and women, who constitute most of the graduates, struggle for financial independence. More »

Now You See Them, Now You Don’t

Now You See Them, Now You Don’t

| May 25, 2011

Israeli journalist Merav Michaeli explains why a Brooklyn newspaper recently removed Hillary Clinton from a famous photograph: another case of Photoshop in service to the patriarchy. More »

When Bad News is Good News—Notes of a Feminist News Junkie

When Bad News is Good News—Notes of a Feminist News Junkie

| May 23, 2011

WMC Cofounder Robin Morgan on surrealism and sexual predators. More »