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We Must Confront Gendered Violence in War to Achieve Peace in Afghanistan

Miguel Howe and Farhat Popal reported about the gendered violence of war and why centering Afghani women in post-war efforts is vital for creating sustained peace and equality.

Rest in Power: Remembering Marriage Equality Champion Edith Windsor

Edith Windsor, LGBTQ and civil rights activist, died at 88 in Manhattan on Tuesday. Her landmark Supreme Court case led to the striking down of the Defense of Marriage Act—making marriage equality the law of the land.

Broads to Keep Watching Out For

Broad City’s continued hold on viewers is helping prove, for once and for all, that the future of comedy is female—and feminist.

When Disasters Hit, Women are Key to Recovery

As communities begin the often long, challenging and costly process of disaster recovery—and preparation for future disasters—they must not turn a blind eye to women’s needs.

The Department of Injustice

While politics have always influenced the priorities of the Civil Rights Division, both Republic and Democratic appointees heading the Division have supported its core mission—to enforce the nation’s civil rights laws. But is that still true?

“What Happened” in the 2016 Election is Part of Women’s History—And Hillary Deserves to Tell It

The fact that so many are comfortable denigrating that story at this juncture of women’s history proves that there are far bigger problems than a book tour ahead. What Happened is doomed to happen again—unless, this time, we listen.

8 Great Feminist YouTube Channels to Tune Into

In conjunction with presenting fact-based, statistical arguments, these activists ground their videos with intimate accounts of bigotry and inequality from their own experiences.

We Are the Men

They keep asking me the same question at Himalayan Hospital in Dehradun, India: “Is there a man with you?”

A Red Dystopia

Any dystopia that I try to imagine to write about as part of a science fiction future draws from a documented history of the abuse of women in nearly every culture.

Q&A: Nobel Peace Prize Winner Jody Williams on What It Takes to Change the World

“I’m often introduced as an example of one person who changed the world. And it irritates me because I did not change the world… Anyone who tells you that they changed the world alone is a megalomaniac on the scale of The Donald.”

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