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"Bana Champions" who sell locally sourced sanitary pads in Uganda, give a demonstration of the product. Photo courtesy Santa Clara University's Miller Center.

Ding Dong, Women Calling

Today, more and more businesses around the world are using the proven Avon-style business model to revolutionize opportunities for women.

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At Women’s Colleges, the Fight Goes On

The community at Wellesley, and communities at women’s colleges like it, did not rest in defeat after the election. Instead, they fought on.

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Q&A: Memoirist Mary Karr on Being the Only Woman in the Room

“My mother was reading Simone de Beauvoir when I was a little girl. So, certainly I’m a feminist.”

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What Do I Say to My Afghan Daughter?

“I reassure my Afghan daughter that we love her, that all Americans do not hate all Muslims and that our democracy will endure.”

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Fighting for Syrian Refugee Girls

18-year-old Muzoon Almellehan is known as the “Malala of Syria.”

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NEWSFLASH: Feminist Leader Held as Part of Egypt’s Travel Ban

Egyptian law now prevents progressive NGO and nonprofit leaders from leaving the country, which is creating chaos in the country.

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Nancy Pelosi Re-Elected House Minority Leader

House minority leader Nancy Pelosi has championed healthcare and women’s rights since 2003. On Wednesday night, she re-earned her place as one of the most powerful Speakers of the House to date.

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The Process of Disclosure

Fourteen years. That’s how long it took me to admit to myself and others that I had survived a physically violent relationship.

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NEWSFLASH: Thousands of Workers Join First Nationwide Strike Since the Election

Thousands of workers in 340 cities nationwide participated in Fight for 15’s twelfth one-day strike on Tuesday.

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Abuse and Empowerment: Donna Kaz’s “Un/Masked” Compels Us to Speak Up

Donna Kaz’s Un/Masked: Memoirs of a Guerrilla Girl on Tour chronicles the birth of a feminist.