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In the immediate aftermath of Trayvon Martin’s death, The Talk was a buzzphrase in many mouths.  The Talk – the cautions, warnings,...
By Alexandra Mazzeo*Yesterday, The Opportunity Agenda and the U.S. Human Rights Network hosted a telebriefing on two key human rights treaties and...
 Working America and the AFL-CIO recently launched the 2010 Ask a Working Woman survey. A similar survey has been done every 2 years, and in...
By Kyla Bender-BairdLast week, the Economic Intelligence Unit (EIU) launched a new global index and ranking of women’s economic opportunity....
By Allie Bohm*As a colleague recently reminded me, our system of government was developed not to pass laws, but to make change slowly. Take, for...

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  • July 22, 2010

    The Nation "

    The rapid and misguided condemnation—and subsequent resignation—of Shirley Sherrod has reignited a lot of questions about the role of race in America's political landscape. As Nation columnist Melissa...


  • July 13, 2010

    CNN: Because of the high rates of femicide in their home counties, Guatemalean women may be able to seek asylum in the United States.  The women face an uphill battle and will have to prove that their lives are in danger, that the systematic...


  • July 9, 2010

    BBC: The Sisters in Islam (SIS feminist group welcomed the decision by the Malaysian government to appoint two new women judges to the Islamic courts.  SIS has campaigned for years for inclusion of women in the court system, which it argues does...


  • July 7, 2010

    Washington Post: Japan's civil code currently requires married couples to register under the same surname. The country remains divided, with many hoping that one of the political parties will spearhead changing the civil code, so that women can...


  • June 4, 2010

    Chicago Tribune: Three girls who were ordered to submit to a strip search in August of last year are now suing the Atlantic, Iowa School District.   The girls were among a group of five who were forced to strip during gym class after a...