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#WomenCallAction: Illuminating the Relevance of Women Directing U.S. Media

by Rachel Feldman –USA– As a woman director who has been working in Hollywood for 30 years, banging the drum for gender equity behind the camera, […]

Arts & Culture, Feature Articles, Feminism, Gender Equality, Media, Sexism, Social Change, United States, Women Directors

Asexuality: A Minority in Need of Understanding

When I told my therapist “I think I’m asexual,” she told me it was my depression that made me feel that way. She informed me that […]

Arts & Culture, Feature Articles, Media, Sexuality, Teaching & Learning

The WIP and MIIS: A Partnership for Change

by Katharine Daniels –The WIP Director– This winter I read Saru Jayaraman’s Behind the Kitchen Door. Part investigative journalism, part narrative, Jayaraman exposes the discriminatory, exploitative […]

Feature Articles, Media, The WIP Editorial

Push the Envelope: The Lost Art of Letter Writing

by Tetyana Margolina –USA– Many years ago, when my sister and I were little girls, our dad introduced us to a family ritual, which he had […]

Arts & Culture, Communication, Feature Articles, Language, Media

Netroots Nation: Organized People Defeating Organized Money

by Katharine Daniels Executive Editor, The WIP I just returned from San Jose, California after covering the eighth annual Netroots Nation. In 2006 I attended the […]

Activism, Feature Articles, Media, NGO's, Social Change, The WIP Editorial

India Discovers the Vagina

by Charukesi Ramadurai –India– First they promised to lighten and then they promised to tighten. Corporate India has suddenly discovered the vagina and cannot seem to […]

Feature Articles, India, Media, Science & Technology, Sexism, Sexuality, Women's Empowerment

The Courage to Create Social Change

by Katharine Daniels, Executive Editor One light amongst the darkness of the tragedy that befell Newtown, Connecticut and this nation last week is the collective outrage […]

Feature Articles, Gun Violence, Media, Social Change, The WIP, The WIP Editorial, Women's Empowerment

Zubeida Mustafa: Visionary, Pioneer, and Trailblazer for Women in Leadership

by Katharine Daniels, Executive Editor Post last week’s gains for women in the United States Senate and record numbers of women running for seats in Congress […]

Feature Articles, Media, Pakistan, Social Change, The WIP Editorial, The World, Women in Leadership, Women's Empowerment

Being a Feminist in 2012 is a Tricky Business

by Meghan Lewis –U.K.– I can think of many greater threats to feminism than a photograph of a woman without make-up. In fact I fail to […]

Arts & Culture, Feature Articles, Feminism, Media, Social Change, The Beauty Myth

Occupy the Media: The Women’s International Perspective in 2012

by Katharine Daniels, Executive Editor 2011 was a remarkable year. People no longer conceded to sit idly while unjust economic policies and governments denied them prosperous […]

Feature Articles, Human Rights, Media, Social Change, The WIP, The WIP Editorial, Women's Rights

The Unexpected Patriot: How 9/11 Transformed Shannen Rossmiller into a Counter-Terrorism Expert

by Jessica Mosby –USA– Before 9/11 Shannen Rossmiller was a judge, wife, and mother of three living in Montana. That fateful September day became the impetus […]

9/11, Books, Feature Articles, Media, Terrorism, The World

The Dangers of Objective Journalism Within The Age of Terrorism

Anna Politkovskaya brought more damage to Russia by her death, than by her work. – Russian President Vladimir Putin Terrorism is the unlawful use of threat […]

Media, The WIP Talk