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The Trouble with Mother’s Day

Few harp on Mother’s Day. I have yet to hear holiday critics deconstruct the celebration as a consumerist ploy to further capitalism. But it is, and […]

Feminism, Gender Equality, Sexism, The WIP Talk

#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

Hidden Harassment: The Challenges of India’s Pink-Collar Worker

by Shobha Sriram -India–  Stand up straight. Chin up. Look forward. Move fast, but with purpose. Brace yourself. These are not the words of a ballroom […]

Business & Economy, Criminal Justice, Feature Articles, India, Labor Issues, Politics & Democracy, Sexism, Sexual Harassment, Social Justice, The World

Women Influence Surfing Culture: More Camaraderie and Fun

by Madison Salvati The WIP Summer Intern With the rise of women’s surfing in recent years, women no longer are shadowed by the male athletes who […]

Arts & Culture, Feature Articles, Gender Discrimination, Gender Equality, Sexism, Sports, Women's Empowerment

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

Paris by Foot

by Nola Solomon –USA– The United States had tough competition in Wednesday’s 2011 Women’s World Cup semi-final game against France. Though team USA will move on […]

Arts & Culture, Feature Articles, France, Gender Discrimination, Gender Equality, Sexism, Sports, Women's Empowerment

A Rape Case in Saudi Arabia Explodes into International Headlines

by Patricia Meehan Vásquez Managing Editor, The WIP – USA – In 2006, what to Saudi society seemed a routine case settled in Sharia court, exploded […]

Criminal Justice, Feature Articles, Human Rights, Islam, Laws & Legislation, Middle East, Politics & Democracy, Rape, Saudi Arabia, Sexism, The WIP Editorial, Women's Rights