Womens Take

International Women's Day

March 8, 2017
Thousands of women demand social, racial and economic equality in dozens of actions across the world

Priests to Pope: Stop the Sexism

September 25, 2015

A group of excommunicated priests staged a die-in Wednesday morning in protest of the Vatican’s refusal to let women take leading roles in the church

Pope Francis

September 22, 2015
Feminist theologian Mary E. Hunt discusses whether the hype around the Pope’s visit deserves the unbridled enthusiasm of the media and progressive community.

International Women’s Day: How We Discuss Rape in India and the World

March 8, 2015

University of Cambridge Professor Priyamvada Gopal discusses the banning of film in India that highlights the brutal gang rape and murder of a 23-year-old Indian student, but also critiques it for failing to connect sexual violence to other oppressive social practices

State of the Working Woman

March 8, 2013

Jenny Ahn: Unionized women workers do better than unorganized; All working women need access to universal daycare

2012 US Elections

October 12, 2012
The moderator didn’t question the right of US to project global power; no discussion about the cause of the crash or the the power of the big banks

Fossil Fuel

July 4, 2012
Emem Okon on the uprising of women in the Niger Delta and the impact of oil giants on traditional communities

True Cost of Chevron

July 4, 2012
Emem Okon on the uprising of women in the Niger Delta and the impact of oil giants on traditional communities

The Real News looks at the debate about American health care reform

June 28, 2012
DeAnn McEwen: Supreme Court and health act only a step towards real health care for all

Egypt

June 11, 2012
After several violent attacks against women in the heart of the revolutionary Tahrir Square, male and female activists organized a protest against an issue that is rarely talked about in Egypt.

Jihan Hafiz Reporting from Cairo

June 11, 2012
After several violent attacks against women in the heart of the revolutionary Tahrir Square, male and female activists organized a protest against an issue that is rarely talked about in Egypt.