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  • Cokie Roberts, Pioneering Journalist Who Helped Shape NPR, Dies At 75

    A bestselling author and Emmy Award winner, Roberts was one of NPR's most recognizable voices and is considered one of a handful of pioneering female journalists who helped shape the public broadcaster's sound and culture at a time when few women held prominent roles in journalism.


  • Why Women's History Month?

    by Ruth Rosen

    Unfortunately, it is still necessary to have a token month every year devoted to women's lives.



  • Before Malala

    by William Dalrymple

    The Pashtun tribes of Central Asia have a history of strong women.



  • Handmaidens of Genocide

    by Konrad H. Jarausch

    "Hitler's Furies: German Women in the Nazi Killing Fields" is a shocking reading experience.

  • Women Played Critical Role in George Zimmerman Decision

    by Brenda E. Stevenson

    It has only been in the last fifty years or so that women have gained such significant presence as lawyers, prosecutors, and jurists. It will become increasingly important, therefore, that we understand the kinds of histories and socializations of females in our society that they bring into the courtroom, that weighs in when they consider the evidence, victims and defendants before them.