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Zanna Roberts Rassi's London Olympics Diary
Marie Claire's Senior Fashion Editor hit London Town for two weeks of gold medal interviews, TV segments, and, of course, shopping (who can resist British TOPSHOP?!).
The Woman Who Saved Amanda Knox
Giulia Bongiorno is one of the most hated people in Italy. Find out …
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10 Fashion-Focused Museum Exhibitions You Can't...
A closer look at the fashion industry's top exhibits from around the…
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AIDS Virus 30 Years Later: The MTV RE:DEFINE...
Do good this fall by attending an art exhibition that benefits the M…
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Save a Starving Child in Somalia
The famine crisis is growing. Now is the time to act.
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Who Runs the World? Girls!
Tara Suri reflects on her time in Sierra Leone in her last blog post, describing her reinvigorated dedication to advance women's health…
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Everyone Has a Role to Play
In Tara Suri's fifth blog post in Sierra Leone, the award winner reinvigorates her commitment to fighting gender-based violence, while …
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The Today Show Weighs In on Our "Accidental Sex Offender" Story
In a new poll, 94 percent of people said Frank shouldn't be considered a sex offender.
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The Road Won't Stay Bumpy for Long
For Tara Suri's fourth blog post from Sierra Leone, she describes the progress the nation has made, and its promising future, during a …
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How Are Women Always in Crisis?
After speaking with the leading women's rights advocate in Sierra Leone, Tara Suri contemplates this troubled state of womanhood in her…
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The Social Bonds of Social Change
In her second blog post, Tara Suri describes her vision for a changed Sierra Leone, all based on recognizing our connections with other…
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En Route to Sierra Leone With Hope for the Future
Seven years ago, Tara Suri never would thought she'd be on her way to Sierra Leone as an advocate for women's health and rights.
Lorena Bobbitt Redux?
Another wife allegedly cuts off her husband's member.
"Love Crimes of Kabul"
A new HBO documentary goes inside Afghanistan's Badam Bagh prison to profile women serving time for "moral crimes"
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Princess Diana Like Never Before
Well, that's a Newsweek cover we never thought we'd see.
What We're Reading: A "What If" Royal Fantasy Thriller
What if Princess Diana never died? This novel raises the question.
From One Tree Hill to Afghanistan: Part Two
Sophia Bush shares her thoughts on women in Kabul.
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From One Tree Hill to Afghanistan
Actress Sophia Bush on how Marie Claire inspired her to help Afghan women imprisoned for so-called moral crimes.
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Marie Claire Throws a Party for Globetrotters
An eclectic crowd of high-profile journalists and activists joined the magazine and Overseas Press Club for lunch last week.
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The New York Times Gets Its First Female Exec Editor
Why Jill Abramson's rise to the top of the paper should mean big things to women everywhere.
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Untested Rape Kit Update
The man who raped Helena Lazaro, profiled in our story on untested rape kits, is finally sentenced for his crime.
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5 Things You Didn't Know about the Royal Wedding
From the couture lace to the bike-riding photogs, learn the last-remaining secrets of the big day.
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No Mercy for Fugitive Fraudster Husband
After Michelle Kramer's missing husband was finally found, he is now facing the many malpractice lawsuits he left behind.
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Suno Launches E-commerce
Cult favorite brand Suno revamps their website.
Libyan Woman Speaks Out
Alleged Rape Victim in Libya Gives Her First Interview
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How to Be the Next Kate Middleton
A new weeklong course promises to teach you how to do it.
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What We're Reading: An Eye-Opening Memoir
One woman's fight against sex trafficking.
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How a Hero Saved Two Women From Sex Slavery in NYC
When a young woman in Manhattan heard that two Russian college students were headed for potential sex trafficking, she stepped in and c…
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9 Inventive Ways You Can Help Japan Now
Not sure what you can do for those struck by the earthquake in Japan? Here's how.
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Wake Up and Help Stop Violence Toward Women Worldwide
Wake up! Change the fate of a woman on the other side of the world.