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Debbie Sterling: GoldieBlox Founder
    Debbie Sterling creates the perfect product for the tomboy inside of all of us

Mary Jordan is on a Crusade to Make the World Think Hard About Water Sustainability
    Mary Jordan is on a crusade to make the world think hard about water sustainability.

Real Life Rosie the Riveter Steals Kiss From President Obama
    Too cute.

Letter Alleges Harvard Did Little to Assist Student After Sexual Assault
    Nine months after an alleged assault, student writes "Dear Harvard: You Win"

Unveiled: How an Ancient Poetry Tradition Gives Afghan Women a Voice
    They sound like lullabies a lot of the time. But they bite.

Naheed Farid Talks Women's Rights, Afghanistan Presidential Election
    As Afghanistan heads to the polls this month, one politician wages a campaign for greater women's rights.

My Mom Sold My Virginity
    Abigail Haworth goes inside Cambodia's virgin trade, where young girls' virtue is treated like a commodity, put on the block by the people they trust the most

Meet the Women Vying to be the New Face of Paris
    Meet the Women Vying to be the New Face of Paris

Wendy Davis Wins Texas Gubernatorial Primary
    Wendy Davis became the first female gubernatorial candidate since 1994.

Double Trouble: Girls in Major Humanitarian Emergencies Face Increased Risks
    Typhoon Haiyan dealt a one-two punch to young women in the Philippines

Peak Performers: Two Women Team Up to Set Mount Everest Record
    Two female atheletes are teaming up to set a world record in the boys' club that is Mount Everest.

10 Signs That You’re a Feminist
    Hate to break it to you, F word haters. Chances are you're more of a feminist than you think.

Rebranding Feminism: We Are The XX
    Two women are seeking to re-brand feminism.

Freedom Fighter: Sarah Shourd
    The woman who survived 410 days in an Iranian prison talks about how she made it through.

Pussy Riot Members Arrested, Again
    Check out how the members of Pussy Riot have been arrested in Sochi.

Living in Limbo: The Women of Jordan's Zaatari Refugee Camp
    The conflict in Syria has raged on for three years, creating the worst humanitarian crisis of the 21st century. But from the rubble of their former homes, the women in Jordan's Zaatari refugee camp are displaying a remarkable resilience in finding wa

The New Power Trip: Inside the World of Ayahuasca Pages: 2
    In our culture of downward-facing dog, juice fasts, and silent meditation retreats, a hard-core hallucinogen from the Amazon is fast becoming the next therapeutic fad. Abby Aguirre looks into the world of ayahuasca, and the women who swear it's enlig

Hillary Clinton and Melinda Gates Are Shattering the Glass Ceiling
    Two of America's power families—Clinton and Gates—pair up to empower women. Is there anything better?!

Female Olympic Skier Under Fire for Racy Footage
    Why is this skier under fire?

We Are the Oppressed Majority
    Check out this role reversal movie, Oppressed Majority.

Another Day, Another Awful Column Blaming Victims of Sexual Assault
    Wall Street Journal columnist James Taranto claims that victims of rape should share blame with their rapist if they're both drunk—WHAT?

This Is What a Working Woman Looks Like
    Find out how Lean In and Getty Images are partnering up to show accurate images of working women in the fight for real equality. Check out MarieClaire.com for more news.

Sandra Fluke Running for California State Senate
    Read about Sandra Fluke's latest plan to run for the California Senate Seat and what she hopes to accomplish on Capitol Hill. Check out MarieClaire.com for more news.

YES! Transgender Student Now Allowed to Use Girls' Bathroom
    Check out how Nicole Maines can now use the school bathroom.

Pregnant Woman Kept on Life Support as Doctors Hope to Deliver Baby
    Another brain dead pregnant woman is on life support.

Report Investigates the Disturbing Rate of Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault in Rural Alaska
    Disturbing.

Small Toy Company for Girls to Make History During Super Bowl
    Check out how goldieblox is showing at the superbowl.

Harvard Business School Dean Apologizes for Past Treatment of Women
    Harvard apologizes to women for past treatment.

Gossip Can Be Good For You
    Check out gossip can be good for you.

ICYMI: Another Fraternity Email Degrades Women in Disgusting Letter
    Another fraternity degrades women in an email.

5 Most Important Takeaways For Women From President Obama’s State of the Union
    Check out what President Obama had to say about women in his State of the Union address.

China's First Sex Discrimination Lawsuit Happens Over a Water Cooler
    How a sex discrimination happened over a water cooler.

Wendy Davis' Daughters Defend Mother in Open Letter
    Wendy Davis' defend mother in open letter.

Campus Rape vs. Universities
    Why a university didn't report a rape after student suicide.

Sheryl Sandberg's Lean In Heads to Hollywood
    Find out the insider details on the new movie deal for Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg's book, "Lean In." Keep up with MarieClaire.com for the latest news.

Revenge Porn King Out On Bail
   

Texas Hospital Takes Woman Off Life Support Formerly Kept Alive to Preserve Fetus
    The Texas Hospital keeping Marlise Munoz on life support, has finally pulled it.

Hillary Clinton is a Weird Planet on The New York Times Magazine Cover
    Take a look at Hillary Clinton as a planet on New York Times cover.

Republican Mike Huckabee Thinks You Are a Sex Fiend
    Check out what Republican Mike Huckabee said about women and birth control.

Finally: Notorious Revenge Porn King Arrested
    Revenge porn king arrested.

WTF: Indian Woman Gang-Raped as Punishment
    Indian woman gang-raped as punishment from village elders.

Texas Woman Kept On Life Support to Keep "Distinctly Abnormal" Fetus Alive
    In Texas, a woman is being kept on life support to keep her deformed fetus alive.

Pussy Riot Members to Come to U.S. for Human Rights Concert
    Check out how Pussy Riot is coming to the U.S. to perform.

President Obama Is Getting Serious About Stopping Rape on College Campuses
    Find out how President Obama is stepping in to combat sexual assault on your college campus. Read more News on MarieClaire.com.

WTF: Woman Wins Historical Tennis Match, Gets Asked Sexist Interview Question
   

The History of Abortion Laws: Roe v. Wade Anniversary
    Our abortion timeline for the anniversary of Roe v Wade.

Do You Want to Get "Fake Pregnant"?
    Check out these fake pregnancy tests being sold online.

U.S. Figure Skating Team Heads to Sochi Amid Controversy
    Read the Olympics controversy with Ashley Wagner and Mirai Nagasu.

France's First Lady Valerie Trierweiler Hospitalized After Report of President's Affair
    Check out the news about the first lady in France.

Gabby Giffords Marks Third Shooting Anniversary by Skydiving (VIDEO)
    Gabby Giffords marked the third shooting anniversary with one of her favorite hobbies.




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