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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?!).
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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.
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Lorena Bobbitt Redux?
Another wife allegedly cuts off her husband's member.
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"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.
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What We're Reading: A "What If" Royal Fantasy Thriller
What if Princess Diana never died? This novel raises the question.
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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.