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Welcome to the Ms. Blog!

On this International Women’s Day, March 8th, Ms. magazine—the flagship feminist publication that’s still going strong at 38!—proudly launches the Ms. Blog. We’re excited to be able to keep readers abreast of the latest feminist news and commentary in between quarterly issues of the magazine. The Ms. Blog will showcase the sharp writing and informed [...]

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We Spleen: What the AP Called Amal Clooney

Last week, three journalists—Egyptian Canadian Mohamed Fahmy, Egyptian Baher Mohamed and Australian Peter Greste—were sentenced in Egypt to three years behind bars for their work with Al-Jazeera. The sentence was shocking, another example of the erosion of press freedom in Egypt, but the journalists are fighting back. Representing Fahmy is Amal Clooney, an esteemed human rights [...]

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Girl Waits With Gun Is a Period Thriller for Any Era

When Constance Kopp’s family buggy gets run off the road by a silk mogul’s automobile, Constance isn’t out for revenge. As an unmarried woman living with her two sisters in 1914, she’s only interested in getting her buggy’s damages paid for. Too bad the silk mogul turns out to be a drunken louse, who definitely does not care [...]

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From Iraq to North Dakota: The Global Sex-Trafficking Crisis

Recent reports have surfaced about the sexual enslavement of women and girls by the so-called Islamic State (also known as ISIS or ISIL), an extremist group that has overtaken territories in Northern Iraq and Syria. Video footage appears to show ISIS men sitting around talking and laughing before they bid to purchase women and girls; price tables for [...]

Health

March13square

Welcome to the Ms. Blog!

On this International Women’s Day, March 8th, Ms. magazine—the flagship … ...

shutterstock_223842055

We Spleen: What the AP Called Amal Clooney

Last week, three journalists—Egyptian Canadian Mohamed Fahmy, Egyptian … ...

51Ljk7evQoL._SX331_BO1,204,203,200_

Girl Waits With Gun Is a Period Thriller for Any Era

When Constance Kopp's family buggy gets run off the road by a silk mogul's … ...

shutterstock_146428322

From Iraq to North Dakota: The Global Sex-Trafficking Crisis

Recent reports have surfaced about the sexual enslavement of women and … ...

Arts

March13square

Welcome to the Ms. Blog!

On this International Women’s Day, March 8th, Ms. magazine—the flagship … ...

shutterstock_223842055

We Spleen: What the AP Called Amal Clooney

Last week, three journalists—Egyptian Canadian Mohamed Fahmy, Egyptian … ...

51Ljk7evQoL._SX331_BO1,204,203,200_

Girl Waits With Gun Is a Period Thriller for Any Era

When Constance Kopp's family buggy gets run off the road by a silk mogul's … ...

shutterstock_146428322

From Iraq to North Dakota: The Global Sex-Trafficking Crisis

Recent reports have surfaced about the sexual enslavement of women and … ...

Life

March13square

Welcome to the Ms. Blog!

On this International Women’s Day, March 8th, Ms. magazine—the flagship … ...

shutterstock_223842055

We Spleen: What the AP Called Amal Clooney

Last week, three journalists—Egyptian Canadian Mohamed Fahmy, Egyptian … ...

51Ljk7evQoL._SX331_BO1,204,203,200_

Girl Waits With Gun Is a Period Thriller for Any Era

When Constance Kopp's family buggy gets run off the road by a silk mogul's … ...

shutterstock_146428322

From Iraq to North Dakota: The Global Sex-Trafficking Crisis

Recent reports have surfaced about the sexual enslavement of women and … ...

National

March13square

Welcome to the Ms. Blog!

On this International Women’s Day, March 8th, Ms. magazine—the flagship … ...

shutterstock_223842055

We Spleen: What the AP Called Amal Clooney

Last week, three journalists—Egyptian Canadian Mohamed Fahmy, Egyptian … ...

51Ljk7evQoL._SX331_BO1,204,203,200_

Girl Waits With Gun Is a Period Thriller for Any Era

When Constance Kopp's family buggy gets run off the road by a silk mogul's … ...

shutterstock_146428322

From Iraq to North Dakota: The Global Sex-Trafficking Crisis

Recent reports have surfaced about the sexual enslavement of women and … ...