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International Museum of Women

A Global Sisterhood of Motherhood

Clare Winterton | Posted 03.09.2013 | Impact
Clare Winterton

Imagine how the world would change if we saw every mother as a sister. Christy Turlington Burns travels the world to bring us examples of brave and dynamic women who see strangers -- mothers everywhere -- as their sisters.

Making Mothers Visible: A Global Art Project

Clare Winterton | Posted 01.08.2013 | Impact
Clare Winterton

In every country, local artists, mothers and community leaders have come together to "make mothers visible." By spotlighting mothers' faces and their expressions of maternal love, joy and pain, they call out pressing issues from maternal health to the importance of mothers' leadership.

Jessica Simpson And The Acceptable 'Shape' Of Modern Motherhood

Clare Winterton | Posted 07.02.2012 | Impact
Clare Winterton

As Jessica Simpson celebrates the birth of a healthy baby, the media is already salivating about her post-baby weight-loss regime. It's time to pause and ask where our obsession with eradicating the physical evidence of pregnancy has come from.2012-05-02-pullquote1.jpg

What Does Beyoncé's Recent Birth Tell Us About How Much We Value Mothers?

Clare Winterton | Posted 03.25.2012 | Impact
Clare Winterton

Both the global statistics and our new exhibition at the International Museum of Women, MAMA, tell a story that is very different to the glowing and positive picture that surrounds each new celebrity birth.

One Woman's Mission: Empowering World's Poorest Girls to Transform World

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

I first met Jin In off a snowy sidewalk near Bryant Park in New York City this past winter. She just returned from Nepal, energized. There, she was ...

Nicholas Kristof Talks About Sex Trafficking, Rape and Raising Kids

Mona Gable | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Mona Gable

"People always ask, how do you do all this and stay married?" he said to the audience. Let's just say the books are easier to put to bed than the kids. "Books don't play you against each other."