Finding Women's News Stories and Articles

Women's Media Focuses on Stories of Substance

Finding current news stories and significant articles specific to women's experiences and perspectives is not as easy as hitting a search button.

And if your interests go beyond what appears in the popular media - or extend beyond the U.S. or UK - it's a challenge to locate good resources.

Below are organizations with websites that provide ongoing coverage of issues that matter to women. Some offer free news services or daily summaries delivered to you via email subscription.

All will put you in touch with information you'll find valuable:

Feminist Majority Foundation's 5th Annual Global Women's Rights Awards
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Women's eNews is the source for independent journalism covering stories and events that impact women's lives. News articles on politics, religion, economics, health, science, education, sports, legislation - written by freelance journalists around the globe - are distributed each day to subscribers and are available online. Also featured - commentaries written by prominent advocates. Women's eNews also has an Arabic edition to provide accessible, unbiased news on global women's issues to those in the region. More »

The Women's Media Center strives to help women become savvy media consumers and advocates for change. WMC scans the internet and compiles daily news briefings highlighting important news, available to subscribers as well as online. The site also features exclusive articles and commentaries and an Election Watch section. Their Directory of Women's Media includes links to bloggers, columnists and organizations.  More »

The Feminist Majority Foundation gathers together a week's worth of feminist news drawn from U.S. newswire sources on their web page. Feminist global news links provide a international perspective. The website also offers a free weekly feminist email news digest for subscribers. More »