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Women

The Takeaway

Insurance Companies Ignore ACA Mandates on Women's Healthcare

Monday, May 04, 2015

President Obama's Affordable Care Act guaranteed coverage for a number of women's health services. A new study finds that many insurance plans aren't complying with the law.

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WNYC News

A Girls Designers Club

Sunday, May 03, 2015

The Museum of Arts and Design presents an exhibit dedicated to female artists from the 1950s until today. 

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To the Best of Our Knowledge

The Toughest Teen in the World

Sunday, May 03, 2015

Claressa Shields is one of the highest ranked fighters in the world. At the age of 17 she became the first American to win gold in Olympic Women's Boxing. To date, she has more than fifty victories and only one loss. So what's it like to be one of the toughest teen fighters in the world? Charles Monroe-Kane called Claressa to find out.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Living Single: The History, and Future, of the Unmarried Woman

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Journalist and cultural critic Kate Bolick writes about the 100 million American women, herself included, who remain unmarried. 

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The Takeaway

Senator Introduces Bill to Put a Woman's Face on the $20

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

A non-profit group is trying to put a woman on the $20 bill by 2020. And now at least one U.S. senator is taking notice.

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Soundcheck

Why'd We Pick 'Women On The Edge'?

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

This edition of the Soundcheck Stream, called "Women On The Edge," celebrates women who demand, and command, center stage.
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The Leonard Lopate Show

The Women Who Forever Changed Washington D.C. During the Civil War

Monday, April 13, 2015

Cokie Roberts introduces the resilient women who remained in America's capital after the declaration of secession, chronicling their momentous experiences.

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To the Best of Our Knowledge

Political Correctness Is About Safety

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Journalist Amanda Taub believes the political correctness backlash misses the point and glosses over real issues. In an article published in Vox.com, she argues that so-called political correctness is really about protecting and promoting marginalized voices.

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Selected Shorts

Covet Diary

Thursday, April 09, 2015

She had to have that dress!

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You Don’t Know What I Deal With

Thursday, April 09, 2015

Hair has power.

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I’m Always on the Floor and Working

Thursday, April 09, 2015

The perfect age for women.

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The Hat of My Mother

Thursday, April 09, 2015

A hat is kidnapped!

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More Women in Clothes

Thursday, April 09, 2015

More readings from the bestselling Women in Clothes, and a hat is kidnapped.

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Melisande

Thursday, April 02, 2015

A really, really bad hair day.

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Wondrous Women

Thursday, April 02, 2015

Guest host John Lithgow introduces two stories with strong women.

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Fault Lines

Thursday, April 02, 2015

The earth moves under her feet.

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The Takeaway

From Angelina Jolie to Me: Facing The Risk of Cancer

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Allison Gilbert has a lot in common with Angelina Jolie Pitt. Both women lost their mothers to cancer, and both also made decisions to remove their ovaries and their breasts.

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WNYC News

Undefeated Princeton Women Take on NCAA, Trying to Make Ivy History

Friday, March 20, 2015

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Only one women's Ivy League basketball team has ever won a game in the tournament. Now the undefeated Lady Tigers are trying to show they can compete for a national title.

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To the Best of Our Knowledge

Aging Artfully

Friday, March 20, 2015

Worried about getting old?  Amy Gorman was, so she went looking for inspiration among old women - some who were over 100.  

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WNYC News

Abortion Provision is Removed from Women's Equality Act

Monday, March 16, 2015

Lawmakers are moving ahead with approving other portions of Gov. Cuomo’s package of measures for women's rights.

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