Women Aren't Safe in Public Spaces, But These Women Are Working to Change That

Last month, I spoke with two activists, India’s ElsaMarie D’Silva and Agnes Igoye from Uganda, about the work that is being done to make women safer around the world. In this year of unprecedented attention to women, we are increasingly aware of their vulnerability to sexual violation, trafficking and other forms of abuse. Will we make those commitments?

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Playlist: 10 TEDWomen talks for Earth Day

For Earth Day, I collected a playlist of 10 TEDWomen talks that highlight innovative ideas, cutting-edge science, and the power that each of us has to safeguard our planet and make our world better for everyone.

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This is V-Day20: 20 Years Since I Met Eve

I first met Eve Ensler in a bombed-out theater in Sarajevo in 1998. She was already known by many as the playwright of the groundbreaking play "The Vagina Monologues," which she had performed off-Broadway as a one-woman show. Today, 20 years later, I reflect on Eve's work with V-Day and the incredible movement she started.

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From #MeToo to 'Time’s Up!' — What's Next?

At Sundance Film Festival's annual Women's Leadership Brunch this year, I had the privilege and responsibility of moderating a panel intended to highlight some of the activism and initiatives that have emerged from the #MeToo movement.  I wanted to share a lightly edited version of my remarks introducing the panel and some highlights from our discussion.

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What’s the definition of feminism? 12 TEDWomen talks that explain it to you

Looking ahead to 2018, I hope these talks can inform how we channel the new awareness and activism of 2017 into strategic decisions for women’s rights. Could we eliminate economic, racial, cultural and gender inequities? Imagine these as goals for a newly energized and focused global feminist community.

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