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Instead of #MeToo, French Women Say 'Out Your Pig'

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Sonata Director Aparna Sen is a veteran of the small, artistic cinema. She says while mainstream films often "commodify" women, "the good news is that many different films are now being made about women" and by women who are starting their own production companies. Julie McCarthy/NPR hide caption

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Feminist Films Push Boundaries In India

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Portrait of Barbare Jorjadze by Georgian artist Anuka Beluga. The painting hangs in the Georgian National Library's reading room named after Jorjadze. Giorgi Lomsadze for NPR hide caption

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Steinem: For Feminism, A Clinton Win Would Be Helpful But 'Only One Step'

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A Wonder Woman display at Comic-Con International 2016 shows the evolution of her incredible shrinking costume. Matt Cowan/Getty Images hide caption

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Is Wonder Woman Suited To Be A U.N. Ambassador?

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Students at St. Scholastica's College in the Philippines gesture the "No. 1" sign in a campaign to end discrimination and violence against women and girls. NOEL CELIS/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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At 75, Wonder Woman Lassos In A New Generation With An Ageless Fight

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Left: Julia Ward Howe, pictured during her honeymoon in England. Right: Her husband, Dr. Samuel Gridley Howe. He would soon prove controlling of every aspect of her life, including what she ate. The Yellow House Papers: The Laura E. Richards Collection, Gardiner Library Association and Maine Historical Society, Coll. 2085, RG10, F6; Samuel Gridley Howe, 1857. Courtesy of Perkins School for the Blind Archives. hide caption

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The Yellow House Papers: The Laura E. Richards Collection, Gardiner Library Association and Maine Historical Society, Coll. 2085, RG10, F6; Samuel Gridley Howe, 1857. Courtesy of Perkins School for the Blind Archives.

Members of the women's suffrage movement prepare to march on New York's Wall Street in 1913, armed with leaflets and slogans demanding the vote for women. Paul Thompson/Getty Images hide caption

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Bitch Planet takes place in a world dominated by men where offenses like being "noncompliant" can land a woman on a prison planet. Image Comics hide caption

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Planet 'B': How A Feminist Comic Book Found Devoted Fans Through Absurdity

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Larry Wilmore is the host of The Nightly Show, a satirical news show that airs on Comedy Central. Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images hide caption

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With Its 100th Episode, Larry Wilmore's 'Nightly Show' Has Found Its Voice

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