THE WEEK IN WOMEN news roundup: Ashley Judd and Helen Mirren receive honors, The Academy expels Harvey Weinstein, Kristin Chenoweth picked as ‘The Real Fairy Godmother’

THE WEEK IN WOMEN news roundup: Ashley Judd and Helen Mirren receive honors, The Academy expels Harvey Weinstein, Kristin Chenoweth picked as ‘The Real Fairy Godmother’

Ashley Judd to receive the Women’s Media Center honor, Motion Picture Academy ousts Harvey Weinstein, Helen Mirren to garner Chaplin Award, and Kristin Chenoweth picked as ‘The Real Fairy Godmother.’

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The Primetime Emmy Awards are tonight, but don’t be surprised if there aren’t many women creatives up for awards

The Primetime Emmy Awards are tonight, but don’t be surprised if there aren’t many women creatives up for awards

There will be plenty of glittery red-carpet looks and shiny statuettes to been seen when the Primetime Emmy Awards air tonight. But the numbers behind the scenes are quite so pretty: In the past decade, women have received only 22 percent of the Primetime Emmy nominations for writing, directing, producing, and editing, according to an investigation by the Women’s Media Center.

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