Category: Gender

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Cynthia Peters: Parents: This Is How They Mess with our Minds

Raising a child in a moral way is not just up to parents, its up to society

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Badri Raina: The Broom and the Scalpel: India’s Cleanliness Campaign

An ancient Indian saying has it “where women are respected, there the gods have their abode.” Well, that place surely is not India

Jordan Flaherty: Fighting Sex Trafficking or Targeting Women?

A New Law Shows That Police and Prisons are not a Solution to Sex Trafficking

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Liliana Segura: No, We Don’t Need a Law Against Catcalling

It would be hard to imagine a more sweeping way to invite and reinforce racist notions of criminality than by telling people that every unwanted intrusion in public is a potential crime

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Rebecca Solnit: Feminism: The Men Arrive!

Hooray! Uh-Oh!

Laura Beratti: National Women’s Meeting in Argentina

Thousands marching for their rights

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Ann Jones: The Missing Women of Afghanistan

After 13 Years of War, the Rule of Men, Not Law

Alyssa Figueroa: Why College Students Are Carrying Mattresses

Thousands of students are taking part in the National Carry That Weight day of action

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Linda Gordon: Immigrant Women and Violence

U.S. policy toward undocumented immigrants damages women in many ways—by separating them from children, by leaving them without support, by making it harder for them to earn for their families

Laura Finley: Sexual Assault is Men’s Problem

Given that 78 American colleges and universities are now being investigated by the Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights, it is clear that the same-old strategies that focus on women’s behavior are not effective

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