Following January 21 show of solidarity, many feminists posed critical questions about the direction of the movement. The call on February 6 initiated by many including Angela Davis and Rasmea Yousef Odeh pointed out that the militant movement cannot be co-opted by “corporate feminism” and must be inclusive, intersectional and emerge as “feminism for the […]
The Women’s March on Washington was a major success in New York City. Here are some exclusive photographs from the event as covered by us.
New York becomes the first city in the country to ensure that women receive free tampons and sanitary pads in schools, jails and shelters. This program is unique to the extent that its advocates argue hindrances to access of female hygiene products result in discrimination. Back in March, New York City Council members had introduced […]
This year’s Human Rights Watch Film Festival features movies highlighting women’s rights issues from around the globe. From Hooligan Sparrow (Dir: Nanfu Wang) with activist Ye Haiyan as the protagonist, to Jackson (Dir: Maisie Crow) detailing the crisis of abortion access in Mississippi, to Starless Dreams (Dir: Kristi Jacobson) that portrays young adult women in a […]
Following the recent passage of equal pay bill in California, the debate has resurfaced – how to implement this goal to establishing equality in pay nationwide, and what researches back up the credibility of such a need (since apparently, we somehow manage to remain in doubts about paying women equally even in 2016). Sharing an […]