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Thursday, January 18, 2018

The women the abortion war leaves out

| By and Michelle Obermamjan
As a lifelong feminist from California, I have always believed in a woman's absolute right to make choices about her own body. As a law professor, I have spent
The women the abortion war leaves out

BLRC hosts Ian French in Toronto

| By and Shammah Salwa
Bengali Literary Resource Centre (BLRC) had the pleasure to host Canada's winning slam poet Ian French, otherwise known as IF The Poet, on January 6 during the Centre's monthly
BLRC hosts Ian French in Toronto

What we lose when we lose female reporters

| By and Mei Fongjan
It is a truth increasingly acknowledged that many men are paid more than their female counterparts. How much more? About 50 percent, in the BBC journalist Carrie Gracie's case.

You don't need a daughter to want a better world

| By and Jill Filipovic
Last January, Women's Marches around the world brought protesters to the streets in droves, unified in our opposition to President Trump and all he symbolized: coarse misogyny, unencumbered male
You don't need a daughter to want a better world

Why is fixing sexism women's work?

| By and Lindy West
In 2013, in the stylish atrium of a Seattle ad agency, I moderated a panel for the 3 Percent Movement, an organization founded to address the dismal statistic that
Why is fixing sexism women's work?

One female director for every 22 men: Hollywood's stark diversity problem

| By and Steve Rose
The film industry has had momentous upheavals over the last 12 months, but an annual diversity survey has found that the US movie industry is no more diverse than
One female director for every 22 men: Hollywood's stark diversity problem

'I'm struggling to survive'

| By and Hannah Beech
Rahima's father never wanted her out of his sight. She and her sister were too young, too pretty, too vulnerable to be trusted among the men of her village
'I'm struggling to survive'

To be happier, women should try giving up on being good

| By and Tim Lott
A new NHS survey shows women to be unhappier than men for almost their entire lives - until their mid-80s, by when the men with whom they have often
To be happier, women should try giving up on being good

Gracie Gardner wins prize for play with unprintable title

| By and Peter Libbey
Gracie Gardner is the 2017 winner of The American Playwriting Foundation's Relentless Award.  On Tuesday the American Playwriting Foundation announced that Gracie Gardner is the winner of the 2017

End violence against women

| By Feature Desk
Violence against women and girls is the most common violation of the human rights, in South Asia and beyond.  It affects women of all ages, and of any social
End violence against women

Indonesian women combat 'epidemic' of street harassment

| By and Joe Cochranedec
Tunggal Pawestri says she'll never forget being groped on a public bus while traveling to her high school in Jakarta, the Indonesian capital, when she was 14. While Ms.
Indonesian women combat 'epidemic' of street harassment

Men and women are more different than similar

| By and Claire Cain Miller
Men are tough; women are in touch with their feelings. Men are providers; women are nurturers. Men should punch back when provoked; women should be physically attractive. These stereotypical

The pioneer of women's emancipation

| By and Anannya Paul
Muslim society was submerged in various superstitions when Begum Rokeya was born. Specially Muslim women were deprived of the light of education. The unapologetic feminist played an extraordinary role
The pioneer of women's emancipation

My vision of an ideal university

| By
IntroductionHaving taught at different universities and having studied contemporary research on teaching and learning, my vision of an ideal university is now taking a concrete shape. No wonder, this
My vision of an ideal university

The cost of devaluing women

| By and Sallie Krawcheck
My first job out of college in the late 1980s was at Salomon Brothers, a trading house of cigar-smoking, expletive-spewing strivers. One day, I leaned over a colleague's
The cost of devaluing women

Memories of my father

| By and Protiva Rani Karmaker
'Father', to us, is the name of shelter, love and motivation. Their guiding light shows us a bright future path. These great men are blessings to their children.
Memories of my father

Meet 'Super girl,' the world's strongest teenager

| By and Corey Kilgannon
Most days, Naomi Kutin, a high school junior from New Jersey, is a mere teenage mortal."Normally, my mind is on school, friends, my phone, social media, stuff like
Meet 'Super girl,' the world's strongest teenager

This is a man problem

| By and Charles M. Blow
It is impossible to say too often or loudly how important a moment this is, when many women feel brave and empowered enough to speak up about being
This is a man problem

In search of beauty in tranquility

| By and Ashim Kumar Paul
"She has a world of ready wealth,Our minds and hearts to bless--Spontaneous wisdom breathed by health,Truth breathed by cheerfulness.One impulse from a vernal woodMay teach you more of
In search of beauty in tranquility

Who will mourn teen vogue?

| By and Bonnie Wertheimnov
When Women's Wear Daily reported Thursday morning that Condé Nast would shutter Teen Vogue in print, the overwhelming response was: Why now, when the brand seemed more in
Who will mourn teen vogue?

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