This time we can stand with Afghan women on their own terms, by asking them what they want and working hand-in-hand with them to support their leadership and meet their communities’ needs.
I like a woman who can fall
Jack said to Jill.
“I hope the law gets overturned,” Dr. Alan Braid said, “and if this is what does it, that would be great.”
Did a little bird tell you that women are obedient and law-abiding, and always do what they’re told? It’s time to shoot that bird.
Chimpanzees are people too, you know. Ok, not exactly. But lawyer Steven Wise has spent the last 30 years working to change these animals’ status from “things” to “persons.”
He said: How could a woman who knows no more than how to cook, clean, and make babies, possibly reach the further shore, on the way to which so many … Continue reading →
A feminist comes to terms with the Men’s Rights movement.
The mullah falsely accused Farkhunda of burning a Quran. Those who overheard the allegation immediately decided that she must be killed. She was beaten with bats, stomped upon, and driven over by a car after which her body was dragged by a car and then immolated. Her real crime? She had the temerity as a woman to challenge superstitious practices propounded by ignorant male clerics.
They might as wise have lodged a Bird
For Treason — in the Pound —
“Freed by Fire” follows Molina, a 12-year old Malawian girl who becomes another child in a forced marriage. One female chief is tirelessly working to stop it.
Sharon Austin: A record number of women will serve in the 117th Congress, including at least 51 women of color
Women will be at least 27% of the House and 24% of the Senate. Women make up 50.52% of the U.S. population.
Jonathan Entin: Ruth Bader Ginsburg helped shape the modern era of women’s rights – even before she went on the Supreme Court
When Ginsburg started her work in the 1960s, the Supreme Court had never invalidated any type of sex-based rule. Worse, it had rejected every challenge to laws that treated women worse than men.
Everything Mary Savage did in the hours after the attack was dissected on the witness stand, an experience so upsetting she vomited. But years later, she finds comfort knowing her testimony led to his conviction.