Monday, September 21, 2015



Last summer, an article surfaced on the website that was titled, 'These are the Most Beautiful Women in

Raising a moral child

What does it take to be a good parent? We know some of the tricks for teaching kids to

Gender studies isn't about 'women good, men bad'

Feminism makes some men very scared, others very angry. Tom Martin, who is taking legal action against the London

To curb prostitution, punish those who buy sex rather than those who sell it

It is disturbing that some human rights and public health organizations are advocating the full legalization of the sex

Down with dowry

We don't need a 5000-number guest list of whom 4,999 will attend the function only to eat, make merry,

All girls deserve education beyond primary

Who inspires you? Over the past year I've been honored to travel and meet some exceptional girls. These young

Why has women's fitness become a beauty contest?

Being a female Olympian must be a confusing experience. You win a gold medal, you wow the world with

The web and women's harassment

Last week, law-enforcement officials from the Federal Investigation Agency arrested an assistant professor at the University of Karachi. According

Learning to cope with intrusive questions

For most of us, family gatherings are major events, opportunities for the members of the family to celebrate being

Early childhood education's powerful promise needs funding

ONE of the great questions of our time is how our nation invests in the next generation. We believe

Chivalry, in the eyes of a feminist

I recently came across a dialogue from a movie that undoubtedly speaks the minds of millions of women around

Infinities of being a housewife

When my cousin sister was seven years old, my father, at a family gathering, put her on his lap

Corporate women: Education in right skills will aid amazing women

As CEO of the Foundation for Young Australians (FYA) I'm regularly inspired and fascinated by incredible young women.  There

Breathing space in a marriage

These days, it is common to see every other marriage breaking apart in Indian society, just a few years

Pregnancy discrimination in the workplace

Pregnancy discrimination may be illegal, but it's happening, and it's having a serious impact on women and their careers. 

Women in sport-scoring for equality

The Women's World Cup has shown people everywhere what women athletes are all about: skill, strength, unity and determination.

Safety for the last woman

Sexual and physical violence against women from disadvantaged and minority communities has become common and invisible. The trauma and

Effects of divorce on children

In today's society, divorce has become a normal thing in our lives. Married couples today are getting a divorce

Deconstructing the patriarchal playback

'It is fatal to be a man or woman pure and simple: one must be a woman manly, or

Is social media ruining our kids?

It is 10 o'clock. Do you know where your children are? A decade ago, if your answer to that

How 'Empowerment' became something for women to buy

Empowerment" wasn't always so trivialized, or so corporate, or even so clamorously attached to women. Four decades ago, the

Feminism in cat in the rain and the female body

The two stories I have chosen 'Cat in the Rain' and 'The Female Body' are similar in that they

The future of women in tech

Thirty years ago, U.S. colleges and universities awarded 37 percent of computer science bachelor's degrees to women. Today, when

There is no such thing as a child prostitute

Would you call Tami a child prostitute?A pimp kidnapped Tami on her way home from school in Los Angeles.

Verbal abuse and relationships

You're crazy." "Stop talking." "You're stupid." "You don't deserve better." "Your feelings are dumb." Those are just some of

Raising children successfully

Phrases like "tiger mom" and "helicopter parent" have made their way into everyday language. But does over parenting hurt,