Monday, September 21, 2015



Bengali Literary Resource Centre (BLRC) had the pleasure to host Canada's winning slam poet Ian French, otherwise known as

The women the abortion war leaves out

As a lifelong feminist from California, I have always believed in a woman's absolute right to make choices about

What we lose when we lose female reporters

It is a truth increasingly acknowledged that many men are paid more than their female counterparts. How much more?

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

Last January, Women's Marches around the world brought protesters to the streets in droves, unified in our opposition to

Why is fixing sexism women's work?

In 2013, in the stylish atrium of a Seattle ad agency, I moderated a panel for the 3 Percent

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

The film industry has had momentous upheavals over the last 12 months, but an annual diversity survey has found

Gracie Gardner wins prize for play with unprintable title

Gracie Gardner is the 2017 winner of The American Playwriting Foundation's Relentless Award.  On Tuesday the American Playwriting Foundation

'I'm struggling to survive'

Rahima's father never wanted her out of his sight. She and her sister were too young, too pretty, too

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

A new NHS survey shows women to be unhappier than men for almost their entire lives - until their

End violence against women

Violence against women and girls is the most common violation of the human rights, in South Asia and beyond. 

Indonesian women combat 'epidemic' of street harassment

Tunggal Pawestri says she'll never forget being groped on a public bus while traveling to her high school in

Men and women are more different than similar

Men are tough; women are in touch with their feelings. Men are providers; women are nurturers. Men should punch

The pioneer of women's emancipation

Muslim society was submerged in various superstitions when Begum Rokeya was born. Specially Muslim women were deprived of the

My vision of an ideal university

IntroductionHaving taught at different universities and having studied contemporary research on teaching and learning, my vision of an ideal

The cost of devaluing women

My first job out of college in the late 1980s was at Salomon Brothers, a trading house of

Memories of my father

'Father', to us, is the name of shelter, love and motivation. Their guiding light shows us a bright

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

Most days, Naomi Kutin, a high school junior from New Jersey, is a mere teenage mortal."Normally, my mind

This is a man problem

It is impossible to say too often or loudly how important a moment this is, when many women

In search of beauty in tranquility

"She has a world of ready wealth,Our minds and hearts to bless--Spontaneous wisdom breathed by health,Truth breathed by

Who will mourn teen vogue?

When Women's Wear Daily reported Thursday morning that Condé Nast would shutter Teen Vogue in print, the overwhelming

How 6 women changed the New York City marathon forever

In the fall of 1972, the New York City Marathon organizer Fred Lebow contacted The New York Times.

'Theresa May's silence on women's issues is deafening

Women's Equality party leader hits out at government over lack of action on pay transparency, childcare and social

Should age bar for women continue?

In our society a man needs to be educated and get a job before getting married because he

Lovers, prospectors and predators

The world seems full of sexual predators these days. But I don't think good men wake up one

Girls, don't become Boy Scouts

The news arrived on Oct. 11, a day - as Facebook reminded us - designated as the International

Raping skimpily-dressed girls is patriotic duty: Egyptian lawyer

An Egyptian lawyer has sparked a public outrage for saying raping

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