Monday, September 21, 2015



Helen CastorSix hundred and fifty-nine years ago this month, a younger brother of the heir to

Female athletes always gendered even before they perform

You hear certain stories that attempt to feign some form of concern only to know that it bound

'Vim presents Cookups Night Bazaar' featured

'Vim Presents Cookups Night Bazaar' was organized with vibe and vibrancy on Friday at the capital's MIDAS Centre.

How harassment is downplayed to keep women silent

The book Not that Bad (2018), edited by the well-known feminist, Roxane Gay, starts with the chapter "Fragments' by

Two projects helping female artists in Africa find their voices

In many African countries, where career paths for women can still be limited to practical fields like nursing and

Mary Shelley understanding the male ego and its ties with science

Mary Shelley published Frankenstein or The Modern Prometheus in 1818. At the tender age of 18 she first began

Why men quit and women don't

This year's Boston Marathon, with its horizontal rain and freezing temperatures, wasn't just an ordeal unfolding amid some of

The Bengal Tigers and the Lion Hearts in Monica Ali's Brick Lane

For more than a few weeks in the summer of 2001, British Asian Muslim youths took to the streets

A fusion of learning and attachment

That evening I was surfing internet from my laptop. Wandering, I went to the website of National Academy for

And its importance in online spaces

There have been many pieces and articles talking about the #MeToo movement. I think the movement's credibility and exposure

At the public theater, a mother, a daughter and deportation

The creators of the musical "Miss You Like Hell," the musician Erin McKeown, left, the playwright Quiara Alegría Hudes

Where men can go unscathed for crimes against women

Anya Alvarez of the Guardian wrote an introspective article on Kobe Bryant winning an Oscar for his short-animated film,

A wave of young women running campaigns (and changing politics)

The campaign manager spoke about her candidate's race with a veteran's prepossessing self-assurance. Emma Brown is hiring staff, managing

Of Arundhati Roy and war against people

"All they have to do is to turn around and shoot. All the people have to do is to

The socio-political shaming of couples in South Asia

"Police swept through the Mumbai hotels at about 3 pm, going room to room, arresting more than 40 unmarried

I want to be a successful organizer of woman wrestling: Sherin Sultana

21st Commonwealth Games, Gold Coast 2018 is taking place in the middle of April in Australia. Bangladesh is

The Handmaid's Tale: A dystopian reading of women's realities

One of Margaret Atwood's seminal works, The Handmaid's Tale, has been adapted into a TV series by the

Women could decide Italy's election, but they feel invisible

Like many working mothers in Italy, Francesca Roncetti constructed her life around a frantic, daily juggle that became more

The hidden taxes on women

The working world is unfair to many women, yet even when they succeed, they must confront another series of

What if Donald Trump really cared about women's safety?

The White House ousted a top aide, Rob Porter, after it was reported that he had physically and verbally

The feminist pursuit of good sex

In my junior year of college, before I'd learned much about feminism, I became fascinated by what we now

Why yoga pants are bad for women

It's a new year and I've got a new gym membership. I went the other morning. It was 8

If a law bars asking your past salary, does it help or hurt?

Laws prohibiting employers from asking job candidates about their past compensation before making a salary offer are gaining momentum,

Why women's voices are scarce in economics

For decades, the number of women studying economics seemed to be increasing, easing the persistent scarcity of professional female

More girls are playing football. Is that progress?

More girls are playing high school football, even as the sport draws fewer participants overall in an injury-conscious era.As

Gender diversity in the music industry

Gender diversity in the music industry, it turns out, may be even worse than in Hollywood. Three years ago,

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