The activist academic on the prison industrial military complex and its impact on women of color.
In Kenya, doctors are force-sterilizing HIV-positive women without their consent—and in some cases, without their knowledge.
Her name tag said ‘Lynn Paltrow: Reproductive Justice.’ Pulling out a sharpie, she added, ‘And Drugs.’
One of TIME and Newsweek’s most influential people of 2012, Ai-jen Poo works to address a swiftly aging population, and an exploited workforce, by reforming domestic labor standards.
Hanna Rosin’s controversial new book proclaims the “end of men.” But what about the women?
Exploring minority religions in Poland, Katarzyna Majak’s images probe prejudice against witchery, questions of aging, and feminine divinity.
South Korean poet Kim Hyesoon on subverting expectations, her use of grotesque language, and the state of feminism in Korea.
You thought feminists had to focus on empowering women? Stephanie Coontz on why, after a sustained assault on families and unions, that just isn’t enough anymore.
Nelda didn’t know of anyone else turning thirty who’d never kissed a man. Her sister Maria said women who never made out with anyone were prone to a nervous condition in their old age.
Just as the 1800s were ripe for the abolition of slavery, this century will bring forces to bear on freeing women from violence, slavery, and oppression.