Tag: women’s rights
Jessica Machado: The Shame We CarriedJuly 2015
I’ll never know what my mother wanted or felt about whether to keep her baby—it simply wasn’t up to her.
Amy Gastelum: Miscarriage or Murder?April 2015
Purvi Patel's conviction in Indiana sets a dangerous precedent for using feticide laws to persecute women.
Ann Jones: The Missing Women of AfghanistanNovember 2014
After thirteen years of war, the rule of men, not law.
Nina Martin: As Vote Nears, North Dakota Amendment Stirs Debate About More Than AbortionNovember 2014
Money and strategists are shaping a nationally watched campaign amid talk of in vitro fertilization and end-of-life care.
Shazia Yousuf: The Hidden DamageOctober 2014
In the 1990s, as Kashmiri men fighting Indian occupation were tortured and killed, Kashmiri women silently suffered through a different kind of war.
Rebecca Solnit: Our Words Are Our WeaponsJune 2014
The feminist battle of the story in the wake of the Isla Vista massacre.
Rebecca Solnit: Pandora’s Box and the Volunteer Police ForceMay 2014
A special excerpt from Solnit's latest book, Men Explain Things to Me.
Nina Martin: The Impact and Echoes of the Wal-Mart Discrimination CaseSeptember 2013
Two years after the Supreme Court decision tossing a sex discrimination case against the giant retailer, lawyers for women and minorities are navigating an altered legal landscape
Erika Eichelberger: House of HorrorsApril 2013
Violence on the home front.
Ann Jones: Men Who Kick Down DoorsMarch 2013
Tyrants at home and abroad.
David Jacobson: Dancing in the Streets of TimbuktuFebruary 2013
In Mali’s fight against extremists, women’s freedoms—not Islam—is the central issue.