Tag: women’s rights

Jessica Machado: The Shame We Carried

July 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 Afghanistan

November 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 Abortion

November 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 Damage

October 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 Weapons

June 2014

The feminist battle of the story in the wake of the Isla Vista massacre.

Rebecca Solnit: Pandora’s Box and the Volunteer Police Force

May 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 Case

September 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 Horrors

April 2013

Violence on the home front.

Ann Jones: Men Who Kick Down Doors

March 2013

Tyrants at home and abroad.

David Jacobson: Dancing in the Streets of Timbuktu

February 2013

In Mali’s fight against extremists, women’s freedoms—not Islam—is the central issue.