What India's Working Women Say About Sexual Violence

Since the brutal rape of a 23-year-old student on a bus in New Delhi and her subsequent death, thousands of women in India, who are increasingly working and studying, have repeatedly taken to the streets to express anger over attitudes towards women, calling for major change. ...more
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What Would A World with Full Women's Equality Look Like?

In college in the 1980s I remember feminism as a word so confusing and controversial, I dared not speak of it. Over the years, as I lived, worked and traveled, the concept of feminism came into focus. But how is it defined? I looked it up in Websters the other day and found feminism defined as “the theory of the political, economic and social equality of the sexes.” I'm not sure why that is so controversial in hindsight. That definition got me thinking, what would society look like if the word “theory” was taken out of the definition and women had perfect equality? ...more
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The Media and the Election: Where Are the Working Women?

Both Michelle Obama and Ann Romney's celebrated convention speeches last week highlighted their role as mothers rather than using the moment to discuss the issues women face in the workplace, including the pay gap. ...more