Too Young to Marry |
By Gayle Tzemach Lemmon
Saving girls from forced marriage
gives them a better chance to stay
healthy, fulfill their dreams and
make their communities proud.
The Courage to Resist | BY Michele Kort
Ethiopian filmmakers and Angelina
Jolie work to end the crime of child
The Women of #BlackLivesMatter| By Brittney Cooper
A new civil rights movement has
emerged from the tragic killings of young
African Americans—and women are at
the activist forefront.
How to Defuse Police Violence | By Katherine Spillar
One simple answer has been
overlooked: Hire more women
ERA Yes | By Gaylynn Burroughs
Thirty-three years after the
Equal Rights Amendment fell
just short of ratification, it’s
time to once again push for
inscribing women’s equality in
the U.S. Constitution.
Injustice League | By Dave Zirin
The NFL has covered up domestic
violence, head trauma and the
possible connection between the two.
The Weight of a Falling Sky | By Barbara Kingsolver
From the Andes to the South
Asian tropics to the African
Plains, women carry a heavy
burden as the climate changes.
One Reason for Paid Leave | By MARTHA BURK
Because women provide billions in unpaid elder care.
Health Care Means Abortion Care | BY TERRY O'NEILL
So let's take back our rights.
The Wonder Women of History|
By JILL LEPORE
The creator of Ms.’ favorite
superhero also introduced
readers to real-life role models.
Beth Baker on Ai-jen Poo’s The Age of Dignity: Preparing for the Elder Boom in a Changing America; Erin Aubry Kaplan on Asali Solomon’s Disgruntled; Gaiutra Bahadur on Rafia Zakaria’s The Upstairs Wife: An Intimate History of Pakistan
Great reads for winter 2015
Feminist films available for home viewing
Denial Won't Work | BY DONNA BRAZILE
Yes, Virginia (Iowa, Michigan and
Colorado), there is a War on Women.