The Ms. Q&A: Akwaeke Emezi on Freshwaterand Finding Home

Ms. talked to Emezi about her commitment to Igbo ontology and truth-telling, metaphors versus alternate realities and her debut novel.

Harvesting Hope for Women Farmworkers

Over 60 percent of female farmworkers in a 2010 study said they had experienced some form of sexual harassment. A 2012 report of 52 female farmworkers found that almost all of them had experienced sexual violence. One group is fighting back—and they need support.

Feminists Took to the Streets in Los Angeles to Fight Sexual Harassment and Abuse

Survivors, allies and activists pushed back against workplace sexism and highlighted the intersections of gender-based violence and economic inequality at two different marches Sunday.

The Epidemic of Deadly Anti-Trans Violence Isn’t Slowing Down

2017 is the deadliest year on record for trans people. So was 2016. So was 2015. It’s time for lawmakers to break the silence and address the epidemic of violence against trans communities.

Five Feminist Short Story Collections to Read This Fall

These five feminist short story collections, all of which are brand-new this fall, tell compelling stories that interpret the lives of women in authentic and intimate ways.

Every Jane Doe Deserves Justice

On Wednesday, Jane Doe—an unaccompanied and undocumented minor being held in a Texas-based federal detention center—was finally granted her constitutional access to abortion after a month-long back-and-forth with the Trump administration. But what happened to Doe is not an isolated incident, and her victory hasn’t provided a pathway to a systemic solution to what she faced in detention.

Singer-Songwriter Mia LJ is Using the Last Legs of Humanity to Push Out Powerful Messages

Only 19 years old, Jeune is down-to-earth, thoughtful and sure of herself—and she’s using music to leave her mark on the fraught world we live in.

Polish Police Invaded the Offices of Feminist Activists After a Pro-Choice Protest

On October 2, thousands of activists marched in Poland in protest of the nation’s repressive abortion laws. The next day, Polish police invaded the offices of two feminist groups—seizing files and computers and shutting down their operations. The Women’s Rights Centre, which advocates for legal and policy changes to ensure equal rights for all genders, and […]

Bringing the Intersections to the Forefront in the Fight to End Campus Sexual Assault

End Rape on Campus launched their Centering the Margins initiative to provide culturally-competent resources that center the needs and experiences of sexual assault survivors living at the intersections.

A New Study Shows How Gender Stereotypes Hurt Kids Around the World

Rigid gender stereotypes imposed on children during adolescence can foster lifelong risks of mental and physical health problems.

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