Ms. talked to Emezi about her commitment to Igbo ontology and truth-telling, metaphors versus alternate realities and her debut novel.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 […]
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.
Rigid gender stereotypes imposed on children during adolescence can foster lifelong risks of mental and physical health problems.