The January 6 insurrection showed that forces in America are willing to shatter the Constitution. In order to understand why the insurrection happened, we need to know the history of Christian nationalists in America.
On Sep. 17, the Taliban issued a statement calling only for boys to return to secondary schools. The statement did not include girls. When the schools reopened the next day, millions of girls across the country did not return to their classes, losing access to their basic rights to education.
A rare apocalyptic holiday movie, ‘Silent Night’ is a philosophical and spirited dark comedy that manages to be equal parts charming and horrifying, but without the gruesome visuals that typify the horror genre.
Recent expulsions of thousands of Haitian migrants showcase how far the U.S. has to go on immigration reform.
“For Biden, this represents not only a missed opportunity to distinguish himself on immigration, but also an egregious lack of humanity and regard for Black lives in the Caribbean.”
Born into a Tamil, Catholic family, poet Divya Victor spent her childhood in India, her teen years in Singapore, and now lives and works in the United States. Her latest poetry collection, ‘Curb,’ is an unflinching exploration of the inequities that the South Asian community face in the United States.
On Friday, Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Xavier Becerra announced new resources and actions to protect reproductive health care for Texans after the state banned abortion at six weeks and the U.S. Supreme Court allowed the ban to go into effect on September 1.
“Every American deserves access to health care no matter where they live—including access to safe and legal abortions,” said Becerra.
The Global Women’s Assembly for Climate Justice—a free, virtual, gender-inclusive public forum being held September 25–30, 2021—will assemble over 100 leaders from over 40 countries to encourage governments to increase climate action by examining the root causes of environmental and social injustice, adopting a climate justice framework and providing a diverse array of possible solutions to the climate crisis.
In a recent event with Nigerian feminist and writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, for the first time Angela Merkel admitted: “Yes, I’m a feminist.” This recent declaration on her way out of public life begs the question: Is her recent revelation too little too late?
As the world watches the Taliban seize and tighten their grip on power in Afghanistan, women’s lives come under greater threat each day. What is the reality for women and girls on the ground in Afghanistan? What do Afghan women stand to lose? How are feminists fighting back?
Weekend Reading for Women’s Representation is a compilation of stories about women’s representation.
This week: Boston will have a woman mayor come November; why are first-generation Americans underrepresented in the federal government?; German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s tenure is coming to an end; the dearth of women in judicial offices; and more.