Although we are often treated as a monolith, the AAPI community includes people from more than 30 countries and ethnic subpopulations speaking more than 100 languages. Once the elections are all over, lots of campaigns and organizations will pack their bags and leave until the next time they need something. But our communities need long term investment that acknowledges all AAPI voices and then listens to them.
After multiple women were subject to invasive physical examinations after a newborn infant was found in the trash in Hamad International Airport in Qatar, it was framed as a one-off example of a human rights violation.
What those women endured in Qatar was horrifying, but the practice is one with a long global history.
“Governments should be as outraged at the conduct of the United States and their ongoing invasive and unnecessary inspections of female genitalia as they are at Qatar.”
Ms. looks inside the growing effort to halt witch burnings in Papua New Guinea.
In Papua New Guinea, the Women’s Business Resource Centre is training women how to become economically independent—and their support empowered Euphimea Leahy to overcome an abusive marriage and open a cake-making business.
Katherine Reki punctuates the end of each sentence with exuberant laughter, as if the world is a place of great joy. This is more a reflection of her good nature, because the focus of her work as an emerging filmmaker—”A Mother’s Blood,” about witchcraft accusations in Papua New Guinea—is anything but a laughing matter.
Australia’s feminist superheroes won an 18-year battle against a “luxury tax.”
When Jacinda Ardern, Prime Minister of New Zealand, gave birth last week, she became only the second elected world leader to do so while in office—and the first to take maternity leave.
Late last week, hundreds of childcare centers across Australia shut their doors in order for their workers, historically underpaid and widely under-appreciated, to walk off the job as part of a national strike for higher wages.
Judging by our domestic violence rate, women are not “mates” in Australia—and never have been.
Reprinted with permission from Women & Hollywood Only 15 percent of features backed by Screen Australia, that country’s state film fund, are directed by female filmmakers. Just 23 percent are written by women, and a mere 32 percent are produced by women. These are numbers that a new $5 million strategy aims to improve. The three-year plan will […]