The Free Saudi Activists coalition sits down with Lina alHathloul—the younger sister of Loujain alHathloul, who is currently imprisoned in Saudi Arabia—to discuss the past two years of advocacy and her thoughts on the events that have transpired. What was shared provides a raw and open look at the toll this fight has taken and why public pressure is crucial as ever.
“With the pandemic and the world shifting their attention from Afghanistan, I worry that once again, Afghan women will fall into dark times. We must do what we can to prevent that from happening.”
We know that mothers across the world move mountains every day to give their children a brighter future—despite the challenges they face. They are nurturing, resilient and resourceful.
Amid the many impacts of implementing the world’s biggest lockdown, India’s cohort of adolescents (aged 10-19)—the largest in the world—face unique challenges as schools close across the country.
Today, approximately 35,000 of my fellow adoptees are living without citizenship. The thought of being banished to the country who abandoned me as an infant—without familiar language, livelihood or loved ones—is almost incomprehensible.
On March 18, the Malaysian Ministry of Women and Family Development issued a series of infographics with advice like: Don’t nag your husband. Refrain from being “sarcastic” if asked for help with household chores. Dress up and wear makeup in the home.
My grandmother had liberation feet: bound feet that had been freed halfway through the process.
Bollywood cinema has come a long way from misogynist, one-dimensional, racialized portrayals of women and feminism—but we have a long way to go towards forging a better understanding of what it means to be feminist in Indian cinema.
Experts at the Women Deliver 2019 Conference discussed the impact of US funding restrictions and the need for data-driven programs and policies to increase access to safe abortion.
My grandmother decided to end an abusive marriage in 1961, at a time when divorce was not even considered an option. She went against everyone and raised my mother single-handedly to be an independent woman. Her examples of courage and her values enabled my mother and me to fight for our rights and have a […]