“People say the U.S. Congress is dysfunctional,” Eleanor Smeal, Feminist Majority Foundation president and publisher of Ms., points out, “but not for a moment would we think of turning over the country to terrorists—and neither would the Afghans.”
In spite of the Taliban, Afghanistan is a picture of progress—though not perfection.
In January 2018, a BBC article declared that the Taliban had full control of 4 percent of Afghanistan’s territory and an active presence in another 66 percent of the country. Researchers at Feminist Majority Foundation, dubious of the BBC map and other similar public accounts based on territorial analysis, decided to do a study using population data.
A radical women’s health campaign ensures leaders worldwide will listen to the answer.
At times, the experience of reading “PATSY” was like looking in a mirror.
As the Trump administration tries to negotiate peace with the men of the Taliban, Afghanistan’s women are drawing their red line.
Women and their rights are still not mentioned in the U.S. Constitution—but the ERA can fix that. Let’s ring in Independence Day by demanding it.
Fetal rights laws mean U.S. women can be and are being prosecuted, not just for abortion, but for miscarriages and stillborn births—for pregnancy itself.
When TV comedies like Shrill tackle abortion, they do away with the drama.
This is not the time for feminists to sit on the sidelines. Our latest issue goes inside the fights for our fundamental reproductive rights being waged in the U.S. and around the world.