Two days ago, the highest court in the land affirmed that a woman deserves compassion, respect, and dignity in making her own health decisions without needless barriers. In a decisive 5-3 vote on Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt, the Supreme Court finally declared that the two Texas laws passed in the name of “women’s health” […]
A coalition of more than 70 women’s and civil rights groups today called on the Department of Education to remind post-secondary schools that it’s their legal obligation to protect students from online anonymous harassment under Title IX and the Civil Rights Act. In the wake of threats faced by women students at the University of Mary Washington (UMW) on […]
Despite of thousand of challenges, women in Afghanistan have been enrolling across fields in universities. Kabul University, which is a government-funded college open to men and women, has more than 20,000 students from all over the country, all of whom had to pass a tough entrance exam. And I was one of them. I enrolled in […]
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is a part of that great American face and those blemishes are present in the many campus buildings named after supporters of white supremacy and suppression of the upward mobility of black and brown people.
Close to 80 percent of women report dieting during their first year at college and around 10 percent of women suffer from an eating disorder during college.
James Madison University’s Feminist Collective held a “Campus Rising” event last week in support of One Billion Rising, the world’s largest mass action to end violence against women.
For a university that proclaims a “Worlds Ahead” mantra, it was certainly able to retrograde itself to a “Worlds Behind” university by using funds from the women’s athletics programs and reinforcing ethnocentricity and Eurocentric beauty standards to its diverse community in hosting Miss Universe.
We’re against the AFA. We’re upset that our state government has chosen to align with them, and we’re upset that our university is allowing it to be done on our campus.
I grew up in a mixed-status family with anxiety of the possibility that some of my cousins, uncles, and aunts could easily be deported back to Mexico or El Salvador and fear that I would never see them again.
Yesterday, Ms. Magazine and Ms. publisher, the Feminist Majority Foundation, celebrated grassroots feminist activism at the 2014 Ms. Wonder Awards Luncheon and Ceremony.