Fed Up |
By michelle chen
The fast-food industry’s women workers join walkouts
for better wages.
Failing Our Kids | BY SUSAN MCGEE BAILEY
Despite pseudoscience to the contrary, sex segregation in public schools creates problems—not solutions.
Unholy Alliance: Uganda | By Jeanne Clark
Women suffer after U.S. funding for HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment in this hard-hit country was misdirected by religious fundamentalists and right-wing politicians.
Sustaining the Feminist Movement | By alison r. bernstein
Generations of women donors are building lasting change.
Minority Rules | By DEBRA S. KATZ AND ABIGAIL COOK-MACK
How will the Supreme Court rule in a crucial affirmativeaction case?
The War on Working Women | BY MARTHA BURK
When Congress refuses to raise the minimum wage, it’s women who suffer most.
The Port-au-Prince Marriage Special | By EDWIDGE DANTICAT
In this work of fiction by celebrated writer Edwidge Danticat, a Haitian woman and her ailing young nanny face the consequences of their misplaced trust.
Janet Lee on Debora L. Spar’s Wonder Women: Sex, Power, and the Quest for Perfection
Carrie Baker on Cynthia Enloe’s Seriously!: Investigating Crashes and Crises as if Women Mattered
Peter Conn on Pearl S. Buck’s The Eternal Wonder
Erin Aubry Kaplan on Amy Tan’s The Valley of Amazement
Rafia Zakaria on Malala Yousafzai and Christina Lamb’s I Am Malala:
The Girl Who Stood up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban
Great reads for fall 2013
Feminist films available for home viewing.
Affordable Care Takes Wing | BY DONNA BRAZILE
Federal health reform is something for women to celebrate..