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Winter 2015

Fall 2014

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Letters
Keeping Score

 
National
Global

Saving Doctors' and Clinic Workers' Lives
Midterm Rights and Wrongs;
Don't Tell;
Going With the FLOW

Gender and the Virus
Where is CSI: India?
The Case of Ms. Y
Erasing the Faces of Women

FEATURES

Too Young to Marry | By Gayle Tzemach Lemmon
Saving girls from forced marriage gives them a better chance to stay healthy, fulfill their dreams and make their communities proud.

The Courage to Resist | BY Michele Kort
Ethiopian filmmakers and Angelina Jolie work to end the crime of child marriage-by-abduction.

The Women of #BlackLivesMatter| By Brittney Cooper
A new civil rights movement has emerged from the tragic killings of young African Americans—and women are at the activist forefront.

How to Defuse Police Violence | By Katherine Spillar
One simple answer has been overlooked: Hire more women officers.

ERA Yes | By Gaylynn Burroughs
Thirty-three years after the Equal Rights Amendment fell just short of ratification, it’s time to once again push for inscribing women’s equality in the U.S. Constitution.

Injustice League | By Dave Zirin
The NFL has covered up domestic violence, head trauma and the possible connection between the two.

The Weight of a Falling Sky | By Barbara Kingsolver
From the Andes to the South Asian tropics to the African Plains, women carry a heavy burden as the climate changes.

 
DEPARTMENTS

Money
One Reason for Paid Leave | By MARTHA BURK
Because women provide billions in unpaid elder care.

Frontlines
Health Care Means Abortion Care | BY TERRY O'NEILL
So let's take back our rights.

Excerpt
The Wonder Women of History|
By JILL LEPORE
The creator of Ms.’ favorite superhero also introduced readers to real-life role models.

Book Reviews
Beth Baker on Ai-jen Poo’s The Age of Dignity: Preparing for the Elder Boom in a Changing America; Erin Aubry Kaplan on Asali Solomon’s Disgruntled; Gaiutra Bahadur on Rafia Zakaria’s The Upstairs Wife: An Intimate History of Pakistan

Bookmarks
Great reads for winter 2015

DVD Watch
Feminist films available for home viewing

Backtalk
Denial Won't Work | BY DONNA BRAZILE
Yes, Virginia (Iowa, Michigan and Colorado), there is a War on Women.

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