Abortion Rights on the Line |
BY JEANNE K.C. CLARK
In the aftermath of the midterm elections, there’s bad news—and some rays of hope—about public support for reproductive health.
The Woman Who Won the Debate | BY NARDA ZACCHINO
Outspoken Elizabeth Warren is consumers' best hope for financial honesty and transparency.
Rising From the Dust of Goudougoudou | BY GINA ATHENA ULYSSE
The world has watched Haiti’s most vulnerable women survive quake, flood, cholera and homelessness in the last year—
yet those women still feel invisible. What will it take for them to be seen and heard?
Heart and Soul | BY LINDA VILLAROSA
In their poor country with too few doctors for too many needy families, thousands of young Ethiopian women act as counselors, midwives, health teachers and sources of inspiration.
A Road Map for Leadership| BY KARON JOLNA
Why women’s studies needs the sort of course this author teaches.
Take Off the Cap| BY MARTHA BURK
Raise retirement age? Cut benefits? Privatize? There’s a much better way to protect women under Social Security.
No Hype for Women’s Hoops | BY MICHAEL A. MESSNER
An “unnatural silence” may keep women’s basketball from having a larger fan base.
Conventional Ignorance | By BELVA DAVIS
At the outset of her TV journalism career, Belva Davis confronted violent racism at the 1964 Republican convention. Here, an excerpt from
Deirdre English on Florence Howe’s A Life in Motion
Nisi Shawl on Nnedi Okorafor’s Akata Witch
Persis Karim on Jasmin Darznik’s The Good Daughter: A Memoir of My Mother’s Hidden Life
Helen Zia on Maxine Hong Kingston’s I Love a Broad Margin to My Life
Natalie Wilson on Kathryn Bolkovac and Cari Lynn’s The Whistleblower: Sex Trafficking, Military Contractors, and One Woman’s Fight for Justice
Great reads for Winter 2011
Feminist films available for
Behind Bars | BY DONNA BRAZILE Because women in prison lose their voices, the rest of us should speak out.