Category: Women’s Studies

For Afghan Women, Again

For Afghan Women, Again

—Zillah Eisenstein

This struggle of Afghan women and the fight against misogyny is hardly new, and yet new developments are happening. Newly mobilized global feminisms may be emerging. If this can happen, it might just save our planet.

Commentary on Women Rising: In and Beyond the Arab Spring

Commentary on Women Rising: In and Beyond the Arab Spring

—Myra Marx Ferree
This lovely collection by Rita Stephan and Mounira Maya Charrad highlights the voices of the challengers and their perspectives on what must change and how to create a democracy in which they are full participants.

Agency, Resistance, Resilience, Identity

Agency, Resistance, Resilience, Identity

—Shirley Hune and Gail M. Nomura
How can all of us better challenge falsehoods of Asian American and Pacific Islander women’s docility and call attention to the complexities of their past and present experiences in the United States and elsewhere?