Why Is My Country Numb to a Child’s Murder?

*This post of mine was also published on The Daily Beast.* This morning, Raja, a 16-year-old Bangladeshi boy, was beaten to death at a local political party heavyweight’s home after being accused of stealing the… Continue reading

Anushay’s Point Speaks To Salma Hayek

One of the most vivid memories I have from my childhood home in Bangladesh involve Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet. The book was always present in my parents’ various bookshelves, and although I never… Continue reading

Planned Parenthood Under Fresh Attacks

*This post of mine was also published on The New York Times/Women In The World.* Perhaps no single organization embodies the intense politics surrounding women’s reproductive rights in the US as profoundly as… Continue reading

Anushay’s Point: Millennial Feminists Are Fearless

It was great to discuss one of my favorite feminist topics, the role Millennial women are playing in the current movement, on PBS’ To The Contrary last week. I think younger women have… Continue reading

Anushay’s Point Tells #PPGeneration: Your Story Is Your Power

Most of my readers know that before going full-time with my writing three years ago, I spent close to a decade working as a feminist policy analyst on Capitol Hill in Washington. That… Continue reading

Anushay’s Point: Pay More, Expect More

Last week on PBS’ To The Contrary we recorded a special episode which allowed us to delve into and discuss issues at a longer length than normal. Tackling welfare, entitlements & how the school… Continue reading

Charleston Shootings: The Intersection Of Race And Gender

*This post of mine was also published on The Huffington Post.* In the aftermath of the Charleston Shootings, which killed nine churchgoers in South Carolina, there has been so much discussion around whether… Continue reading

Discrimination Plagues Indian Women Scientists

*This post of mine was also published in The New York Times/ Women in the World.* The sexism that plagues women in the academic disciplines of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) is… Continue reading

The Default Response: Are Only Muslims Terrorists?

There has barely been enough time to properly process the Charleston, South Carolina shootings, but the politics over what we call the massacre of nine black Bible study group members in also controversial.… Continue reading

Why Apple Needs To Adopt Femojis

*This post of mine was also published on Forbes Woman.* Love them or hate them, but it is difficult to deny the huge role emojis play in how we communicate in modern times. The… Continue reading