Discrimination Plagues Indian Women Scientists, But The Larger Issue Is Social

The sexism that plagues women in the academic disciplines of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) is no secret. The most recent reminder came from Nobel Prize winning scientist Tim Hunt, whose comments… 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

Love them or hate them, but it is difficult to deny the huge role emojis play in how we communicate in modern times. The tiny images make our text-messages come alive, and new research shows people respond… Continue reading

Why Amy Schumer Is Your New Feminist Best Friend

If you have been laughing out loud at your computer screen louder than normal over the past few weeks, most likely you have been watching Amy Schumer’s hilarious sketches online. From unattainable beauty… Continue reading

Priyanka Chopra: Proof Bollywood breaking into Hollywood?

Sexism in Hollywood has gotten so bad that the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has urged federal and state civil rights agencies to investigate “the systemic failure to hire women directors at all… Continue reading

Anushay’s Point: Voters Care About Policy More Than Gender

With Hillary Clinton officially in the race for President, naturally there will be endless segments on gender, but I thought today’s segment on CNN with Carol Costello gave a different perspective on gender politics.… Continue reading

Anushay’s Point: Women Not Always Aware When Paid Less

This week on PBS’ To The Contrary, we took on pay equity, how social media impacts marriage, anti-poverty experiments, and mothers who abandon their children. Washington, DC Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton and I… Continue reading

New York Times Features Anushay’s Point For Mother’s Day

Technically, it is not even Mother’s Day in the US yet, but this year my gift arrived early all courtesy of The New York Times/Women in the World. We get so caught up… Continue reading

On Race, Journalism & Sabeen Mahmud’s Legacy

One of my favorite things to do is discuss and debate with my friends, especially those near and dear to me because chances are like me, they are passionate about gender, politics and culture.… Continue reading

Maya Apa: Meeting The Team Behind The App

I managed to make a quick trip back to the motherland, Bangladesh last month to visit family. It’s always a shock to the system to go back to where I come from and… Continue reading