Pregnant Pause: We Should Applaud Facebook and Apple For Paying Women To Freeze Their Eggs

Facebook and Apple reignited the whether or not women can “have it all” debate yesterday by announcing that they would pay the $10,000 price tag that comes with egg-freezing for their female employees. Two of the… Continue reading

Violence Against Women: Teach Your Sons Not To Rape

From New York to my home-base of Washington, I was busy taking my feminist messages to the airwaves last week. On PBS, I had the honor to be back on air with Congresswoman… Continue reading

Anushay’s Point On Women’s Health: No Uterus, No Opinion

Is there anything I love more than discussing feminism with intelligent women? The answer would be no. It was so great to be on HuffPost Live from New York City talking about all… Continue reading

Bathroom Break: India’s Sanitation Crisis Is Trapping Women In A Cycle Of Violence

Last week, the Thomson Reuters Foundation outlined how Bangladesh, India’s much poorer and flood-prone neighbor, has had more success building bathrooms for its citizens. In just over a decade, Bangladesh managed to decrease the percentage of people… Continue reading

Women’s Equality Day: Much Work Remains

This week marks the 94th Anniversary of women in America winning the right to vote. Although there is much to celebrate, much work remains. That was the core of my message when I… Continue reading

Anushay’s Point: More Must Be Done To Stop Rape As Weapon Of War

Last week on PBS, we talked about a host of issues including sexual violence during war, the ethics of surrogacy and how we can effectively tackle child abuse. Often when we talk about rape… Continue reading

A Woman’s Job: Kurdish Female Fighters On The Front Lines In Iraq

The one thing everyone can agree about Iraq right now is that it is a mess. However, in the past week, the US military made tremendous gains against the extremist Islamic group, ISIS.… Continue reading

Nothing But Gold: First Woman Wins Math’s Nobel Prize

My personal interest in the field of mathematics was pretty much non-existent until this week when Iranian-born Maryam Mirzakhani became the first woman ever to win the prestigious Fields Medal, considered to be the equivalent of… Continue reading

HuffPost Live Features Anushay’s Point

When I first launched my blog in 2009, my only two readers were my husband and my mother. It would have stayed that way as well if my post on Afghan women didn’t… Continue reading

What’s My Favorite Position?

Mic’s Executive Social Editor, and fabulous feminist crusader, are two of Elizabeth Plank‘s favorite positions, but she wanted to know yours might be. Now before you let your mind wander too far, of course we… Continue reading