Category Archive: Violence Against Women

Anushay’s Point: Majority of World’s Refugees Are Women

After four years of the Syrian war, the world finally woke up to the region’s refugee crisis when the body of three year old, Aylan Kurdi washed upon the shores of Bodrum, Turkey.… Continue reading

Full Circle: Anushay’s Point Back On Al-Jazeera’s Screens

Talk about coming full circle. Three years ago Al-Jazeera English (AJE) took myself & on air by inviting me to be a guest on their social media driven show, The Stream. The… Continue reading

Anushay’s Point: Colleges Do Not Want To Deal With Campus Sexual Assault

After its summer hiatus, PBS’ To The Contrary returned with a bang. On Friday, my fellow To The Contrary panelists and I, with our legendary host, Bonnie Erbe, tackled sexual assault on campus,… 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

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

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

Oklahoma State University Honors Anushay’s Point

Finally going full-time with my writing two years ago also gave me control over one of my favorite aspects about my work- meeting passionate, driven young women across the country. This year, I was… Continue reading

Anushay’s Point On PBS: US Military Will Not Safeguard Afghan Women’s Rights

Last Friday, I was honored to return to PBS’ To The Contrary to talk about the impact US troop withdrawal will have on women’s rights in Afghanistan. Afghan women’s rights was the first… Continue reading

Anushay’s Point Speaks At Her Alma Mater, UVA

Anybody that knows me, knows I am a huge fan of my alma mater, the University of Virginia. Not only is it one of the best academic institutions nationally and internationally, my college… Continue reading

Anushay’s Point: Rape Culture Rampant In South Asia

The controversy around the British documentary, India’s Daughter, which interviews the alleged rapists from the infamous 2012 gang-rape of a female student on a New Delhi bus, continues to rage. I spoke with… Continue reading