Category Archive: Violence Against Women

HuffPostLive 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

Anushay’s Point: Violence Against Women Knows No Bounds

There really are so few shows on US TV like PBS’ To The Contrary that analyzes news on women’s rights from diverse female perspectives. This week we talked about female genital mutilation (FGM) rising in… Continue reading

Bangladeshi Girls Treated Like Cattle

Tucked away between the mazes of overflowing sewers and tea stalls in Tangail, just a few kilometers outside of Bangladesh’s crowded capital, Dhaka, are rows of brothels with sex workers addicted to a… Continue reading

Japanese Parliament Allows Child Exploitation To Continue

Imagine convenience stores scattered around pretty much every neighborhood corner in a country that sells comic books depicting violent pornographic, often incestuous, cartoons having sex with children. Some even show children being gang-raped.… Continue reading

Anushay’s Point: Feminism Is Good For Business

Last Friday, the US State Department released a new report focusing on trafficking victims’ journey to becoming survivors. This is the topic PBS’ To The Contrary opened the show with. We hear so… Continue reading

Amal And Angelina: Real-Life Wonder Women

What I love more than smart women is smart women working together for a good cause, especially one that demonstrates women’s rights are human rights, and this week was the perfect example of what… Continue reading

Feminist Apparel: Spreading Women’s Rights, One T-Shirt At A Time

It would only be natural to assume the founders of Feminist Apparel, a t-shirt company that describes themselves as both intersectional and feminist, would be women. But the mind behind the clothing startup actually belongs… Continue reading

Does #YesAllWomen Include You?

After the California shooting less than a week ago, when a man killed six and injured seven in a mass murder, feminists took to Twitter to respond to what was clearly a targeted… Continue reading

Anushay’s Point On PBS With Congresswoman Eleanor Norton

Last Friday, I was honored to return to PBS’ To The Contrary, the network’s iconic weekly feminist news analysis by and for women. This time, we tackled a host of issues from the… Continue reading

University of Chicago Hosts Anushay’s Point

When I was an undergraduate student at the University of Virginia, reading Martha Nussbaum’s, Sex & Social Justice electrified my feminist consciousness, so you can only imagine how excited I was when the… Continue reading