Category Archive: Women's Rights=Human Rights

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

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

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

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

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

Could The Hobby Lobby Ruling Affect Women Around The World?

When I was growing up in Bangladesh in the early 1980s, I used to imagine America as a feminist utopia. Before I even stepped foot on her soil, I pictured America as a country where women enjoyed… Continue reading

Anushay’s Point Joins Prestigious Washington Press Club

Last Friday after a lively debate on PBS, I went to the prestigious National Press Club in Washington where I was welcomed as a new member by the President, Myron Belkind. What exactly… Continue reading