Category Archive: Women's Rights=Human Rights

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

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

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

Christy Turlington Talks To Anushay’s Point About Maternal Health

Despite spending almost a decade as a feminist policy analyst, I always felt the urgency of investing in women, specifically in our health and in our rights, was a cause most policymakers in… 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