Category Archive: Women's Rights=Human Rights

Zero Tolerance: Responding To UVA’s Rape On Campus On PBS

Saying it has been a difficult few weeks for anyone associated with the University of Virginia, as alum, students, faculty or sexual assault victims, would be an understatement. After the explosive investigative report… Continue reading

Stop Playing Nice: What Women Can Learn From Victoria Beckham

Victoria Beckham is the top entrepreneur in Britain this year according to Management Today who applauds the pop star turned football star wife turned major fashion designer’s “acute business sense”. Love her or loath her,… Continue reading

Why I Am Voting And Why You Should, Too

They say you are only as good as the company you keep. In that case, I could not be more honored and thrilled to be on HuffPost Women’s list of 27 Influential Women telling… Continue reading

Pregnant Pause: We Should Applaud Facebook and Apple

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