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Changing Perspectives on Motherhood in India: An Interview with Jaishree Misra

by Bhakti Bapat Mathew -India- Motherhood has always been idolized in India. In most Bollywood movies, the mother of the protagonist is an ocean of love […]

Books, Feature Articles, India, Motherhood, The World

On Feminism, Identity & Latinas in Arts and Literature: An Interview with Cristy C. Road

by Andrea Dulanto –USA– In December 2012, Brooklyn-based artist and writer Cristy C. Road came back home to Miami to read at Sweat Records from her […]

Arts & Culture, Books, Cuba, Feature Articles, Feminism, LGBTQ, United States

Out of the Darkness: An interview with Melanie Kirkpatrick on “Escape from North Korea”

by Leslie Patrick –South Korea– Standing at the 38th parallel that divides the two Koreas is a surreal experience. On the southern side, buses of foreign […]

Books, China, Feature Articles, Human Rights, North Korea, Politics & Democracy, The World

Book Review: Women and Knowledge in Mesoamerica: From East L.A. To Anahuac

Originally published at IPPF/WHR “This book is about the intellectual traditions of Mesoamerican women,” explains Paloma Martinez-Cruz in the opening lines of Women and Knowledge in […]

Books, The WIP Talk

Book Review: Margaret Sanger: A Life of Passion

Originally published at IPPF/WHR Legendary birth-control pioneer Margaret Sanger would likely have loved Jean H. Baker’s description of her in Margaret Sanger: A Life of Passion […]

Books, The WIP Talk

A Moral Argument for Bullfighting: More Humane than Eating Meat

by Victoria Aitken –UK– The social networking world is an odd one – you see your friends less, but know more about them – and real […]

Animals, Arts & Culture, Books, Feature Articles, Spain, Teaching & Learning

Nomi Prins’ Black Tuesday: Timely and Inspirational for Occupy Wall Street Movement

by Jane Dabel –USA– Black Tuesday is a historical novel set in New York City on the eve of the Great Stock Market Crash of 1929. […]

Arts & Culture, Books, Business & Economy, Feature Articles, United States

The Unexpected Patriot: How 9/11 Transformed Shannen Rossmiller into a Counter-Terrorism Expert

by Jessica Mosby –USA– Before 9/11 Shannen Rossmiller was a judge, wife, and mother of three living in Montana. That fateful September day became the impetus […]

9/11, Books, Feature Articles, Media, Terrorism, The World

“Deeply Divided”: Sri Lanka through the Eyes of Adele Barker

by Mandy Van Deven – India – During the year she taught Russian literature at the University of Peradeniya in Kandy, Sri Lanka, Arizona University professor […]

Asia, Books, Feature Articles, Interviews, Politics & Democracy, War & Conflict

Bringing Books to People

It is an unusual story of how a teacher is bringing books, and culture, to the children in a small community in Colombia. And how, through […]

Books, The WIP Talk

It Takes a Real Man to Talk to Boys: John Stoltenberg Offers an Alternative Vision of Male Strength

by Ellen Snortland – USA – Let me introduce you to my friend John Stoltenberg, a warm and generous American man full of good will and […]

Books, Feature Articles, Feminism, Gender Equality, Sexual Assault, Sexual Violence, Teaching & Learning, United States

Iconic Photographer Annie Leibovitz Bares All in New Book and Exhibit

by Molly Nance – USA – I’m not usually one to arrive to a press event 30 minutes early, but recently I woke up in time […]

Arts & Culture, Books, Feature Articles, Photography, United States