This is an incredible story, one that weaves so many layers. It exemplifies why sport can be powerful for marginalized people, and the challenges that women face when they defy social norms. 213 more words
Tags » Gendered Violence
Emotional manipulation, rape, sexual harassment, abortion, disordered eating, body shaming, suicide.
Note from the editors: This story is the second part of a story that was submitted by a woman who wishes to remain anonymous. 1,242 more words
First of all: a summary of the bill.
On February 24th 2016, the Punjab Assembly passed the long-awaited Women Protection Bill. This legislature – amongst other things – advocates for a practical procedure to curb Violence Against Women (VAW). 3,803 more words
I was leaving for my morning walk with my dog when I noticed a stranger sitting and smoking on my building’s stoop. I live in a densely populated city, and it isn’t altogether unusual for a people without fixed addresses to pause their wandering for a smoke break on our steps. 947 more words