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Garment Workers Overseas: Unpacking the Feminist Politics of Clothing

Over the last year or so, U.S. companies, including brands like Gap, Joe Fresh (JCPenney), H&M, and Faded Glory (sold at Wal-Mart) have come under increasing pressure to increase the safety standards for the workers in their garment factories overseas. 361 more words

In The News

What's this about Global Feminism?

Anti-feminists used to disturb me, and sometimes they still do. I just don’t get how something that’s such a no-brainer for me has people with their (gender-neutral word for panties) in a twist. 456 more words

Video: March 2015 To The Contrary Appearance

I appeared as a panelist on this week’s episode of To The Contrary, and discussed the 20-year anniversary of the UN Commission on the Status of Women, assessing Hillary Clinton’s leadership for women’s rights, and whether a war on women continues. 9 more words

Commentary

Transnational Love (3.16.15)

Dear World,

To all the bothers and sisters I have yet to meet,
I say hello; And I’m happy you’re reading this.
Transmitting hope from a small town in the United States where people here think little of love. 165 more words

Poetry

India's daughter is everyone's daughter

I have just finished watching India’s Daughter directed by Leslee Udwin. This documentary is about the heinously violent and fatal rape of Indian medical student Jyoti Singh in 2012. 709 more words

Feminism

FGM: Little Stitches, a rehearsed reading

Last week I was lucky enough to take part in a rehearsed reading of BAREtruth theatre company’s Little Stiches, which is a series of short plays on the subject of FGM (female genital mutilation). 682 more words

Feminism