"At a certain point when you're being held hostage, you don't have power to do anything. The only power you have is to listen to your captors and do what they ask you to do."
"The patriarchal system can be seen even in the feminist struggle."
One hundred babies are born in prisons in England and Wales each year, yet there's no universal standard for what prisons have to provide for pregnant women—in extreme cases, some have been left to clean their cell after miscarrying.
Thirty has been described as the beginning of two "lost decades" for women at work: options narrow, confidence wanes, we're overtaken by men. But admitting you're not happy in a job feels like it's become the most taboo thing of all.
Naz Shah is rising to power from a past of abuse, drug deals, murder, and poverty. Compared with that, getting harassed by Daily Mail reporters is nothing.
Women haven't traditionally been protagonists in major movies, but that might be changing—even if that change comes too slowly and not soon enough.
The violation of human rights during pregnancy and birth is no imaginary first-world issue—it's frighteningly real across the planet.
"The idea of a magazine where sex workers could actually speak instead of being spoken about was really revolutionary."
The magazine's all about sisterhood for female artists of color and faith.
Her new website is a radical examination of the female psyche through naked photos of women and frank discussions of puberty, religion, and abortion.
How the Skateistan school uses skateboarding as a tool for empowerment in a country worn down by 30 years of conflict and dislocation.
As someone whose entire sex education was a 280-pound nun denouncing abortion, I'm on board with the push in the UK for sex ed being part of the curriculum from elementary school onward.
We talked to founders Julia Scheele and Sarah Broadman about their Riot Grrrl revival zine, Double Dare Ya, and took a look at some of its artwork.
Last week, a Düsseldorf court ruled that a renter couldn't be held liable for the damage his urine splashes had done to his apartment's bathroom floor.
We asked one of Moto Lady Club's founding members about debunking stereotypes of biker gangs and championing female empowerment in the Gulf.
The Sun's long tradition of publishing photos of half-naked women has come under fire in recent years, and this week the editors gleefully trolled feminists who are tired of "Page 3."
The 21-year-old artist is trying to invert beauty, although she's still figuring out what that means.
In Princess Nokia's new video for the track "Young Girls," a diverse tribe of mothers, sisters, and baby girls live and play in a female-centered paradise.
The fresco of the Flash, Batman, Superman, and Superwoman having sex with Wonder Woman caused a scandal after being on the wall for 14 years.
Mike Buchanan is running for office in the UK with his feminist-hating political party, Justice for Men and Boys. But what good do single-issue political parties actually do?
"Vaginal rejuvenation" is the hot new buzzword aiming to get women everywhere feeling terrible about the effects of time on their private parts.
I always fancied myself a strong, independent woman, but after I wound up in an unhealthy, violent relationship that lasted for multiple years, I realized abuse can happen to anyone.
Started in Summer 2011 by two hardened feminists and old school zinesters, The Chapess is intended to be a platform to champion submissions from students and artists alike.
From #FreeTheNipple to magazine censorship, it's been a mixed bag for breasts in 2014.