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'Stranger Things 3' Seems to Be Moving Backwards on Its Treatment of Women

Female characters on the popular Netflix series are stuck in clichés as dated as their perms.
Alex Zaragoza
7.12.19
Culture

An Indian Designer Draws Flak For Calling "Overdressed" Women "Wounded"

The backlash shows an increasingly vocal resistance to India’s patriarchal norms.
Meera Navlakha
7.11.19
News

Here are the Safest Countries for Women in Asia Pacific

A recent study looks at fourteen countries in Asia Pacific, finding that Singapore and New Zealand provide the highest quality of life for women, while India ranks last.
Meera Navlakha
7.1.19
LGBTQ

Inside the Dance School Fighting for a Safe Queer, Feminist Space in Seoul

Luddan is part of a growing movement that’s using art to break apart South Korea’s gender binaries.
Hahna Yoon
6.21.19
News

Japan’s Outdated Sexual Assault Laws Are Leading to Unjust Rape Acquittals

According to a century-old Japanese law, a crime isn’t considered rape unless the woman tried to fight back.
Edoardo Liotta
6.11.19
News

Japan’s Labour Minister Says Women Should Wear Heels At The Work Place

Hope for the #KuToo movement, which protests the de-facto expectation that women wear heels at work, was at its peak after it reached the labour government’s attention earlier this week. Things are looking different now.
Edoardo Liotta
6.7.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

#KuToo Is The Japanese Movement Against Wearing High Heels

Referencing #MeToo, this women's movement combines the Japanese words for shoes (kutsu) and pain (kutsuu).
Shamani Joshi
Edoardo Liotta
6.4.19
vgtrn

Ranking The Worst Sexist Comments President Duterte Has Made About Women

From calling women bitches at a female empowerment event, to flirting with the Vice President at a typhoon commemoration, here are the 7 worst comments the Philippine leader has made about women.
Edoardo Liotta
5.29.19
feminism

This Photographer Captures the Fragile Lives of Former ‘Goddesses’ in Nepal

Maria Contreras Coll went behind the scenes of one of the most criticised religious traditions in the world, to tell a story of the enduring power of young girls in Nepal.
Pallavi Pundir
5.28.19
Photos

Portraits of Women Inside Russia’s Modern Gulags

"In jail they don't stop being mothers, sisters, teachers, loved ones, grandparents, or simply cute girls."
Mirjana Milovanovic
4.7.19
feminism

We're Living in the Era of the Hypocritical 'Feminist' Boss

From Nasty Gal's "Girl Boss" to Thinx's "She-E. O.", female executives have taken to branding themselves as outspoken feminist role models—but what good is that if their employees are allegedly denied basic rights and protections?
Lena Solow
4.3.19
Muslim Women's Day 2019

The First American Woman Imam Explains the Rise of Islamic Feminism

Since Dr. amina wadud led her first public sermon 25 years ago, Islamic feminism has taken root and sprouted globally.
dr. amina wadud
3.29.19
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