women

The VICE Guide to Right Now

Indian Clothes Factories Have Been Busted Giving Employees Illegal 'Painkillers' That Are Messing With Their Periods

To ensure max productivity, the unmarked pills are given under strict supervision and often lead to side-effects like depression, UTIs and miscarriages.
Shamani Joshi
6.14.19
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
6.5.19
Religion

In Southern India, Women Are Being Sexually Exploited in the Name of God

The Devadasi practice that makes women ‘wives of god’ might have been banned, but women are still finding themselves stuck in the inhuman tradition.
Archana Nathan
5.30.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This Indian Festival Is a Fuck-You to All Those Who Think Menstruating Is Still a Taboo

Women in India and Nepal will be protesting and playing games to shatter the prejudice against periods.
Shamani Joshi
5.20.19
Sri Lanka Attacks

Muslim Women in Sri Lanka Are Pissed About the Post-Bombing Burqa Ban

“Some people have been wearing the niqab for over 30 years and it is a very big part of their identity. Are they not citizens of this country? What about their rights?”
Cassendra Doole
5.6.19
VICE Votes

'Ban Alcohol or We Won't Vote': Rural Women in South India Warn Political Leaders

Reeling from the consequences of rampant alcoholism among men in rural areas, many women in the south Indian state of Karnataka are protesting using their vote.
Archana Nathan
4.23.19
murder

Chicago Police Are Finally Investigating Whether a Serial Killer Murdered 51 Women Since 2001

Many were found on the south and west sides of Chicago, and almost all were black.
Emma Ockerman
4.14.19
Muslim Women's Day 2019

4 Muslim Women on How to Survive in Media

Journalists Noura Erakat, Eman Bare, Meher Ahmad, and Safaa Khan get candid about what they love about being Muslim in media and how they handle tokenization.
Leila Ettachfini
3.28.19
The Least You Could Do

100 Ways to Better Support Muslim Women

Don’t ask us why we wear the hijab; don’t ask us why we don’t wear the hijab.
Farha Chowdhury
3.27.19
Photo

This Bangladeshi Photographer’s Work on Beauty Will Give You Nightmares

In the series 'Concealed,' Bangladeshi photographer Habiba Nowrose explores the sacrifice women make every day to fit society's standards of beauty.
Mustika Hapsoro
3.27.19
Weed

Smoking Weed Before Sex Can Lead to Better Orgasms for Women, Study Finds

Sex while high can help overall sexual satisfaction, desire, orgasm, and improve pain during sex.
Dhvani Solani
3.25.19
Gender

Just a Few of the Lies Women Have Been Sold

From: you read too much into everything, to: you're definitely getting abducted at some point.
Emma Garland
Lauren O'Neill
Hannah Ewens
Daisy Jones
3.24.19
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