Wollstonecraft was ridiculed in her time for the idea that women should be treated as fully fledged beings.
Tag: women’s rights
What Contemporary Feminism Owes To Victorian Textile Workers in Glasgow
Women in the textile factories of 19th-century Glasgow faced terrible working conditions. In fighting for their rights, they prepared the ground for feminists today.
Roe v Wade: A Philosopher on the True Meaning of ‘My Body, My Choice’
The concept of body ownership shows how the Supreme Court’s decision affects every woman, whether they can get pregnant or not.
In Photos | God’s Wife, Every Man’s Woman: The Lives of ‘Joginis’ in South India
In 1988, the Government of India banned this practice of sexual slavery. However, it is still prevalent in some parts of the country.
In the Face of an Apathetic State, ‘Speak, Woman!’ is a Forthright Dismantling of Patriarchy
Smita Agarwal, in her book of poetry, raises her voice in an asymmetrical world and implores women to speak out for themselves.
Majority of Indians Feel Wife Must Obey Husband, Men Have More Rights to Jobs: Report
There is minimal difference in gender attitudes between Indian men and women, and also among adults of different ages, no matter how perceptibly regressive or progressive the views may …
What Does the Future Hold for Afghan Cinema?
Three award-winning female directors appeal to the international film industry to save Afghan cinema. Supporting women filmmakers is more important than ever.
As International Spotlight Fades, Afghan Women Face Increasing Repression Under Taliban
The Taliban’s recent abduction of 40 people, and gang rape of eight women, has not captured Western media attention. But activists inside Afghanistan point to worrying levels of violence.