Thousands in Lebanon Shout Down Domestic Violence

Women hold portraits to denounce domestic violence during a rally on the “International Women’s Day” on March 8, 2014, in front of the National Museum in the capital Beirut. The “International Women’s Day” dates back to the beginning of the 20th Century and has been observed by the United Nations since 1975. By Rana MOUSSAOUI … Read more

The violent policing of the female body

The pervasive and systemic ways we determine how women should dress in our communities, families, schools, workplaces or legal systems have real consequences. By Eren Cervantes-Altamirano. When I was in junior high school, I was required to wear a grey skirt. I could not wear pants because that was not “feminine”, while the skirt could … Read more