Month: July 2015

Anushay’s Point Tells #PPGeneration: Your Story Is Your Power

Most of my readers know that before going full-time with my writing three years ago, I spent close to a decade working as a feminist policy analyst on Capitol Hill in Washington. That means that working and lobbying to ensure US foreign policy protected women’s health & rights was my job. So at the core, …

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Charleston Shootings: The Intersection Of Race And Gender

*This post of mine was also published on The Huffington Post.* In the aftermath of the Charleston Shootings, which killed nine churchgoers in South Carolina, there has been so much discussion around whether the incident can be labeled an act of terrorism to whether the Confederate flag should still fly. Much of America remains wrapped up in this …

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Discrimination Plagues Indian Women Scientists

*This post of mine was also published in The New York Times/ Women in the World.* The sexism that plagues women in the academic disciplines of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) is no secret. The most recent reminder came from Nobel Prize winning scientist Tim Hunt, whose comments about women being a distraction in …

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