Climate Change

Anchorwoman at Al-Jazeera: Anushay’s Point Goes Live

Anushay’s Point got the amazing opportunity to go live on Al-Jazeera’s The Stream, the network’s social media driven show. You may have caught me on air over the past month, talking about everything from e-Patriarchy to Islamaphobia to Canadian mining companies in Latin America to India’s caste-system. I’m trying to do a good job of …

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Seven Billion People & Women’s Rights: What is the Connection?

At the end of October, the UN has projected that the world’s population will reach 7 billion, a scary milestone amidst increasing global political and economic instability. More people will only place increased pressure on our environment, on the world’s habitats, forests, and resources such as water. But how does investing in women’s rights tie …

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Climate Change Hits Women Harder, So Where Are the Feminist Voices?

I grew up knowing my country was drowning. My childhood memories are full of flashing images of annual monsoon rains making rivers out of our roads, lakes out of our rice paddy fields, washing away farmers’ harvests, pushing the rural population into our already overpopulated capital city. Of course the yearly floods alternated with even …

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