Violence Against Women

Toxic Culture of Violence Against Women Must End in Bangladesh

*This article of mine is published in Bangla in The Daily Ittefaq.* When it comes to the issue of violence against women and girls in Bangladesh, the reality is an ugly one. Despite Bangladesh’s strides on the international stage as a “development star” and a favorite when it comes to achieving the United Nations’ Sustainable …

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Lawmakers Go After Planned Parenthood

If you feel like you are having political deja vu with the Republicans going after Planned Parenthood yet again, you are forgiven. This week as Planned Parenthood President, Cecile Richards testified on Capitol Hill against the heavily edited tapes against her organization and fetal tissue donation, once against the GOP called for the government to …

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Full Circle: Anushay’s Point Back On Al-Jazeera’s Screens

Talk about coming full circle. Three years ago Al-Jazeera English (AJE) took myself & AnushaysPoint.com on air by inviting me to be a guest on their social media driven show, The Stream. The show was really revolutionary and pioneering for its time, giving viewers a forum using social media. My two appearances, the first just …

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Colleges Do Not Want To Deal With Campus Sexual Assault

After its summer hiatus, PBS’ To The Contrary returned with a bang. On Friday, my fellow To The Contrary panelists and I, with our legendary host, Bonnie Erbe, tackled sexual assault on campus, Donald Trump, immigration and Hillary Clinton’s stance on women’s rights. My stipulation always focuses on identifying rape culture, first and foremost. Most …

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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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New York Times Features Anushay’s Point For Mother’s Day

Technically, it is not even Mother’s Day in the US yet, but this year my gift arrived early all courtesy of The New York Times/Women in the World. We get so caught up in flowers and chocolate, but the real gift for mothers, on this day to celebrate us, is really having ourselves and our …

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Oklahoma State University Honors Anushay’s Point

Finally going full-time with my writing two years ago also gave me control over one of my favorite aspects about my work- meeting passionate, driven young women across the country. This year, I was honored to be invited to Oklahoma State University (OSU) to speak about women’s rights as human rights. In addition to being one …

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Anushay’s Point Speaks At Her Alma Mater, UVA

Anybody that knows me, knows I am a huge fan of my alma mater, the University of Virginia. Not only is it one of the best academic institutions nationally and internationally, my college days were instrumental in making me the person I am today. As an English Literature major, with a minor in Asian history, my …

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