Since household income has been declining over time (and proportionally fewer individuals earn more than twice the poverty level), the silver lining of the 2008 economic crisis might be that more Americans start seeing poverty for what it is: not something anyone “deserves.”
Indian immigrants to the US face no official barriers to using reproductive technologies to ensure the births of sons.
In spite of all the gains we’ve made in the past fifty years, in spite of greatly improved access to education and employment, male privilege is still very much alive and well.
As men and women move closer to equality, the traditional gender-inequality holdouts are positioning themselves as the ones who will “make men, men again.”
The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS recently launched an action plan that targets the AIDS pandemic where it is most devastating: among women.
A truly gender-based approach to women and HIV/AIDS must approach women and girls both as persons independent of their societal roles and in relation to their multiple roles and needs.
Hundreds of activists and NGOs around the world are working on issues related to gender inequality. A film could bring them all together.