What’s Current: Men in Argentina could soon face fines for catcalling women

A project called, “Visualizing Honor Crimes in Pakistan” attempts to track just how many women are being murdered under the patriarchal ideology of “protecting the family honor” in Pakistan.

16-year-old Arnesha Bowers
16-year-old Arnesha Bowers

Are Nigeria’s steps towards eliminated FGM enough?

Rashida Jones, producer of Hot Girls Wanted, speaks out about the “physical cost” of the porn industry.

Turner Classic Movies partners with Women in Film to spotlight gender inequality in the film industry.

Men could soon face fines up to $775 for catcalling women in Argentina. (Hello! This idea makes sense! We don’t accept sexual harassment in the work place, why do we accept it on the streets?)

New York Police search for man committing serial attacks against Asian women.

The death of Arnesha Bowers has been lost in recent news coverage. African American Studies professor, Aimee Cox expresses her worry that theoreticals and speculations on the performance of race and gender (such as in the Rachel Dolezal story) are trumping our ability to see and respond to the material realities of everyday black girls and women.

Susan Cox

Susan Cox is a feminist writer and academic living in the United States. She teaches in Philosophy.