Tag Archives: oppression of women

FRSO Presents International Women’s Day

The current status of women in the U.S., patriarchy, wages, and also women making a difference.

Kamila Shamsie> What has Malala Yousafzai Done to the Taliban?

Pakistan produces people of extraordinary bravery. But no nation should ever require its citizens to be that brave.   Pakistani novelist novelist Nadeem Aslam What has Malala Yousafzai Done to the Taliban? The attempted assassination of a 14-year-old girl was driven by pathological hatred of women – not politics, as the Taliban claim by Kamila Shamsie  October 10, 2012  The Guardian (UK) […]

Adrienne Rich> A Poet of Unswerving Vision at the Forefront of Feminism

Obituary Adrienne Rich A Poet of Unswerving Vision at the Forefront of Feminism By MARGALIT FOX    New York Times March 28, 2012 [Editor’s Note:  Also recommended: NPR Adrienne Rich] Adrienne Rich, a poet of towering reputation and towering rage, whose work — distinguished by an unswerving progressive vision and a dazzling, empathic ferocity — brought the oppression […]