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women

Women Are Not Their Own Worst Enemy

Women Are Not Their Own Worst Enemy

Reframing the tired trope

Alison Tennent
Male Violence
Mother as Martyr

Mother as Martyr

Mothers are often both martyrs and assassins in the eyes of female children

AJ Kelly
AJ Kelly
motherhood
I am a Mother to My Stillborn Son, Not a "Birthing Parent"

I am a Mother to My Stillborn Son, Not a "Birthing Parent"

When gender-neutral language does more harm than good

Lauren Adams
Our Bodies
Women’s Organizations are Removing the Word "Women" From Their Vocabulary

Women’s Organizations are Removing the Word "Women" From Their Vocabulary

They claim the word is "not inclusive"

Andreia Nobre
Andreia Nobre
female erasure
"Woman" Is Not a Dirty Word

"Woman" Is Not a Dirty Word

When we erase the word “woman”, we erase women’s material reality.

Andreia Nobre
Andreia Nobre
Opinion
Excess Babies: The Tragedy of the Surrogacy Industry During COVID-19

Excess Babies: The Tragedy of the Surrogacy Industry During COVID-19

Surrogacy agency in Ukraine left with babies who will not be collected by the biological parents

Andreia Nobre
Andreia Nobre
COVID-19
For Indian Women During COVID-19, There is No Such Thing As Social Distancing

For Indian Women During COVID-19, There is No Such Thing As Social Distancing

It was around 1.00 pm and I was dozing off on the living room couch with the laptop on my chest. I woke with a jolt because I heard our neighbor talking to my mother; I was ashamed to be caught sleeping legs apart and mouth open. Indians don’

Vaishnavi Sundar
Vaishnavi Sundar
COVID-19
Yes, Women Have Vaginas

Yes, Women Have Vaginas

But that’s not the sum-total of what we are

4W Staff
4W Staff
Gender Identity