Gender

The Survivors at Thikana Rehabilitation Home

A resilient five-year-old survivor named Babli personifies the hope that acid violence against girls and women in Bangladesh can end.

A Matter of Words

Gurpreet Kaur Bhatti's Bhezti causes an uproar in the Sikh community, pitting free speech against religious tolerance. But are blasphemy laws the answer?

Born Into Saving Brothel Children

Oscar-winning documentary Born into Brothels ignores local organizing efforts and instead gives us more images of white saviors.

The Case Against Unjust Laws and Social Customs in Pakistan

Mukhtar Mai was gang-raped on orders of a tribal court and then paraded naked in town. Rather than suffering in silence, she’s taking her rapists to court, challenging Pakistan’s laws, patriarchal norms, cultural practices and social taboos.

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