Persephone Pioneers: Fatemeh Fakhraie

Fatemeh Fakhraie is one of those amazing women you know who is not only juggling between her roles as an author, editor, and blogger, but whose writing packs a wallop. She founded Muslimah Media Watch in 2007, a space that examines media representations of Muslim women in popular culture, as well as in the news, movies and in feminist communities. Read More Persephone Pioneers: Fatemeh Fakhraie

Two Weeks From Now: Women’s Day & What You Can Do About It

I know many often wonder what they can do to raise awareness and be actors in bringing change. For the past few days we have seen an unusual assault on reproductive rights and women’s bodies. March 8th, International Women’s Day, would be a great opportunity to raise awareness of the fact that we are a long way from true equality and we can do something about it, especially with some planning and forethought. So, what can we do about it? A number of things, but here are some suggestions. Read More Two Weeks From Now: Women’s Day & What You Can Do About It