1. Repercussions of Dowries and Arranged Marriages in India
    Repercussions of Dowries and Arranged Marriages in India

    In India, the caste system, dowries, and arranged marriages are sustaining a hostile environment for women in the country. Immersing…

  2. See No Evil: Why the Justice System Ignores Rape
    See No Evil: Why the Justice System Ignores Rape

    Much has been said about the rape culture that exists in today’s society, without a full definition of what rape…

  3. Energy Poverty has the Face of a Woman
    Energy Poverty has the Face of a Woman

    Approximately 1.2 billion people – almost one fifth of the world’s population – live without access to electricity needed for…

  4. UN Women: Interview with Lakshmi Puri
    UN Women: Interview with Lakshmi Puri

    At the 2013 Women Deliver Conference, Julia Wiklander and I had the incredible opportunity to meet and interview Lakshmi Puri,…

  5. Watching History Unfold – Senator Wendy Davis filibusters archaic abortion law in Texas
    Watching History Unfold – Senator Wendy Davis filibusters archaic abortion law in Texas

    Yesterday, on June 25th, I along with up to 200,000 others watched live streaming from the Texas Senate as Senator…

  6. Empowering Women in Mali, Africa: Yeah Samaké
    Empowering Women in Mali, Africa: Yeah Samaké

    Malian women are strong. They work dawn to dusk taking care of their families and are usually the first to…