The Supreme Court declined to rule on a Texas law that bans all abortions after six weeks of pregnancy. However, abortion and contraception were quite common among pre-modern Christians.
Abortion and contraception were quite common among premodern Christians, who also celebrated women’s celibacy as superior to marriage and childbearing.
The booming activewear industry markets an idealised feminine form and lifestyle, but women have also been liberated by its functional and versatile clothing.
Nigerian women have successfully used their naked bodies as an instrument of power, rather than shame, to protest injustice.
From video games developed where players can “play” at raping women, to advertisements that sexualise women’s bodies, men’s entitlement to women is just a given.
A woman’s work on her body will never be done if she wants to live a normal life.
Australian women were once largely seen as reproducers, rather than lovers: sexual pleasure was suspect. Attitudes have changed, yet our culture is still troubled by female desire.
In public events Donald Trump has displayed the traits of a dominant masculinity. Yet the American president’s policies represent an anthropological and ecological model that’s outdated.
In Sudan, female genital cutting is common among many communities. The use of movies that debate this question could change people’s opinions about the practice.
A longitudinal study featuring nearly 74,000 US women has found that the longer a woman has been overweight or obese during her adult life, the higher her risk of developing cancer.
TRAP laws – targeted regulation of abortion providers – have been a way for states to limit abortions. The Supreme Court Monday struck down a Texas TRAP law, saying it did not protect women.
There are endless euphemisms for women’s conditions and body parts. If you can’t name a body part, how can you seek medical help if something appears to be wrong with it?