Category Archives: Women’s issues

Urging female college party-goers to take responsibility for their safety: sound advice or victim blaming?

Emily Yoffe’s article of October 15, recommending female students attending college parties avoid getting so intoxicated that the odds of falling victim to sexual assault increases, has polarized feminists responding to the article. Some viewed the article as reiterating practical, … Continue reading

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NYC Starts Initiative to Boost Girls’ Self-Esteem

New York City’s mayor Michael Bloomberg has announced an new city-wide initiative aimed at combating the popular media’s messages that often undermine girls’ self-esteem and body image. The “I’m Beautiful the Way I Am” initiative is aimed at helping girls … Continue reading

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