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Arts & CultureBooks
Jenny Shank
In 'How Not to Drown in a Glass of Water' by Angie Cruz and 'Factory Girls' by Michelle Gallen, readers encounter female protagonists who are smart, tough, hilarious survivors.
Politics & SocietyLast Take
Kathryn Jean Lopez
We need to lead a revolution of mercy—and truth.
Arts & CultureBooks
Elizabeth Grace Matthew
Louise Perry's argument against the sexual revolution raises a difficult question for readers: Given the fraught situation in which the sexual revolution has left many women and men, where do we go from here?
Three women smile at each other while walking with a group of small toddlers.
Christopher Parker
Since 1992, Hour Children has aimed to prepare women during their sentence for re-entry into society and then provide support after it ends.
Carol Glatz - Catholic News Service
"A society that erases women from public life is a society that becomes impoverished," he said.
A woman holds a sign as demonstrators gather Sept. 4, 2019, at the World Economic Forum on Africa in Cape Town during a protest against gender-based violence. (CNS photo/Sumaya Hisham, Reuters)
Politics & SocietyDispatches
Russell Pollitt, S.J.
Advocates for the protection of women charge that rape is systemic and endemic in South Africa. Police statistics confirm this: There are about 115 rapes per day, a level that is among the highest in the world.