Curator Says MoMA PS1 Wanted Her, Until She Had a Baby

Curator Says MoMA PS1 Wanted Her, Until She Had a Baby

It was a tantalizing job alternative for Nikki Columbus: an opportunity to direct the efficiency program at MoMA PS1, the Queens museum recognized partly for its sturdy and ingenious dwell artwork, music and dance collection. After months of conferences and conversations with two of the museum’s leaders, Ms. Columbus was formally supplied a place as […]

Star Flutist Sues Boston Symphony Over Pay Equity

Star Flutist Sues Boston Symphony Over Pay Equity

According to the swimsuit, Ms. Rowe made a number of earlier makes an attempt to have her pay adjusted, starting in 2015. The orchestra not solely declined to equalize her pay with Mr. Ferrillo’s, the swimsuit claims, but in addition retaliated towards her for making an attempt to debate the difficulty publicly. Last December, in […]

Opinion

Opinion

It’s a mistake to doubt the sincerity of Ms. Collins’s and Ms. Murkowski’s dedication to questions of ladies’s well being. Ms. Collins was certainly one of solely three Republican senators to vote in opposition to the Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act. Last yr, she and Ms. Murkowski broke ranks to solid the deciding votes in opposition […]

Opinion

Opinion

It took a conflict, radicals, lawbreakers, advocates who risked their lives and careers, a shift in energy, financial alternative, profoundly oppressive situations —— however issues modified. Six years in the past I participated within the Occupy motion, throughout which a crossracial coalition of individuals from New York to Honolulu protested revenue inequality, gentrification, police brutality […]

‘Merci Madame’: Simone Veil Is Honored With Panthéon Burial

‘Merci Madame’: Simone Veil Is Honored With Panthéon Burial

In 1974, Ms. Veil additionally helped go a legislation that legalized reimbursement for the price of contraception drugs by France’s public well being care system. During her second time period as France’s well being minister, from 1993 to 1995, she launched measures to assist these with H.I.V., the virus that causes AIDS. Following Ms. Veil’s […]

A Moment to Savor: A Saudi Woman Rejoices as Driving Ban Ends

A Moment to Savor: A Saudi Woman Rejoices as Driving Ban Ends

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — While Saudi Arabia counted down the hours till midnight for the ban on girls driving to be lifted, Hessah Alajaji ran out of persistence. She placed on some lipstick, jumped within the driver’s seat of her mother and father’ Lexus, and at 9:10 p.m. drove out for dinner. “I’m a bit […]

For Saudi Women, Challenges Go Far Beyond Driving

For Saudi Women, Challenges Go Far Beyond Driving

Women in Saudi Arabia might be legally permitted to drive for the primary time on Sunday. The ultraconservative Islamic kingdom has championed the brand new regulation, which follows a spate of latest reforms, as a step ahead for Saudi girls’s rights and the opening of its society. But many Saudis view the change with apprehension. […]

By Taking a Bullet, a Muslim Woman Finds Her Calling

By Taking a Bullet, a Muslim Woman Finds Her Calling

Despite the calls for of operating the mosque, she takes Arabic courses and continues to work as a lawyer. She considers attaining a level in Islamic theology essential to her recognition within the Muslim neighborhood. “I want to understand the words and know the meanings so no one can say, ‘She’s just a lawyer,’ ” […]

Free to Drive, Saudi Women Still Must Take a Back Seat to Men

Free to Drive, Saudi Women Still Must Take a Back Seat to Men

AL KHOBAR, Saudi Arabia — With her bubble-gum pink hair and stylishly ripped denims, Doaa Bassem goes a protracted solution to redefining what it means to be a Saudi girl as of late. At age 14, she realized how one can change the oil of her father’s automobile and dreamed of proudly owning a traditional […]

5 Men in ‘Wolf Pack’ Pamplona Rape Case Are Released on Bail

5 Men in ‘Wolf Pack’ Pamplona Sexual Assault Case Are Released on Bail

MADRID — Five males who had been discovered responsible of sexually assaulting a lady on the July 2016 working of the bulls competition in Pamplona, Spain, had been launched on bail on Thursday, setting off protests by ladies in a number of Spanish cities. In the case, seen as a landmark for women’s rights in […]