Category Archives: Women’s Issues

HPV Vaccine Not Reaching Enough Girls, C.D.C. Says

By SABRINA TAVERNISE,New York Times – The very low vaccination rate for teenage girls against the human papillomavirus — the most common sexually transmitted infection and a principal cause of cervical cancer — did not improve at all from 2011 to 2012, and health officials on Thursday said a survey found that doctors were often failing… Continue Reading

Artist captures the essence of the struggle of women

By Satya Winkelman- Art has played a prominent role in society and influences how we should think. Edouard Manet’s “The Picnic”  was the inspiration for me to paint “It’s Been No Picnic”.  In Manet’s 1863 oil painting, the women are undressed, and the men clothed, which now seems the norm. Trained as a psychodramatist, I have… Continue Reading

Pussy Riot Takes Manhattan, Quietly

By MELENA RYZIK, New York Times – If there is ignominy in being anonymous at the premiere of your own movie, the ladies of Pussy Riot didn’t show it. There they were, without their trademark bright balaclavas, sitting at the back of the Landmark Sunshine Cinema on the Lower East Side on Wednesday evening, awaiting the… Continue Reading