A girl sits looking tentative

Anthropology: Female Genital Mutilation and Its Gender Roles

This article will be discussing sensitive subjects regarding ritual genital mutilation of females. Some readers may find details disturbing.  A six-year-old girl prepares mentally for the excruciating pain she will endure. She hears screams coming from the tent. It is … Continue reading Anthropology: Female Genital Mutilation and Its Gender Roles

Women in Latin America protesting with red handprints on their faces

Anthropology: The History of Women’s Rights in Latin America

Latin America has experienced its fair share of social revolutions and passionate outcries for national change throughout its history. Yet, one of the biggest issues facing this group of countries has largely gone unheard. For the women who live in … Continue reading Anthropology: The History of Women’s Rights in Latin America

Pakistani Nobel Prize recipient and education activist Malala Yousafzai speaking in a classroom of girls

Anthropology: Sociocultural Implications in the Struggle for Women’s Education in Pakistan

In the advanced world we live in today, information is easily accessible at the touch of our fingertips. Through the internet, learning has become much easier than it was in the past. However, receiving an academic education is still difficult … Continue reading Anthropology: Sociocultural Implications in the Struggle for Women’s Education in Pakistan

Sociocultural Representation of Pregnancy in Modern Art History

 “There are only two sexes, their meeting is necessary to procreate, which creates a succession of generations whose natural order cannot be reversed” (Héritier, 1996). This article about pregnancy in art explores the relationship between the sexes, which remains a … Continue reading Sociocultural Representation of Pregnancy in Modern Art History

Rosalind Franklin looking through microscope

The Matilda Effect: Forgotten Accomplishments and Contributions of Women In STEM

For centuries, civilization has been modernized through a series of inventions that broadened our understanding of the life around us. While there is an abundance of male scientists that are celebrated today for their work, it is not as common … Continue reading The Matilda Effect: Forgotten Accomplishments and Contributions of Women In STEM