Dining for Women potlucks fight gender inequality

For seven years, Kamala was an indentured servant, “rented” out by her parents for $50 a year. Today, she’s the Himalayan nation’s first female motorcycle mechanic, earning $50 a day. Kamala owes her freedom and improved prospects to Dining for Women, a global, nonprofit “giving circle.” The organization will be celebrated at A Sunset Soiree, a dinner fundraiser on Saturday, April 25.

Stopping the violence

“Why stage The Vagina Monologues?” As organizer and co-director of Warren Wilson College’s production of The Vagina Monologues, I’ve been asked this question more times than I can count. Why have I dedicated so much of my life to this play? This week, two different friends of mine told me they’d been raped by a […]

V Is for violating modesty and dignity

On Feb. 14, women on campuses around the country will be celebrating “V-Day.” To the uninitiated, this might sound like an abbreviation for Valentine’s Day. But to “vagina warriors” at more than 1,000 universities in the United States, it stands for “Victory, Valentine and Vagina.” UNCA is one of 19 universities in the state, including […]