New Observations is delighted to have photographer and filmmaker Phil Borges to our podcast this week. Mia Feroleto first watched his TED Talk, several years ago and has watched it five or six times since. Phil’s work rang a bell with her as it paralleled her own experience during her
The common assumption that prehistoric females in hunter-gatherer societies were relegated to the role of gatherers is being upended, with the discovery of the burial site of a female Neolithic hunter in Peru leading to another study that concluded that a much larger portion of females in prehistoric societies may
In a small state in India, women rule, with property, wealth and last names passing from mother to daughter, instead of from father to son. In reaction to this, instead of a feminist movement, there is a men’s movement.
In BBC News, Timothy Allen quotes one of the movement’s advocates as saying that they "do not want to bring women down. We just want to bring the men up to where the women are" (This sounds familiar to Western women!)