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Eve Ensler

Congo Cancer: My Cancer is Arbitrary Congo's Atrocities Are Very Deliberate

Eve Ensler | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eve Ensler

How does one survive cancer? Of course -- good doctors, good insurance, good luck. But the real healing comes from not being forgotten. From attention, from care, from love, from being surrounded by a community.

Jambo, Ben Affleck

Anne C. Richard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Anne C. Richard

Actor Ben Affleck has just launched a new charity that aims to bring attention and funding to community groups in eastern Congo, including local organizations that aid survivors of sexual violence.

International Women's Day: 11 Women Who Are Changing The World (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Today is International Women's Day. March 8 is set aside to commemorate the achievements of women in politics, science and social change. At HuffPost...

Eve Ensler Teaches Men To Find Their Inner Vagina

HuffPost Citizen Reporting | Lindsay Maizel | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Eve Ensler, iconic for both her Louise Brooks bob and the creation of "The Vagina Monologues" spread her message of feminine empowerment at the 92nd S...

NY Assignment Desk: Eve Ensler at 92Y, Andrew W.K., Chili Cook-Off

Huffington Post | Fernanda Diaz | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Huffington Post continues its local coverage with the help of the Eyes&Ears Citizen Journalism Unit. To join the local reporting team and receive adva...

Excerpting I Am an Emotional Creature: The Secret Life of Girls Around the World

Eve Ensler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Eve Ensler

I am an emotional creature. Things do not come to me as intellectual theories or hard-shaped ideas. They pulse through my organs and legs and burn up my ears.

Eve Ensler's 'I Am An Emotional Creature'

AlterNet | Marianne Schnall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Ensler describes the result as "a call to girls, about girls, for girls, around the world, to be their authentic selves," to overcome the "pressures t...

Eve Ensler's Mission: Awaken the 'Girl Self'

Marianne Schnall | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marianne Schnall

Eleven years after the launch of V-Day, Eve Ensler sets out to do for girls what she did for women--uncover the truth of their experiences and create a global dialogue. Her V-Girls campaign debuts this month.

Tips For Making Peace With Valentine's Day

Dr. Susan Corso | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Corso

VDay isn't always a delight for everyone. Not everyone has drunk the koolaid of our couple society. More to the point, a lot of us are d-o-n-e with co...

Eve Ensler's New Book

The New York Times | DEBORAH SOLOMON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Your new book, "I Am an Emotional Creature," is a collection of 30-plus fictional monologues in which you assume the confiding, often plaintive, voice...

Te Tremble - The Haitian Earth Trembled

Amy Goodman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Amy Goodman

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti -- Te tremble (pron. Tay Tromblay) is Haitian Creole for "earthquake." Its literal translation: "The earth trembled." After the ...

Ten Radical Acts for Congo in the New Year

Eve Ensler | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eve Ensler

Having just been in the Congo for the last month, it is evident that the more than 12-year economic war in the Democratic Republic of Congo rages on. Almost 6 million dead. Here's what we do about it.

Human Rights Watch Damns MONUC in Congo: Leaked UN Internal Memo Supports the Accusations

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Georgianne Nienaber

What has happened to the innocent in Congo goes far beyond anything that rational minds can comprehend. Is this why the US has turned such a blind eye to what is happening there?

The Four Months Since Hillary

Eve Ensler | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eve Ensler

Since Secretary Clinton's wildly publicized and celebrated visit to Congo in August, the war has raged on and taken its toll.

If It's Art, Must It Be Pornography?

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Georgianne Nienaber

I'm all for freedom expression even when it comes to veiled pornography, but I don't want to be tricked into buying it for God's sake.

Military Sexual Trauma - Seeking Justice

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Marcia G. Yerman

While embedded with Marines during the invasion of Iraq, journalist Mercedes Gallego was cautioned that it was not safe to be alone. The reason, the servicewomen explained, was fear of being raped.

Does the Brotherhood of Fame Endow You With a Lifetime Exemption From Accountability?

Eve Ensler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Eve Ensler

No one is arguing the genius of Roman Polanski, or even the pain and tragedy of his difficult life. But in the end, that has nothing to do with the crime he committed.

Project Runway Episode 5 Recap and Photos: Derelicte

Una LaMarche | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Una LaMarche

The designers arrive at their secret destination: the LA Times! I'm actually kind of amazed that employees weren't setting things on fire in the background during this scene--isn't it like Lord of the Flies over there now?

The Terminator is Back

Eve Ensler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Eve Ensler

Schwarzenegger has always had contempt for the vulnerable, or maybe it's just his own inner girlie man he despises. But now he has gone too far.

Kimya II: A Newer, More Quiet Raping in the Congo

Eve Ensler | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eve Ensler

UN peacekeepers in the Congo are not passively standing by and watching the massacres, they are actually supporting the perpetrators.

War on Women in Congo

Eve Ensler | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eve Ensler

What I witnessed in Congo has shattered and changed me forever. I will never be the same. None of us should ever be the same.

If a Woman Gets Raped in the Congo and No One Chooses to Hear it, Did it Happen?

Leeat Granek, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Leeat Granek, Ph.D.

10 things you can do right now, today, tonight, from your own home that don't involve money, to end the widespread, brutal violence against women in the Congo and throughout the world.

Save The Girls, Save The Economy

Julia Moulden | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Julia Moulden

The video begins with a provocative statement. "The world is a mess." And asks the viewer to agree or disagree. How would you respond? (Watch video....

Turning Pain to Power

Marianne Schnall | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Marianne Schnall

The stories that come out of the Congo include females being raped by militia men in front of their families and rape victims ranging from as young as six months to as old as 83 years.

The Never Ending War

Eve Ensler and Stephen Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eve Ensler and Stephen Lewis

If rape is a weapon of the Congo's war, then treat it with the gravity afforded every other weapon. Until the sexual violence ends, the world has no right to speak of peace.