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Foot Binding

The Last Women Foot Binders Of China Deserve To Be Seen

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 06.13.2014 | Arts

Zhang Yun Ying is a perfect specimen of grandmother, with bright white hair and profound wrinkles that get better when she smiles. But it’s her stri...

They Tried To Bind My Grandmother's Feet -- Fortunately, She Was A Rebel

Daisy J Lin | Posted 04.12.2013 | Women
Daisy J Lin

The shoes my grandmother refused remind me not to take my freedom for granted -- freedom to roam, freedom to pursue my passions and just as importantly, freedom to make my own mistakes.

Women And Fashion

Robin S. Rosenberg, Ph.D. | Posted 09.19.2011 | Women
Robin S. Rosenberg, Ph.D.

If your clothes make your body hurt or feel uncomfortable, you're more likely to become annoyed with, or not like, your body, you're certainly going to become more conscious of your body in a way that isn't necessarily positive.

Erin Clements

'Snow Flower': Foot Binding, High Heels And The Cost Of Beauty

HuffingtonPost.com | Erin Clements | Posted 09.19.2011 | Women

"Snow Flower and the Secret Fan" deftly weaves the stories of two pairs of female companions. Snow Flower and Lily experience the torturous process of...

Women Changing China and the World: Modern-Day Lessons from a Foot-Binding Foe

Debora L. Spar | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Debora L. Spar

From my perch at Barnard College, I see an extraordinary generation of young women grappling with new ideas about feminism and new views of women's power and leadership.