Anjana Samant

Anjana Samant is a Senior Staff Attorney at Women’s Rights Project

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Social media has proven itself as a tool for political activism, from online boycotts to offline gatherings. (Photo: Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images) Views
Tuesday, June 30, 2020
TikTok Teens and the Trump Campaign: How Social Media Amplifies Political Activism and Threatens Election Integrity
The lower-than-expected attendance at President Trump’s rally in Tulsa on June 20 was attributed, at least in part, to an online army of K-pop fans who used the social network TikTok to organize and reserve tickets for the rally as a means of pranking the campaign . Similarly, the historically...
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To achieve meaningful gender justice, we need to apply a gender lens in analyzing both problems and solutions.(Photo: Flickr/cc) Views
Friday, December 28, 2018
The First Step Act Is a Small Step for Incarcerated Women
The enactment of the First Step Act earlier this month will bring some much-needed change to our criminal justice system. But the First Step Act remains just that, a first step — particularly with respect to the impact that mass incarceration has had on cisgender women and trans people. The...
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